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Do you wish to fine-tune your insight into the nature of the art market, the aesthetics-related functioning of the brain, and art history? Do you want to enhance your quality perception and visual awareness under the auspices of some of the best mentors in the field? This is the academic post-graduate programme you’re looking for!

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First step in the market

This postgraduate programme prepares its students, who are already specialists in the world of arts, to excel even more in their knowledge of the legal framework and other issues related to the art market in a global world.

The programme is based on the latest discoveries in neuroscience, materials analysis, art history, law, sociology and economy of the art market. It's providing the students with a better understanding of visual cognitive perception, enabling them to improve their evaluation skills and understand better vendors, buyers, auctioneers, dealers, and agent strategies in the broader legal, sociological, fiscal and economic context.

The VUB helps you to make your first step in the job market with workshops, networking events, job fairs, tips ‘n tricks for job interviews. All an ambitious student needs!

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