Cultural Management

Study information
Key facts
Master of Arts
4 Semesters
Teaching language
Tuition fee
Semester contribution
€ 210,00
Start of studies
Winter semester, Summer semester
Part-time possible
Bauhaus-Universität WeimarExternal link
Institute of Musicology Jena-WeimarExternal link
Institute of Slavic Studies and Caucasus Studies
Institute of Studies in Arts and Cultur (section: Cultural Anthropology/Cultural History)
Intercultural Business Communication de
University of Music FRANZ LISZT WeimarExternal link
Application & Deadlines

Programme summary

Economics and cultural studies are taught in the compulsory area. (Controlling, Business Plan, Rhetoric, Cultural Policy and Moderne Theory).

You can select a profile: 

  • International Cultural Management (IWK FSU Jena, previous knowledge in IWK required)
  • Cultural Anthropology / Cultural History (FSU Jena)
  • Media Management (BUW Weimar)
  • Transcultural Music Studies (HfM Weimar)
  • History of Jazz/Pop (HfM Weimar)
  • East Central Europe (HfM Weimar und FSU Jena)
  • Historical Musicology (HfM Weimar)


Special features

The study profiles, which are offered in cooperation with the Friedrich Schiller University Jena, are aimed at students who see themselves working in museums or in larger cultural institutions in the future.
The Folk Studies and Cultural History profile focuses on cultural anthropological approaches. It is possible to do project work in this profile and thus prepare yourself for a professional career in the museum sector. 
The International Cultural Management profile enables students to acquire knowledge in human resources and communication management by taking modules at the University of Jena totaling 30 ECTS.
If you are interested in the cultural area of East Central Europe, you might want to choose the East-Central Europe profile. It is possible not only to take courses from the Slavic Studies modules, but also to learn an East-Central European language, e.g. Polish or Czech.


Career opportunities

Graduates can be found in all branches and areas of culture, from high culture to social cultural centers, music schools or the Elbphilharmonie, from economic administration to project management or directorship, many things are possible.


Questions about your studies, application and professional study advice: Kerstin Gerth
Phone: 03643 - 555128

Master Service Centre

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