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  • Programme type Laurea Magistrale (Second cycle degree/Two year Master - 120 ECTS)
  • Place of teaching Bologna
  • Language English
  • Type of access Restricted access
  • Degree Programme Class LM-76 - Environmental and cultural economics
  • Degree Programme Director Luca Zan
  • Learning activities Course structure diagram

Build your own future. This is what you can do with this degree.

About the programme

GIOCA aims to open access to Arts and cultural organizations. It is designed to train a professional figure, with a solid grounding in management, positioned to interact effectively with the artistic-cultural dimension of different types of organizations. Graduates will be able to carry out executive roles such as Cultural Manager, Project Manager or Fundraiser both in private and public organizations in the Arts and in the creative industries.
GIOCA is one of the most recognized players in high-quality university education, and it is part of a network of international degrees in the Arts management field. Besides international partnerships with universities from all around the globe, GIOCA offers as well a Double Degree Program with the Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh (USA).

5 reasons to enrol on the degree programme

A programme aimed to forge the skills of worldwide cultural organizations and creative industries’ future leaders

Based on a strong interdisciplinary approach comprising management studies, humanities and practical skills

The ideal environment to gain an international perspective, grow team working abilities and enhance entrepreneurial skills

The international dimension is strengthen by study exchange possibilities, double degree programme and foreign guests

Research-based and hands-on approach: a faculty composed of both academics and professionals

GIOCA stands out because it conveys with passion and curiosity what is happening in the world about managing and innovating in the field of culture, arts and creativity with the ability to analyze the local contexts. Furthermore, the heterogeneous group of professors and students who go along with you for two years will have a fundamental value.

Giulia Naldi, graduate 2017

The course in numbers

  • 94% International students and students not residing in the region

  • 87% Graduates aligned to the exam schedule

  • 42% Graduates with experience abroad

  • 83% Graduates satisfied with their studies

  • 80% Graduates who are working

  • 5% Graduates who are not working but are studying or not looking for work

  • 15% Graduates who are not working but looking for work

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