Deadline: 15 May 2014
Open to: cultural managers from Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine
Venue: 24 months training with three residential phases (1-10 September 2014: Krakow, 9-18 March 2015: Prague, 11-14 September 2015 Tbilisi)
The Visegrad Academy of Cultural Management (VACuM) is 24 months training with three residential phases dedicated for professionals working in cultural field in the Visegrad Group countries (V4) ie. Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and the Eastern Partnership countries (EaP): Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine.
VACuM is not an academic course but a tailor-made training for already experienced professionals open for cultural cooperation projects. The course is designed in a way which allows its participants carrying on their professional tasks, developing their professional competencies and building new cooperation networks in EU and EaP countries.
Schedule of the programme:
1-10 September 2014: First residential phase in Poland (Kraków)
September 2014 – March 2015 – practical phase in home countries (work on the project, study visit)
9-18 March 2015: Second residential phase in Czech Republic (Prague)
March – September 2015 – practical phase in home countries (work on the project, study visit)
11-14 September 2015 : Seminar in Georgia (Tbilisi)
Please note that all participants have to complete the two residential training sessions as well as the diploma seminar, without exception.
The programme is designed for cultural managers from public and private organizations and institutions. Participants should have:
- basic knowledge about European, national and regional cultural policies;
- minimum two years’ experience in management of cultural or artistic projects addressed to local or international communities;
- fluent command of English.
Most of the expenses for this training programme are covered by the organizer and the partners. Each participant or the organization he/she works for, will cover the cost of the travel, health insurance and a visa if needed. The organizer will assist participants in obtaining a Schengen visa in their home countries.
Application deadline is 15 May 2014. Register and apply online HERE.
For more information visit the official website HERE.