Training programme on International mangement and cultural policies

Training programme on International Management and Cultural Policies
4th edition
International Master on Management, Cultural Policies and Development
Postgraduate Diploma on International Management and Cultural Policies
4th edition
Academic course
The UNESCO Chair on Cultural Policies and Co-operation of the University of Girona, in
collaboration with the Interarts Foundation, organises the current training programme for
professionals and cultural managers of the international ambit. Its structure and contents permit a
postgraduate capacity for cultural active managers with a previous training. The programme
presents an update and capacitation with an international view, fostering the exchange and
transference about actual subjects in the cultural management sector with a reflection and a cooperative perspective.
The course takes place in the city of Girona (100km from Barcelona and 60 from France) with the
collaboration of an important number of professionals and cultural institutions that permit the
experience of the cultural policies in medium and small towns through an exchange with their
actors. This proximity ambit permits to plan different visits to know about cultural projects that will
make possible a contact and immersion training experience in a specific cultural space.
1. to offer a postgraduate training in the field of cultural management oriented to
reflect about the new scenarios of the cultural policies in a globalised world.
2. To exam projects and cultural policies from the perspective of social-economical development,
the transferable creativity and human rights.
3. To integrate the “speeches” about cultural development, the new realities in cultural industries,
the communication technologies and the economic globalisation
4. Analyse the profiles of the new professions of culture and the new competencies of the cultural
agents before the new scenarios of the cultural policies.
5. To offer operative skills to design and to participate in co-operation projects and cultural
exchange on an international scale.
6. To update the knowledge of research and exchange of data about culture and development.
7. To availability the documents of the international organisations related with culture for a major
discussion and debate.
8. To carry out a process of intensive and present training through group debates and co-exist with
a cultural reality of a medium-sized city.
As mentioned in the presentation, this course is address to professionals of cultural management
with the wiliness of training of professional redirection or update in general subjects of the cultural
management: professional cultural managers, people who are responsible for cultural policies,
people in charge of cultural, private initiatives and cultural sector industries entrepreneurs and non
governmental organisations with a minimum experience in the sector. We also admit a quota of
young postgraduates.
Contents of the training blocks of the 1st year of Master or the Postgraduate course.
The objectives of the course are to provide training for new scenarios on cultural management and
especially about the new contributions of culture to development, on the following subjects:
 cultural management as a professional sector: profile and training
 culture and development: new focuses before the globalisation process
 Cultural rights. Culture and social cohesion
 Culture and territorial development. Process of decentralisation and the application of proximity
 From the industries to foster companies to influence the cultural sector. Culture and 3rd system.
 New forms for cultural management. Economy and culture. Relations and contradictions
between culture and tourism.
 Social and technological changes and their effects on culture. New methods for new times:
information and communication society and the management through networks.
 Values and new normative frameworks: copyright, cultural exemption, WTO…
Contents of the training blocks of the second year Master:
Culture and sustainable development
• cultural data: indicators, statistics, evaluation and investigation on the Cultural
• tourism and culture
• cultural industries: new company forms and new cultural entrepreneurs
• relations between cultural policies and education policies.
• training in human resources on culture
• final thesis
Each one of these subjects its treated specifically but also is presented from a transversal
perspective, trying to give a pluridimentional view applied to the cultural sector. The chosen of
subjects responds to the objectives of the course and the general profile of the participants and try to
offer conceptual reflections more up-dated to foster the debate and the exchange of views.
Training activities
Cultural organisations analysis, study of good practices, conferences, debates and visits to related
Each course is structure in four phases:
- attendance phase
- individual work phase
- network work phase
- synthesis phase
(The training course contemplates the possibility of convalidations with other training courses on
cultural management through agreements. Please ask for more information if you are interested in).
The format of the training is semi-attendance and combines an intensive stay at the University of
Girona, with later task through a platform of virtual training.
The methodology of the training incorporates a balance training team that comes from professional
practice, research and academic life.
The course fosters debate spaces and individual elaboration, which demands the experience of each
The methodology also contents a co-existence with the cultural reality of the city through the
presentation of all its services and facilities, which establishes an intensive relationship with the
participants of the course. This line of training intends to give an exhaustive knowledge of the
territory where the course is taking place and an option for the students concerning the services in
accordance with their interests.
The language of the course is Spanish, except in some lectures (English and French).
University degree on International Postgraduate on Management and Cultural Policies (1 year)
Master’s degree on International Management, Cultural Policies and Development (2 years)
Toni Vilà, Chairperson of the UNESCO Chair of the UDG
Elisenda Belda, cultural manager
The professorate: academics, professionals, experts and managers of cultural projects from different
In the third edition (2004) have been participating:
Alonso, Guiomar. Cultural industries, Unesco
Barbero Sr. J. M. Social reseacher, Ex professor Universidad de Cali, Colombia. Expert on
cultural communication
Barré, Hervé. Programme specalist, cultura and development, Unesco.
Belda, Elisenda. Cultural manager, expert on internacional co-operation projects
Bustamante, Enrique. Cultural communicaton professor, Universidad Compútense de Madrid.
Coelho, Teixeira. Professor, Universidad de Sao Paulo. Ex Director of Museo de Arte
Contemporáneo de Sao Paulo, Brasil.
Cosialls, Ramon. Chief porgrammes Interarts Foundation, Barcelona
Cots, Toni (Malpelo). Dramaturg. Mmeber of the creation center, “L’Animal a l’esquena”
Delgado, Eduard. Antropologist. Director of the Interarts Foundation, Barcelona
Donaire, José Antonio. Profesor of the Universitat de Girona. Expert on turism. Ex -director of
the of the oficial School of Tourism of Catalunya
Drobna, Helena. Programme specialist, culture and development section, Unesco
García, Salvador. Professor of the Universidad de Barcelona. Expert on direction and human
Harari, Leonel. Specialist, Interamerican Bank of developement, París
Jiménez, Lucina. Director of Centro Nacional de las Artes de CONACULTA, México.
Kovacs, Matè. Consultor of the cultural section and development of Unesco
Martinell, Alfons. Professor of the Universidad de Girona. Chairman of the Unesco Chair
Meyer Bisch, Patrice. Institut interdisciplinaire d’éthique et des droits de l’homme.
Universidad de Friburg. Chaire UNESCO pour les droits de l’homme et la démocratie. Suiza
Miralles, Eduard. Director of the Centro de Estudios y Recursos Culturales de la Diputación de
Moreno, César. Specialist of the intangible heritage, Unesco
Muñoz, Maria (Malpelo). Dramaturg
Gemma Carbó. Culural Manager, Museum Cinema
Pardo, Jordi. Archeologist. Expert of the cultural heritage
Picamal Rosa Mª. Responsable of the projects of European co-operation. Ayuntamiento de Girona
Pluma, Joan. Cultura polititian, Ayuntamiento de Girona
Poussin, George. Chief of section cultural enterprises Unesco
Ramis, Pep (Malpelo). Dramaturg
Richards, Greg. Professor of the Tilburg University, Expert on cultural tourism
Rueda, Fernando. Chief of cultural programme, Organización de Estados Iberoamericanos (OEI)
Sam Vargas, Susana. Specialist of regional co-ordination, cultural sector, Unesco
Schischlik, Alexander. Chief of the executive office, cultural sector, UNESCO
Simonot, Michael. Professor. Expert on cultural policies and management
Stenou, Katerina. Director of the cultural policies and intercultural dialogue, Unesco
Terrier, Magali,
Tucker, M. Responsable of the public relations division, Unesco
Vacheron, V. Specialist of the cultural dialogue and pluralism, Unesco
Vencatachellum, M. Responsable of the crafts and design, Unesco
Vicario, Fernando. Consultor expert on cultural projects. Ex responsible of Convenio Andrés
Bello, culture
Wagner, Teresa. Programme specialist arts and cultural employement, Unesco
Weber, Raymond. Ex director of culture, Conseil of Europe
Yudice, George. Professor of the New York University. Director of the Center for Latin American
& Caribbean Studies, USA
Duration and timetable
Postgraduate Diploma (1 year): 240h (18 academic credits)
(2 years): 500h (1st year 240h and 2nd year 260h), 36 academic credits
(18 first year, 18 second year)
Courses will be developed in two phases: where your presence is required for four weeks, from
January 9th to February 11th 2005 and another one in virtual format, finishing in September 2005
(postgraduate), November 2005 (master).
Place to be held
University of Girona, Girona (Spain)
Places minimum 15 – maximum 30
Admission requirements
University degree certified by the Ministry of Education of the country
Applications and registration
To be selected it is necessary to send an application letter with the CV before July15th (1 st
convocatory) and from September the 1st to 30th of 2004 (2nd convocatory).
Once the selection is closed, the students have to pay a deposit to reserve their place on the course.
The administration services will provide information about the accommodation in the city.
UDG student’s card
Access to facilities and services of the University (library, computer rooms, ...)
If you would like to receive more information please contact:
CATEDRA UNESCO: Polítiques Culturals i Cooperació
Universitat de Girona
Pl. St. Domènec, 9 E - 17071 - GIRONA
Telf.: (34) 972418922 - Fax. (34) 972418345
Fundació Universitat de Girona: Innovació i Formació
Edifici Mercadal
Plaça Jordi de Sant Jordi, 1
17001 Girona
Tel. 972 210 299
Fax 972 223 454