|MA in Art, Law and Economy|
Next intake: October 2013
In this section:
Athanassios Kaissis, Professor of Law, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki,
The Master of Arts (MA) in Art, Law and Economy aims at exploring and highlighting the functional interdependence between art, law and the economy. Particular emphasis will be placed upon the legal, financial and political considerations and the corresponding regulatory approaches implemented in Europe and elsewhere concerning the creation of works of art, the art trade, the operation of the markets concerned, the function of intellectual property law at the EU and international level, the protection of cultural heritage and protection against unlawfully acquired works of art.
The programme adopts a multi-disciplinary approach and is addressed to graduates of various academic backgrounds, including law, economics, political science, history of art, philosophy, etc., who wish to specialize in the interrelation between art, law and the economy.
We aim at providing candidates with:
1. The Core Courses
2. The Elective Courses
The programme offers a choice of electives which represent a rich variety of subject areas. Participants choose two of the following modules (one in each semester):
3. The Master’s Dissertation
In the third semester, students choose a dissertation topic relevant to the courses of the MA in Art, Law and Economy programme. The topic is chosen by the student with input and advice from a faculty member, who acts as the supervisor, working closely with the student. The dissertation is an individual 10,000-word paper of original scientific work, which upon completion is submitted for examination and approval by a three-member committee chaired by the student's supervisor.
4. The Timetable
The duration of the programme is three semesters; the first two are taught and the third is dedicated to the Master’s dissertation.
Courses are taught over a long weekend twice a month except April, August and December. Usual duration of classes is: Saturday 9:00-16:00 and Sunday 9:00-15:00.
5. Master's Degree
In order to be awarded the MA degree, students must complete a total of 90 credits.
This involves taking: