Unicult2020 is the International Arts & Culture Management and Policy Programme accredited in 2014 by the University of Rijeka, Croatia.
It is in conformity with Bologna Process higher education standards and the European cultural management and cultural policy educational standards. The program is planned in order to increase participant's knowledge and skills related to cultural policy and cultural management and to emphasize the importance of cultivating creative capital in acting as a bridge between education and the community. Unicult2020 program's intensive structure consists of two parts: theoretical and practical, over the course of two weeks (112 hours in total).
Initiated by the Department of Culture of the City of Rijeka in 2013, as a part of Rijeka’s winning Bid Book for the European Capital of Culture in 2020, Unicult2020 was coordinated by a partnership made up of academics, cultural operators and government authorities.
From 2015 until today, Unicult2020 program successfully trained more than 100 cultural workers from EU and abroad. In 2016 Unicult2020 was presented in Brussels at the EU Culture Forum. In 2017 Unicult2020 program advanced as part of MAST, MA Module in Art, Science and Technology and as the strand of the Advancing Digital and Regional Interactions in Art Teaching ADRIART.
Unicult2020 fifth edition will take place in Rijeka, Croatia and Venice, Italy from July 2nd to July 15th 2019.
The program is planned in order to increase participant's knowledge and skills related to cultural policy and cultural management and to emphasize the importance of cultivating creative capital in acting as a bridge between education and the community.
The Unicult2020 program aims to provide professional training from various angles of cultural practice. The structure is a collaborative and applied learning environment, providing an open, flexible, theoretically grounded platform, combined with practical fieldwork experience.
A well-rounded education that will cover issues such as cultural identities and rights and professional ethics and develop the competence to define, interpret and implement inclusive and participatory cultural strategies.
The faculty of Unicult2020 consists of recognized professors teaching at respected Universities from Europe, together with experts and specialists in the cultural field with an international experience and practice.