Press release

Hertie School opens Centre for Cultural Policy

On 6 February the Centre for Culture Policy will be opened in the Berlin Town Hall with State Secretary for Cultural Affairs, André Schmitz, HAU Artistic and Managing Director, Annemie Vanackere, Komische Oper Berlin’s Artistic Director, Barrie Kosky, and Director of the Victoria & Albert Museum Martin Roth.

Berlin, 4 February 2013 – The Hertie School in Berlin has expanded its teaching and research profile with the establishment of a Centre for Cultural Policy. Under the leadership of Sociologist, Helmut K. Anheier, who is also the School’s Dean, the Centre will explore the future of cultural policy from an international comparative perspective and offer courses on cultural policy as part of the School’s master and doctoral programmes. The Executive Seminar, Managing Cultural Policy: Strategic Approaches and Lessons of Creative Cities (6-9 February 2013), marks the beginning of the executive training programme offered by the Centre.

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