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Art Management
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Art Management

Program Objectives Fellowships and Discount in Tuition Fee International Cooperations
Establishment Tuition Fee Occupational Profiles Of Graduates
Qualification Awarded Double Major–Minor Programs Access to Further Studies
Language of Instruction Internship Departmental Facilities
Mode of Education Grading Scheme Program Activities
Admission and Registration Requirements Graduation Requirements Contact Information

Program Objectives


 Masters Programme is designed for those who would like to specialise in Art Management and for those who have completed their previous studies on different fields. Students who do a postgraduate degree in Art Management graduate having acquired skills in performing arts, contemporary art management, performance design and  artistic evaluation.


Based on the act of 4281, the department recruited its first students in 2002-2003 academic year after the opening of Art and Design Faculty under the conduct of Dr. Nüket Güz (Dean) at the main building of Şirinevler Campus. In 2004, the faculty moved to Ataköy Campus and the department has been functioning since then with a rising number of students.The department awarded students for the first time in 2005-06 academic year.Art Management Postgraduate Programme has also been functioning under the direction of Institute of Social Sciences  since 2002-03.



Qualification Awarded

Students who successfully complete the courses in 2016-17 (over 2 years) academic programme and  complete 120 ECTS are awarded with a Masters Degree. In spring and autumn semesters, students are enrolled to 4 compulsory and 2 elective courses.

Language of Instruction

Language of Instruction is Turkish

Mode of Education

Full Time &  Dissertation Required

Admission and Registration Requirements

 Candidates have to hold a full time Bachelor’s Degree and required to provide an ALES result of minimum 55.

 Supporting Documents Required

A copy of diploma

A copy of ALES results

A copy of transcript

A document of military service

2 Passport Photos

A copy of identity card

Applicants also need to provide the receipt for registration fee.

For the completion of application;

Applicants are required to fill in a Student ID form and provide the originals of documents listed above together with a certificate of residence, a notarized copy of birth certificate, 6 passport photos and the receipt for  the first payment of the tuition fee.

All payments can be done at University Finance Affairs. For payments in installments, the debtor should make an application to the bank with documents of property, a certificate of residence and a bill (electricity, gas, water...etc). Payments can also be done by credit card.

 Students who do not hold a relevant graduate degree might need to attend a preparatory period whose the dates are assigned by the department.

Students are required to write a thesis in order to graduate.

Courses are on week day mornings.

All programmes require the applicants to take a Foreign Language Assessment Exam and go through a departmental  evaluation and interview process.

 Applications are done twice a year.


Fellowships and Discount in Tuition Fee

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Tuition Fee

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Double Major–Minor Programs



Internships are not compulsory

Grading Scheme

Students are granted one of following letter grades and/or symbols by instructor of the course for each academic year they are enrolled.



























G: Not sat for semester-end exam

P: Course continues

R: Repeated

E: Incomplete semester studies

T: Transfer

V: Withdrawal

Student who got one of A, A-, B+, B, B-, C+, C grades as success grade, shall be considered as being succeeded that course. Student who got one of C-, D+, D, D- grades for a course, shall be considered as being succeeded that course conditionally. In the event that student must repeat the semester in which he got these grades, student shall be considered as being failed these courses. Student who got FD and FF grades for any course shall be considered as failed that course. Student who attended but not succeeded the course is granted FD grade; student who didn’t fulfill the attendance condition is granted FF grade. Procedures and principles applicable to enrollment, education and examinations carried out at the level of bachelor’s degree and associate degree have been determined by Regulations of Istanbul KulturUniversity Associate Degree and Bachelor’s Degree Education.

Graduation Requirements


Students have to get a minimum CGPA of 2.70 out off 4.0 to be deemed successful in the courses which are 120 ECTS in total. In addition, they are required to write a thesis.

International Cooperations


*Polytechnical University of Valencia


*Academia di Belle Arti di Frosinone

 * Zeppelin University



Occupational Profiles Of Graduates


Art management and administration is one of the most popular professional areas of the century.

Our postgraduate students  have been able to find jobs in following fields:



Movie and TV Sector

Fairs, Expositions and Auctions

Opera, Ballet and Modern Dance

Festivals and Biennial Management

Human Resources


Students who complete a Masters Programme in Art Management can easily find jobs in institutions leading artistic and in the fields of communication, sponsorship, exhibitions...etc.

Access to Further Studies


 Students who successfully complete their masters programme can have access to PHD studies. In addition, students who do a masters degree at İKÜ can get  postgraduate courses from the art management departments of other universities once confirmed by the department.


Departmental Facilities


Faculty of Arts and Design is located at an area of 3000m2 the joint use amphitheathers are open to the departmental use. There are 24 classrooms within the faculty and 13 of them are 30m2, 10 of them are 45 m2 and one of them is 80m2. These classrooms have projections and internet connection. The Faculty can host 650 students. Arts Management activities also take place at Akıngüç Auditorium, Önder Öztunalı Conferance Hall, the art galleries and studios  of the university.

Students can also benefit from the library at Ataköy Campus. The library  is located at an area of 560m2 and it can serve 170 students at the same time with a capacity of 25.000 books in total at two storeys.

The interdisciplinary structure of the department is supported by lecturers  and teaching fellows specialised in different areas such as art, art history, administration and public relations.




Academic Staff

 Professor  Fethiye ERBAY

 Associate Professor  Mehmet ÜSTÜNİPEK

 Assistant Professor   Güzin ILICAK AYDINALP

 Dr. Okday KORUNAN  

 Zafer KAYAOKAY                              Lecturer

 Yakup ÇARTIK                                    Lecturer


Program Activities


Students have the opportunity to join the activities of student clubs , galleries, conferences and  exhibitions at Akıngüç Auditorium, Önder Öztunalı Conferance Hall and art galleries at the university.


Contact Information


Phone: (+90 212) 498 41 96/95/10/72

Fax:      (+90 212) 465 83 07


Address: Sanat Tasarım Fakültesi

                 İstanbul Kültür Üniversitesi

                Ataköy Kampüsü 34156

                Bakirköy İstanbul