in Cultural and artistic management

Educational goals

Learn Cultural

Open in initial or continuous training, in French or English, the year of MBA concentrates the main pedagogical axes of the Master in Cultural management.

Its purpose is to teach how to conduct artistic and cultural projects within public and private organisms, or allow you to develop your own project.

The course gives knowledge on the cultural sector in general, its peculiarities (uses, law, structure) and practices in relation to projects management.

Classes are designed for students to:

  • Acquire methods of work, studies and reflexion and develop one’s process.
  • Understand the practices and professional uses of actors, institutions and companies of the cultural sector in its diversity. 
  • Comprehend societal, economic and political issues of culture. 
  • Initiate oneself to operational and project management. 
  • Know the legal, administrative and financial tools proper to the cultural sector.

Professionalization is at the heart of the course and conducts the training, with directed workshops on project management, in group or individually.

The conception and development of a professional project is a major feature in the assessment of your knowledge and acquired practices. 

Students in the MBA in Cultural management follow an intensive programme going through all cultural and artistic environments by the intermediary of workshops. With this, you will be able to watch over all culture jobs in every sector (audiovisual, live entertainment, music and heritage).

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of the course
  1. An objective of professionalization present at all stages of the training, with a team composed of professionals.
  2. A teaching take on today’s culture.
  3. A course in continual improvement to adhere as much as possible to project management: digital, collaborative work, responsible management, entrepreneurship…


  • In the context of initial training, hold a M2.
  • For the continuous training, access is conditioned by the years of experience and/or the obtained diploma.
  • The access to this degree is doable via Validation of prior learning assessment.


  • 1 year
ECTS credits
Non-binding informations

Not teachers



  • Year 5 : 8,950€


  • Year 5 : 8,800€

For more details, download the price list.

The trades

From conception to management of the cultural structures

The Cultural Manager finds the best balance between original culture offers, innovative and creative, and the respect of the demands (institutions, cultural industries, …). 


The Cultural Manager has a training that covers the whole spectrum of project management: from programmation to budgeting, passing by companies’ rights and artists’ and heritage rights, from taxation to communication, from security to mediation.

He is the one who can occupy official posts or first assistant positions in project management in all operational sectors, inside a cultural institution: production, diffusion, relations with the audience.

He defines communication and marketing strategies in order to enlarge the audience. He assists artists and coordinates the whole project. He can design, program events and frame their realization.


  • The Cultural  Manager defines objectives and sets means to attain them. 
  • Organized, he’s also curious, quick-witted, open-minded and imaginative.
  • Innovative, he likes to develop new concepts.
  • He’s got sense of management and knows how to arbitrate .

The jobs

  • Administrator
  • Communication manager
  • Cultural affairs manager
  • Cultural mediator
  • Production officer


You occupy a central position inside of a troop or cultural structure (theater, opera, company...). You ensure the administrative and financial management of a show (public subsidies, partnerships, budget, supply chain, communication...). You also ensure the staff management.

You collaborate with the whole technical, administrative and artistic team. Being administrator implies to perfectly know the world of show. You are rigorous, efficient, management and number friendly, but above all, passionate about the artistic sector.

Communication manager

Be it for internal or external communication, you conceive and develop cultural contents to serve the strategy given by the executive board.

Communication campaign, events organization, brochures, reports and media plan: your job to install the best communication strategy possible.

Your goal: facilitate the relations of your company with its environment and needs: audience, producers, location.

Cultural affairs manager

Organize festivals, program theater pieces, dance shows, price the artists (exhibitions, events). Your mission is to bring the public towards culture.

Be it for a city, a museum, an association, a festival or via a regional center of cultural affairs, you offer and put in place the cultural demonstrations in their entirety: elaborate the budgets, research for financing, communicate and manage the artistic and technical teams are part of your missions.

Why not you?

Cultural mediator

You are a communicative person and/or manager, depending on the structure size. You favor the meeting between a cultural event and its audience and make the link with the artist, the public, and the institution.

The cultural companies calling for cultural mediators : associations, clubs, employee representative committee, artistic companies, cultural centers.


Production officer

You are an administrator and a manager serving an artistic project.

You research partners, deal with the budget, plan the program, and ensure the supply chain coordination of the project and its production.

You establish deed of assignments and hiring of artists, coproductions and hold the accountability of the taxation folder.

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