Bachelor Cultural Coordination

Lyon , Paris

3 year cycle


In a nutshell

The Bachelor’s programme in “Cultural Coordination”:

  • 3 year-programme after a high-school diploma equivalent to the French Baccalaureate
  • French Level II recognised diploma (RNCP published on the Official Journal on 14/04/2012), awarding 180 credits
  • Distance learning via EAC Campus Digital available

The educational objectives of the programme

Students in the “Cultural Coordination” Bachelor’s benefit from a programme aiming at enabling them to understand and know the diverse nature of artistic forms, as well as the practices and activities of the sector, and master the main activities, enhancing relations with the audience (communication, cultural coordination, dissemination).

Courses related to the understanding of the different artistic sectors and their practices account for 30% of the programme. Understanding the professional world and its customs accounts for 70% of the programme.

After completing the programme, students will acquire the following competences :

  • Understanding of contemporary artistic and cultural practices
  • General history of arts and culture
  • General knowledge of the professional world in the sector
  • Knowledge of the customs and practices enhancing dissemination and distribution of arts and artists among all audiences

In the fourth semester (Year 2), choosing two options in one of the main domains of the sector will enable students to acquire in-depth knowledge of artistic and cultural projects and of professional practices in order to coordinate them : music, performing arts, cultural heritage & museums, cinema and medias.

The academic programme is conceived as to alternate: classes and professional experiences during the three years, with namely, a 7-month compulsory internship (full-time or 14 months part-time) over the 3 years.

The objective of professionalisation is achieved in year 3 with the realisation of a professional project (alternating individual work and group work).

Practice of English will enable students to acquire a level enabling them to meet ordinary communication needs (TOEIC), integrated with field-specific vocabulary.

Assets of the programme :

  • Introduction to the creative and production process from year 1, enabling students to be better prepared to relations with artists and actors involved in a production (artistic directors, agents, production managers, etc.)
  • Interactions with the professional world from the first year and throughout the training programme
  • An educational approach alternating individual and cooperative work



  • Year 1 : Holding a high-school diploma equivalent to the French Baccalaureate
  • Year 2 : Having successfully completed at least 1 year of university education
  • Year 3 : Having successfully completed at least 2 years of university education

Langue (Anglais) :

  • None, students will sit a test upon entering the training programme that will evaluate their level and help improvement.


Courses ECTS
Contemporary creation 12
Arts, culture and cultural practices 36
Culture and Society 30


Seminars/workshops ECTS
Professional practices, communication, production, cultural coordination 36
Understanding the professional world 24
New technologies and new media 8


Sectoral seminars (2 options) ECTS
Music 10
Performing Arts
Cinema and Media
Cultural heritage and Museums


Professional immersion ECTS
Operational experiences 6
Professional immersion 12


Total 180
Language practice
English 6


A profession at the crossroads of passion, communication and culture

Cultural Coordinators facilitate access to artistic projects and works for the audience, their role corresponds to the positions of assistant for: communication (i.e. community manager), public reception and interactions with the audience (cultural actions), dissemination of works and artistic productions within professional networks (production assistant, agent).


Cultural coordinators conceive, implement and disseminate communication tools : posters, brochures, press kits, artists’ biographies, presentation of a show, exhibition contents, catalogues, etc. They develop and implement questionnaires and, public surveys to be analysed with a view to issuing recommendations. They understand the artistic and cultural content of their area of work. They are able to outline different relations between audiences and culture, in order to ensure coordination, animation or cultural actions.


Cultural Coordinators love interacting and are able to communicate. They are sensitive to culture and to its different expressions : fine arts, literature, theatre arts, music, audio-visuals, cultural heritage, etc. They understand how the different sectors are professionally organised and enjoy participating in artistic events. Armed with these skills, they act as vital links for the dissemination of arts and culture.


  • Paris
  • Culture


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