May 5, 2021

Art Market Studies: final call for applications

University of Zurich

Courtesy of Kenny Schachter & EMAMS.

Last call for applications for the next curriculum beginning in September 2021. Due to the current global situation, late applications will also be considered if the number of maximum seats is not reached.

We are back to face-to-face classes and are looking forward to welcoming you in Zurich next September.

University of Zurich’s Art Market Studies offers an independent and rigorous program designed by leading professionals and academics to meet the current challenges in the art market. The outstanding faculty includes more than 60 international art market specialists and scholars who share their knowledge, experience and network with our students. Participants benefit from Switzerland's unique network of globally recognized cultural and research institutions, auction houses, galleries and best-in-class collectors.

The interdisciplinary and integrative program covers four major areas: History of Art and Connoisseurship / Art Law and Ethics / Art Transactions and Valuation / Digital Strategies and New Techs. These subjects are conveyed in lectures and workshops. In addition, several field trips are organized.

Courses are entirely taught in English and are held on Fridays and Saturdays in Zurich. In-class lectures are also accessible live on Zoom and distant learning is possible upon request.

Participants will:
–develop their knowledge of the history, materials, and production processes of fine and applied arts from the Renaissance to the present day
–evaluate artworks and use the latest art market analytical tools
–use case studies to improve legal knowledge and foster ethical thinking
–learn to synthesize and analyze processes that are critical to small and mid­sized businesses, and to develop innovative solutions for the commercial art world
–develop their leadership and management skills
–analyze the latest digital processes and new techs related to the art market

Academic credits in compliance with the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) are awarded.

For further information and application details, please visit our website or send us an email info.emams [​at​]

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