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04 Jul 2016 - 17 Jul 2016

Unicult2020 | International Arts & Cultural Management and Policy Programme

unicult logo 1Unicult2020 - The international Arts & Cultural Management and Policy Programme takes place July 4th – 17th 2016 at the University of Rijeka, Croatia. The 2 week summer school is open for applications. Main focus of the 2016 edition is 'Financing the Arts and Culture'.


Unicult2020 is the International Arts & Culture Management and Policy Programme held at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences - University of Rijeka. It is in conformity with Bologna Process higher education standards and the European cultural management and cultural policy educational standards. The program is planned in order to increase participant's knowledge and skills on cultural policy and cultural management and to emphasize the importance of cultivating creative capital by acting as a bridge between education and the community. Unicult2020 program's structure consists of two parts: theoretical and practical, over the course of two weeks between July 4th and July 17th of 2016 (112 hours in total). The main focus of 2016 edition will be on Financing the Arts and Culture.
Initiated by the Department of Culture of the City of Rijeka, as a part or Rijeka’s nomination for the European Capital of Culture in 2020, the program is designed:
  •  to enhance the participant's critical skills in cultural policy, programming and organization
  •  to emphasize the importance of cultivating creative capital by linking the education with the community
  •  to increase the intercultural competence of emerging cultural operators and guiding them to undertake international actions.
Unicult2020 is coordinated by a partnership between academics, cultural operators and local authorities. The program is designed by Daniela Urem in consultation with Chris Torch (Intercult/Sweden).

who should attend?

  • Academics
  • Researchers
  • Undergraduate students
  • Masters and PhD students
  • Cultural operators and professionals
  • Representatives from international organizations and Institutes of Culture
  • Anyone interested in this topic

why attend?

The Unicult2020 program is aimed to help the participants:
  • Build their knowledge and skills on cultural policy and intercultural dialogue
  • Develop a critical understanding of the diverse and changing relationships between culture and international politics
  • Experience diverse opportunities to engage with current key policy and practitioner concerns
  • Receive a body of work and experiences that can be used to deepen their knowledge
  • Internationalize their career and develop their professional network in Europe
  • Gain access to a rich bibliography on Culture in External Relations and Cultural Diplomacy
Download Unicult2020 APPLICATION form Tuition for Unicult2020’s two week program is 550 euros per participant. Number of participants accepted to the course is limited to 50.

Deadline for receipt of application by email is June 20th 2016.

Applications are considered on a first-come, first-served basis.