Specialised Master® in Management of Cultural and Artistic Activities

(in partnership with the University of Ca' Foscari, Venezia)


Our programme targets your expertise

Our programme targets your expertise

Building on the expertise of ESCP Europe and Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, the Specialized Master® in Management of Cultural and Artistic Activities provides participants with a solid base of applied management concepts and skills in fields related to culture and the arts.

This full-time curriculum is spread over one year divided into 3 terms as follows:

  • 2 terms of intensive courses - September to December in Venice; from January to March on the ESCP Europe Paris Campus. 
  • 1 term of professionalisation from April to December : a company placement of at least 4 months and a professional thesis defended orally to a committee between early November and mid-December the year following the September intake.

Classes are taught in Italian, English and French


Sponsorship Committee

The Specialised Master® is backed by a sponsorship committee including:

  • The Ecole du Louvre,
  • The French Auction Market Authority (Conseil des ventes volontaires aux enchères publiques),
  • The French national publisher’s union (Syndicat national de l’édition),
  • The Palazzo Grassi (François Pinault Foundation),
  • The Venice International Foundation, Distretto Veneto dei Beni Culturali, Fondazione di Venezia,
  • The Réunion des Musées Nationaux,
  • The Opéra National de Paris,
  • Théâtre National de Chaillot,
  • MC 93,
  • Le 104,
  • Jeu de Paume Museum,
  • and other theatre companies (Jean Pierre Vincent, Royal de Luxe, etc.).




Academic Committee

Comprised of academics and business professionals, the Academic Committee meets regularly to assess the Sponsorship Committee’s activities. In addition, its members have an advising role for participating students. Close involvement helps ensure ongoing evaluation of the programme’s relevance and contents. Committee members also provide practical expertise for overseeing research projects, make presentations on specialised topics, and assist students with their preparation for entry into the business world.