Master Arts & Cultural Management: FAQ

There are many questions you may have regarding the M.A. Arts and Cultural Management. On the following website you can find the most frequent ones. If you do not find your questions here, you are welcome to contact us directly.

General Information

Who is the target audience of the master’s programme?

Do I have to know German to study in the Master’s programme Arts and Cultural Management?

What is an official Master’s Degree?

Is the Master’s programme entirely online?

How is the Goethe-Institut involved?


Where do the classroom sessions take place?

When do the classroom sessions take place?

What will the two classroom sessions be about?

Is it mandatory to attend the classroom sessions?

Are there any vacation times during the programme?

Do I get a residential permit as a student of the program?

Is there an age limit for the programme?

How long does the programme last?

Is there accommodation provided during the classroom sessions?

How does the programme deal with time differences and differing working days?


Who is eligible for the programme?

What does it mean to have ‘English language skills on a sophisticated level’?

Do I have to have a Bachelor’s degree in management or art in order to study for the master’s programme?

I did only obtain 180 ECTS in my Bachelor’s studies (or 3 years standard periods of study), can I study the program?

What are ECTS credits?

What kind of work experience provide additional credits?

Is it possible to apply for the Master’s programme without an undergraduate degree?

Do I need to have professional experience for the programme?

What is the application deadline for the Master’s programme?

When can I apply for the certificate programme?

How do you apply for the Master’s programme Arts and Cultural Management?

Which documents do I have to submit for the online application?

How does the application process for the Master’s programme look like?

When will I be notified about admission?

What do I have to do after I am admitted to the programme?


How do the online sessions of the programme take place?

What is the difference between the 60 CP and the 90CP variant?

What language is the programme in?

Credit Points, Workload and Course of Study

How many credit points do I get per certificate?

How long do I have to study to get a certificate?

Is there a time limit to complete my Master’s degree?

What kind of examinations are there?


Is there an application fee?

How much does the masters programme Arts and Cultural Management cost?

Is it possible to pay the tuition fees by instalments?

Can I turn to the Goethe Institute for financial support?

How can I find scholarships?

Contact & Advising