Master of Arts (MA) Cultural Production and Cultural Policy | CPP

Structure & contents

Mandatory Modules

Semester 1 -2 | Modules with 48 - 60 ECTS credits

Mandatory Modules

  • Project & Field Studies
  • Creativity & Performativity
  • Cultural Policy
  • Cultural Organization

Theories for Social Change (2 of 4)

  • Cultural Theories & Postcolonial Studies
  • World Society (Differentiation and Integration)
  • Digital Public Sphere
  • Diversity and Change Management


  • Interdisciplinary Methods

  • Advanced Methods (2 or 4 workshops)

Elective Modules

Public Management

Law in the Media & Cultural Sector

HR Management

Elective Modules

Semesters 2-3 | Modules amounting to 36-48 ECTS of which Open Content elective modules may amount to a maximum of 18 ECTS

Field of Exptertise "Programming & Curating"

  • Making of Art in Society
  • Theory & History of Curating
  • Curatorial Practice

Field of Exptertise "Cultural Organization, Cultural Economy, & New Publics"

  • International Cultural Relations
  • Audience Studies
  • Current Markets for the Arts & Digital Culture

Field of Exptertise "Arts, Politics & Social Change"

  • Analysis of Arts, Politics & Activism
  • Understanding (Planetary) Futures
  • Digitalization & Social Transformation
  • Science, Fiction & Society

Cross-sectional Modules

  • Independent Project in Media, Culture & Entrepreneurship
  • Selected Topics I – III

Open Content Elective Modules

  • Multidisciplinary Modules
  • Elinor Ostrom Research Project

Master Phase

Semester 4 |  amounting to 24 ECTS

Final Module

  • Master's thesis
  • Disputation


Semester 1-4 |  amounting to 2 ECTS

Optional module that is not included in the overall grade.

Program responsibility

Fischer, Jessica Elisabeth
Fischer, Jessica Elisabeth Dr phil
Program Director Communication, Culture & Management | CCM
Phone:+49 7541 6009-1305
Room:FAB 3 | 0.67
van den Berg, Karen
van den Berg, Karen Prof Dr phil
Academic Head of the artsprogram
Phone:+49 7541 6009-1311
Room:FAB 3 | 1.43
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