Particular emphasis will be placed upon the legal, financial and political considerations and the corresponding regulatory approaches implemented in Europe and elsewhere concerning the creation of digital works of art, the art trade, the operation of the markets concerned, the function of intellectual property law at the EU and international level, the protection of cultural heritage and protection against unlawfully acquired works of art.
The Art Law and Arts Management programme of the International Hellenic University adopts a multi-disciplinary approach and is addressed to graduates of various academic backgrounds, including law, economics, political science, history of art, philosophy, etc., who wish to specialize in the interrelation between art, law and the economy.
We aim at providing candidates with:
- the specialized legal, financial and cultural background to pursue a successful career in academia and research, private organisations that commercialise works of art, museums, art collections, law firms practicing in the field or public sector organizations involved in the management, legal protection, re-claiming and supporting works of art;
- legal and financial expertise on the operation and management of art markets (including sales of works of art, art portfolio management, art auctions etc.);
- in-depth knowledge on the national and international legal framework on national heritage, monument preservation, art loans or archaeology laws;
- intellectual property law expertise within a globalized art market;
- insights on those fields of law (constitutional, civil, penal etc.) affecting the legal protection of works of art.
- Cultural property regulation and national and international heritage legislation. International protection of cultural property
- UNESCO and culture. The artist and his work. Artists' rights. Multimedia
- Artwork Transactions - Legal aspects of international trade in art (dealers, museums, collectors, collection as investment property, auctions, auction houses)
- Settlement of disputes concerning cultural objects
- Copyright Law (national - international)
- Arts management
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
A completed application form, including personal statement (500 words)All candidates should have a good university degree in a relevant subject from a recognised University. In evidence of this, candidates should provide the following:
- For graduates of Greek Universities, a clearly legible photocopy or scanned copy of your degree certificate and transcripts, detailing the courses studied and grades attained.
- For graduates of non-Greek institutions, certified copies of your degree certificate and transcripts are required, detailing the courses studied and grades attained.
Two academic referencesProof of competence in English
Two recent passport-size photographsA copy of your CV
International4000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4000 EUR per year during 18 months.
EU/EEA4000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4000 EUR per year during 18 months.
Living costs for Thessaloníki
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.