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Cultural Sciences & Cultural Management

level of course unit

first cycle, Master

Learning outcomes of course unit

The students:
- have knowledge of the structures and functions of cultural operations
- can differentiate the goals based on sponsorships and describe those of the business units
- can classify the roles of central actors (artists, curators, mediators, financiers, audience)
- can differentiate between cultural and social-theoretical contexts and practice their implementation
- master interface management
- are able to understand the functions of cultural companies and to discuss the requirements
- act responsibly in relation to human rights, program brokerage and marketing
- are able to approach the problem of cultural management in a solution-oriented manner

prerequisites and co-requisites

not applicable

course contents

- Basic concepts and structures of cultural organizations
- Cultural sociology, cultural education and brokerage
- Interface management
- Internationalization

recommended or required reading

Assmann, A. (2017), Einführung in die Kulturwissenschaft: Grundbegriffe, Themen, Fragestellungen; Darmstadt
Dätsch, C. (2018) (Hg.), Kulturelle Übersetzer, Bielefeld.
Hoppe, Bernhard M. / Heinze, Thomas (2016): Einführung in das Kulturmanagement, Springer VS
Lang, S. (2015): Partizipatives Kulturmanagement. Interdisziplinäre Verhandlungen zwischen Kunst, Kultur und Öffentlichkeit; Wiesbaden
Mörsch, Carmen (2009): Am Kreuzungspunkt von vier Diskursen, in: dies., Kunstvermittlung 2, Berlin/Zürich: diaphanes, S. 9-33.
Teissl, V./Seltenheim, K. (2017): Kulturtourismus in Tirol. Chancen und Widerstände in einer Alpenregion, Bielefeld.

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planned learning activities and teaching methods

integrated course

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

Prof. (FH) Dr. Verena Teissl

year of study


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type of course unit

integrated lecture

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work placement(s)

not applicable