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Exhibition Development

Certified Program
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This unique program at the Department for Image Science enables students to profit from the knowledge and experiences of outstanding experts in the field of scientific and cultural exhibition-making and design. Participants will be presented with creative and organizational skills like exhibition development, scenography and project management as well as with know-how about the financing, copyrights-management and the international transfer & lending of exhibition objects and multimedia-based techniques of presentation.
The different characteristics of special, permanent and traveling exhibitions are taught, supported by many case studies. Best-practice-examples of leading experts in exhibition design and management give thorough insights into contemporary trends and introduce students to new working fields with a special focus on immersive exhibit architecture and experiential worlds.

International experts like Frank den OUDSTEN, Jorge WAGENSBERG, Brigitte FELDERER, Lutz ENGELKE, Becky GILBERT, Enrique GUITART, Christiane PAUL, STEFAN IGLHAUT + GESA von GROTE, Harald GRUENDL or Gerfried STOCKER are brought together through this singular program - a network that combines historic vision with the latest knowledge about current developments and trends on a high level.

The certified program covers competencies for the professional assessment of chances and risks in contemporary exhibition planning and shows how to apply these skills in concrete projects.

By developing and completing a concrete project, participants get the opportunity to try out their own ideas in exhibition work. This way they are able to apply newly learned aspects of project management and their gained knowledge on the creative and theoretical components of “exhibition making”. There is plenty of opportunity for discussing exhibition issues with experts and for the individual specialization of knowledge. After completing the course, participants will be better equipped to undertake the project organization of designing and managing exhibitions and experiential worlds.
Target group Staff in museums, collections and similar institutions, promoters and curators of science and art/culture, staff in tourist, fair or theme park establishments and anyone who need new skills for handling the realization of exhibition projects
Language English
Teaching method Face-to-face teaching
Start November 7, 2015
Certificate Certified Program
Duration Duration of study 2 Semesters; low-residency presence requirement divided into 2 weeklong modules during 1st semester
ECTS-Points 30  (Info about ECTS)
Course fee EUR 4.500,-
Organizer Department for Image Science
Contact Verena Hauer
Phone: +43 (0)2732 893-2569,  Fax: +43 (0)2732 893-4550
E-Mail: verena.hauer@donau-uni.ac.at