Management in the world of culture aims to touch humans in their vibrant hearts...

Arts and Management

Management in the world of culture aims to touch humans in their vibrant hearts. You want to understand why people visit Wacken festival and why the "MoMa" is famous.

You believe management is more than looking at numbers and having a profit-only mentality: It is a matter of creative thinking and critical reflection and generating a strategic and purposeful vision. In particular, thinking like an artist can open eyes and develop new perspectives in management.

In short: It’s the ‘Art of Management’.
The curriculum combines a critical and integral perspective on management studies with a focus on the culture and different fields of arts. It refers to fine arts, theatre, movies, literature and more. In a variety of modules students learn the theory and history of arts, the critical potential of artworks, challenges in managing the arts and the interrelations of arts, politics, society and economy.

There is a strong focus on applied skills like project management, consulting companies, but also developing
creative methods for individual cultural projects. In a semester abroad, the students can specialize their skills at one of our partner universities.

"Arts and Management" suits for everyone who later wants to work in these fields:

  • City or Region Marketing
  • Creative Entrepreneur
  • General Management
  • Museum or Theater Management

Arts and Management is your thing? Then you've come to the right place!

 

Factsheet on the study program

All at a glance

Application Deadline

EU: 15. Sep., non-EU: 15. Jul. or later, depending on the visa process of your home country

Study program start

End of September

Study Duration

6 semesters

Tuition fee

690 € / month

Total ECTS

180

Taught in

English + other language courses

Practice

Company projects, practical and semester abroad

Lectures

On Mondays to Fridays (as well as block seminars)

Program Structure: Management and Arts

Each module in the Arts and Management course at Karlshochschule opens up a new and exciting world. When I look at the module overview, I can see how my course contents are logically interlinked and how this provides me with a much broader spectrum of Arts and Management.

What's Culture, what's Art?

6 ECTS

Challenges in Managing Culture

5 ECTS

Introduction to Management

6 ECTS

Responsible Practices

5 ECTS

Introduction to Scientific Research Methods

8 ECTS

English / German as a Foreign Language 1.1

4 ECTS

Local Networks & Practices: Arts, Economy, Politics & Civil Society

6 ECTS

The Radical Potential of Arts: History, Present & Past

6 ECTS

Strategy as Theory and Practice

5 ECTS

Community Project

5 ECTS

English / German as a Foreign Language 2

4 ECTS

Storytelling & Integrated Communication

6 ECTS

Aerea Studies

6 ECTS

Resources: Financial Resources, Human Resources, Organization

6 ECTS

Introductory Consulting Project

6 ECTS

Foreign Language 2.1

6 ECTS

Cultural Entrepreneurship

6 ECTS

Artistic Project

6 ECTS

Change & Learning

6 ECTS

Controlling, Accounting & Reporting

6 ECTS

Foreign Language 2.2 or Host Language

6 ECTS

Current Issues in Arts Management

6 ECTS

Arts Elective

6 ECTS

Management Elective

6 ECTS

International Project

6 ECTS

Elective: Culture & Language Foreign Lg. / Host Language

6 ECTS

Bachelor Thesis incl. its Defence

12 ECTS

Internship Project

18 ECTS

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