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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
The aim of this MBA in Arts and Cultural Management offered by the IESA - School of Arts and Culture, in partnership with PSB - Paris School of Business, is to prepare students for their future career in arts and cultural management. IESA trains future managers of art institutions and future entrepreneurs of the industry. 


Core teaching weaves together a range of different approaches to the cultural industries: high-level business management, creative entrepreneurship, art and culture fundraising, event management, and design and creative marketing.

This Arts and Cultural Management offered by the IESA - School of Arts and Culture is designed to develop students’ understanding of the art and performing arts sectors and develop professional skills in art management and business. Professional studies are underpinned by courses on the history of twentieth century art and theatre, providing students with a hands-on experience of the artistic and cultural backgrounds.

Career opportunities
  • Art Expert
  • Artist Agent 
  • Artistic Director
  • Contemporary Art Advisor 
  • Event Producer 
  • Exhibition Curator
  • Festival Manager
  • Gallery Manager
  • Performing Arts Event Director
  • Theater Producer


Occupation Title degree, Master's level, Level 1: Degree recognized by the French government.  

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Marketing management
  • International Business
  • Strategic Management
  • Finance Management
  • Digital Business
  • Project training

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: We accept students onto a rolling basis however we strongly encourage applicants to contact us as soon as they can. Applications are considered until July 1st. Late applications may be accepted. 
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

MBA Entrance Requirement
  • Candidates must have obtained a 4 year undergraduate degree.  Students with a 3 year BA degree can be admitted to the 16-month program.
  • Students in their final undergraduate year may apply for admission and will be required to provide proof of graduation prior to full registration.
  • 1 year work experience necessary for students who completed a B.A. in three years.

If you are thinking of applying to our MBA, please send us the following documentation:

  • The Application Form 
  • A CV
  • Cover letter of circa 2,000 words
  • Official transcripts of studies
  • Copies of diplomas
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • Official score of a standardised English exam 
  • 4 ID pictures
  • Photocopy of valid passport or identity card

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18000 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Paris

  • 1195 - 1780 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


  • To help you achieve your educational goals, IESA offers various financing options. Our advisers are available to help you find the best solution.  Several installments are possible before the start of term.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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