University of Zurich Art Market Studies program information sessions at Art Basel

Institute of Art History, University of Zurich

Art Market Studies

Saturday, 21 June 2014, 5–6pm

Ramada Plaza
Messeplatz 12, 3rd floor

We cordially invite you to join us for an informative get-together at the Ramada Plaza in Basel during this year’s Art Basel. Meet the Director of Studies, current students, and EMAMS alumni, and learn more about the University of Zurich’s Executive Master in Art Market Studies.

About the University of Zurich Art Market Studies program
The next part-time program begins in September 2015 and lasts until June 2017. Courses are held on Fridays and Saturdays in Zurich and are taught entirely in English. The unique integrative and interdisciplinary program is structured in three major areas:
–History of Art and Connoisseurship
–Art Law and Ethics
–Art Valuation and Management

Theses topics are conveyed in lectures, art appraisal workshops, business planning case studies and study trips to art fairs, galleries and biennales in Basel, Berlin, London, Maastricht, Sao Paulo.

Participants will: 
develop their knowledge of the history, materials and production processes of fine and applied arts from the Renaissance to contemporary art;
evaluate artworks and use the latest art market analytical tools;
use case studies to improve their legal knowledge and foster ethical thinking;
learn to synthesize and analyze processes that are critical to small and mid-­sized businesses, and to develop innovative solutions for the commercial art business;
develop their leadership and management skills.

The program is primarily designed for university graduates who are currently active in the art market or who intend to be. Professional experience will be considered. Academic credit in compliance with the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) will be awarded for passing examinations, written work and Master/diploma thesis.

For further information and application details, please visit our website or contact Dr. Nicolas Galley,

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