MBA in Arts Management


Program Description

MBA in Arts Management


MBA in Arts Management

Students interested in Arts Management benefit from Paris' unique position in the world: strong academic learning is made relevant through professional visits and exploratory field trips. Visiting professors and guest speakers from the industry share their knowledge with students, providing invaluable understanding of the theory and practice of the art and performing arts sectors. Students also have the opportunity to participate in cultural projects. Learning is particularly dynamic and interactive: syllabi clarify the body of knowledge to be mastered, while reference textbooks facilitate student preparation and home-learning. Our experienced international faculty brings academic and professional learning to life, while utilizing cutting-edge teaching methods.


  • Art Dealer
  • Art Expert
  • Gallery Manager
  • Contemporary Art Advisor
  • Artist Agent
  • Cultural Heritage Manager
  • Exhibition Curator
  • Cultural Tourism Advisor
  • Artistic Director
  • Cultural Institution Manager
  • Performing Arts Event Director
  • Theater Producer
  • Festival Manager
  • Event Producer


An intensive twelve-month program, designed to develop students’ understanding of the art and performing arts sectors, while developing their professional skills in arts management and business, in order to become future managers of arts and cultural institutions and future entrepreneurs in the cultural industries.

The curriculum is based on two trimesters of intensive business courses combined with introductory Art History & Performing Arts immersion courses. The program also uses business case studies and practical projects, providing students the opportunity to acquire knowledge through practical experience, while enriching their artistic and cultural backgrounds.

In the third trimester students choose between two specializations: Art Markets/Museum Studies or Performing Arts Management. Students present a final theoretical project in which they demonstrate their event planning skills to a jury.

Students must also write a dissertation thesis of 60-80 pages.


  • THEME: Arts Management
  • DURATION: 1 year
  • TUITION FEES: 17000 euros
  • PROGRAM TYPE: Full time program
  • INTAKE: September & January
  • LOCATION: Paris
  • DEGREE: MBA Degree
  • DOUBLE DEGREE TRACK: Degree recognized by the French state


Candidates must have obtained an undergraduate degree (B.A., B.Sc. or equivalent). Students in their final undergraduate year may apply for admission and will be required to provide proof of graduation prior to full registration.

Work experience is preferred but not obligatory for admission.

Non-native speakers of English must also provide proof of English language proficiency

This school offers programs in:
  • English
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Jan. 2017
Sept. 2017
1 year
Full time
17,000 EUR
Start date Jan. 2017
France Paris, Ile-de-France
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Duration 1 year
Price 17,000 EUR
Start date Sept. 2017
France Paris, Ile-de-France
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Duration 1 year
Price 17,000 EUR