European Diploma in Cultural Project Management 2023/2024
In November, Villa Decius will host the second session of The European Diploma in Cultural Project Management 2023/2024, a pan-European training program stemming from the desire to foster cultural diversity, as well as trans-regional and trans-national cultural exchange.
The European Diploma in Cultural Project Management is a pan-European training programme arising from the will to foster cultural diversity as well as transregional and transnational cultural exchanges.
Each year, several professionals from different countries and different sectors are taking part in the European Diploma. Since 1989, more than 600 cultural managers from 50 European and world countries followed this course. The programme is supported by the Council of Europe.
The European Diploma is not an academic programme. It is a training tailor-made for young experienced professionals active or ready to embark in cultural cooperation projects.The programme is composed of two residential phases of 9 days each and a closing seminar of 5 days. It streches over one year and enables participants to carry on with their professional activities.
The residential sessions
Two sessions of a 9 days take place in two different countries each year. The next training session, will be organised in Ireland in May 2023 (11-20), and in Poland (Krakow) in November 2023 (3-12). The themes, which will be discussed, are: Europe and culture; project management, cultural cooperation, operational management of cultural projects, fund raising etc.
The Villa Decius Institute for Culture, in cooperation with The Association Marcel Hicter, will host the second session of the project in Krakow, at Villa Decius. As part of the session, participants of the Diploma (coming from Ireland, Sweden, Bulgaria and Poland) will take part in intensive lectures and make a series of study visits, learning about the local context of how Krakow's cultural institutions function and operate.
More information will be available soon.