MA in Arts & Cultural Management

MBA Arts
MBA Arts
Practical information
Entry level
Bachelor or equivalent
Exit level
September & January

Key Points

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• 12 month program

• 100% in English 

• Study in the art & culture capital of the world

• MA and MBA double degree

• +70 nationalities on an international campus

• 2 Tracks: Art Track or Event Track

Exclusive business tour & company visits

• Optional 6 month internship

• Unique professional networking opportunities

• 2 intakes: September & January

Why choose the MA in Art & Cultural Management?


French expertise for an international career.

Immerse yourself in the world’s artistic and cultural capital: Paris. The City of Light provides you with the perfect environment to study for your specialized Master of Arts (MA) in Art & Cultural Management.


Thanks to the myriad of astounding museums, galleries, and monuments, the program takes full advantage of the abundant art and cultural life that Paris has to offer.


The MA program is designed to prepare you to meet the demands of the complex art and culture industry, whilst catering for diverse audiences.


Combining core courses rooted in business practices together with art history and cultural studies, you will be equipped to become a dynamic, innovative and creative business manager In the field of art and culture..



Double degree with IESA – Institut d’études supérieures des Arts

The MA in Art & Cultural Management is delivered in partnership with IESA, one of the most reputable art market schools in Europe.


At the end of your studies, you will be awarded with an MA degree from PSB Paris School of Business, and an MBA degree from IESA.

MBA Arts
MBA Arts
MBA Arts
MBA Arts

Learning by Doing

Gaining first-hand experience is a key component of the M.A. program, and thanks to the school’s prime location in Paris, the city becomes your classroom!


You will also participate in a business tour and company visits in other EU cities in order to gain in-depth knowledge of the European art and culture market.


  • Experience total immersion in the arts and cultural industries thanks to business tours
  • Learn firsthand from experts and industry leaders during company visits
  • Expand your professional network


Previous business tour and company visits include: Louvre museum, Versailles palace, the Lyon Biennale, Maastricht, London, Berlin, and Brussels to name but a few.


Business Core
Leadership & Professional Workshop Modules
Track Choice
Blended Learning Modules


  • Marketing & communication
  • Art history
  • Strategic management
  • International business
  • Finance for managers
  • Digital business


  • Leadership & management
  • Business game
  • Research methodology
  • Computing & software seminar
  • Career seminar
  • Business tour



Event Track


  • Intellectual property
  • Event management
  • Legal environment
  • History of performing arts
  • European policy & cultural heritage
  • Socio & field survey of performing arts
  • Economics of cultural industries
  • Performance art management practices


Art Track


  • Creative entrepreneurship
  • Financing cultural projects
  • Tax applied to art environment
  • Legal environment
  • History of fine arts
  • Museum law
  • Performance arts & curating exhibitions
  • Socio & field survey of the art market
  • Intellectual property


  • Taxation applied to the art markets
  • Economics of the art market
  • Social media & digital communication
  • Event management
  • Luxury & craftsmanship
  • Automotive industry


  • Learning techniques and turbocharging successful learning
  • Learn how to make effective busniess decisions about your future career
  • An unconventional approach to management strategy
  • Business negociation: Key tactics for success
  • How businesses and organizations behave in situations in which strategic decisions are interdependant
  • Emotional intelligence and leadership
  • International organizational behavior

Innovative teaching methods


Benefit from exposure to a highly integrative learning approach:


  • blended learning modules, consisting of online and interactive components
  • entrepreneurial projects and business simulations so you gain real business know-how and valuable hands-on experience
  • targeted seminars focused on leadership and management as well as career-building skills. Modules delivered in partnership with Cours Florent, one of France's leading drama training institutes



What next?

Opening the door to a plethora of career opportunities:

  • arts commerce
  • exhibition manager
  • event planner
  • museum or gallery curator
  • artistic director
  • theater producer


How to apply


Download my Brochure and Application Form
Cynthia Cervantes
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