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15 Jan 2016

European Diploma in Cultural Project Management 2016/2017


Call for applications from cultural managers for the European Diploma in Cultural Project Management 2016/17, a pan-European training programme arising from the will to foster cultural diversity as well as transregional and transnational cultural exchanges.

The Association Marcel Hicter is the organizer and manager of the course.
The objective is threefold:

* To strengthen the knowledge of cultural managers about European, national and regional cultural policies;
* To improve cultural managers skills to run cultural co-operation projects;
* To develop a network of European cultural managers.

Each year, around 25 professionals from +/- 20 countries are taking part in the European Diploma. Since 1989, more than 560 cultural managers from 44 countries (from Europe mainly and the Middle East, Canada, Sénégal, etc) followed this course. The programme is supported by the Council of Europe.

Who is the training for?

Cultural managers from public and private organizations who are actively involved in the management of cultural and artistic projects in their region, with at least 2 years experience. The training languages being English and French, applicants must be fluent in English.

Content and Organization

The European Diploma is organized so that the participants carry on with their professional activities. The programme lasts one year and is organized in 3 phases: 2 residential sessions, a comparative study and an evaluation + seminar phase.

The residential sessions

Two sessions of a 9 days take place in two different countries each year. The next training session, will be organised in Luxemburg in May 2016 (13-22 May 2016), and in Albania (tbc) in October 2016. The themes, which will be discussed, are: Europe and culture; project management, cultural cooperation, operational management of cultural projects, fund raising etc.

See website for further details, fees and application form.

Deadline for applications: 15 January 2016