Croatia, Rijeka

The international Arts & Cultural Management and Policy Programme

when 4 July 2016 - 17 July 2016
language English
duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 550

Unicult2020 is the International Arts & Culture Management and Policy Programme held at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences - University of Rijeka. It is 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 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. The main focus of 2016 edition will be on Financing the Arts and Culture.

Course leader

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).

Target group

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

Course aim

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

Fee info

EUR 550: Tuition for Unicult2020’s two week program is 550 euros per participant.
EUR 20: Accommodation fee is 20 Euros / per night.


Faculty will award 3 scholarships for the most successful students from the second edition of the summer school, which includes the free participation at Unicult2020 in 2017.