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Art Law

This course is a part of the International Master's Program in Curating, including Art, Management and Law. The course focuses on legal issues of relevance in an art and exhibition context.

It presents the legal basics of intellectual property (IP) with a focus on Copyright, also an overview folklore and cultural heritage, contract basics including jurisdiction and choice of law. 

The course also introduces freedom of speech and “illegal” art, branding and management of rights.

  • Course structure

    Teaching format

    Lectures, seminars, and assignments. Participation in course activities is obligatory.


    The course is assessed through the evaluation of an individual written component.


    Autumn 2023

    Robin McGinley
    Magdalena Holdar

  • Contact


    Curating Programme Coordinator

    Chair of Programme and Course leader
    Programme Coordinator