Call for applications: Visegrad Academy of Cultural Management 2 (VACuM)

Addressed to young managers, it aims at deepening competencies in cultural and community policies and management, strengthening democratic transition, facilitating integration and international cooperation.

VACuM is not an academic or a study visit programme. It is a TAILOR-MADE TRAINING for young but already experienced cultural managers, designed in a way which allows its participants to carry on professional tasks, improve competencies and build cooperation networks between EU and EaP countries.

20 professionals from 10 countries, who will be selected to participate in VACuM, will depen their knowlegde and develop managerial skills needed for cultural cooperation and reform processes in their countries. 

VACuM is addressed to cultural managers from public and private organizations and institutions. Its candidates should have basic knowledge about European, national and regional cultural policies and min. 2 years’ experience in management of cultural/artistic projects addressed to local or international communities.

The selection of participants will be done by an international panel of experts. It will be based on evaluation of applications (submitted on-line) and include: analysis of candidates qualifications and professional experience, and quality of the project (submitted on-line) which will be implemented during the course. Because VACuM is conducted only in English, its participants must have a fluent command of this language. 


7 September-13 September 2017: first educational session in Bratislava, SK

September 2017-March 2018: practical phase in home countries (work on a project, study visit)

18 March-24 March 2018: second educational session in Lviv, UA

March-May 2018: practical phase in home countries (work on the project, study visit)

27 May-30 May 2018: evaluation session and Diploma Seminar, Krakow, PL

Note: all participants have to attend 2 educational sessions and the Diploma Seminar, without exception.


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