Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

Cattolica International

Methods and Topics in Arts Management (MaTAM)

The programme is a track of the Laurea Magistrale in Economia e gestione dei beni culturali e dello spettacolo

Campus: Milan

School: Arts and Philosophy | Economics

Intake: September 2023

Edition: 8

Language of instruction: English

Duration: 2 years

Degree awarded: Laurea magistrale in Economia e gestione dei beni culturali e dello spettacolo

Total ECTS: 120


The Methods and Topics in Arts Management programme’s aim is to provide students with a strong international perspective on visual and performing arts management. The programme focuses on the following areas:

  • Advanced courses in the field of Management of the Arts, aimed at transferring core competencies to students, ranging from entrepreneurial capabilities to the application and use of digital technologies;
  • Field trips in the field of both visual and performing arts, to get direct and hands-on experiences of art systems and their peculiarities;
  • Methodological courses to get robust and reliable lenses to read and interpret dynamics within cultural industries, Including the study of social network and networking;
  • Courses related to the area of design and urban studies, to provide students with a strong opportunity to connect artistic and managerial thinking and to promote a more inclusive view of the urban context;
  • Internship or cultural research study, where students can choose to do an internship in a cultural organization or to carry out a research project in a cultural company, under the direct guidance of the professor.
MaTAM’s learning objectives include:
  • providing students with advanced interpretative frames to read the dynamics of the art field at international level;
  • nurturing abilities to analyze and to intervene in the art field to advance it, in a process of mutual respect among art, creativity, and management;
  • stimulating an entrepreneurial mindset in the fields of fine arts, design, and management