Master Arts & Cultural Management: Instructors

From Practitioners for Practitioners

In addition to their scholarly competence, all of the instructors in the Arts & Cultural Management Masters programme have extensive experience in their respective areas of instruction and work. Instructors from well-known international cultural companies and institutions supplement the programme and present course content from a practitioner's point of view.

Programme Directors

  • Prof. Dr. Sigrid Bekmeier-Feuerhahn
  • Prof. Dr. Volker Kirchberg

Leuphana Faculty

  • Prof. Dr. Ursula Weisenfeld
  • Prof. Dr. Alessandra Asteriti
  • Christian Holst
  • Christoph Kleineberg, M.A.

Affiliated Faculty

Dr. Annett Baumast

University for Music and Theatre, Hamburg, Institute for Cultural and Media Management

Dr. Diana Betzler

Researcher and Lecturer, Konstanz, Germany

Dr. Patrick Föhl

Director of the Network for Cultural Consulting, University Lecturer

Dr. Steven Hadley

University of Sheffield, UK, Research Associate, Queen's University Belfast, UK, Associate Lecturer

Prof. Dr. Raphaela Henze

Heilbronn University, Germany, Professor of Arts Management

Prof. Dr. Dorit Kluge

HWTK Berlin (University of Applied Sciences), Germany, Professor of Economics

Dr. Olga Kolokytha

Vienna University of Music and Performing Arts, Austria, Research Assistant and Assistant Professor of Cultural Policy and Cultural Institutions Studies

Prof. Dr. Birgit Mandel

University of Hildesheim, Germany, Researcher and Professor of Arts Management and Cultural Policy

Dr. Tom Schössler

Managing Director Weserburg, Bremen

Prof. Dr. Njörður Sigurjónsson

Bifröst University, Iceland, AssociateProfessor

Dr. Nadine Ober-Heilig

Cultural Manager, Consultancy for Branding and Arts Marketing

Kathrin Hohmaier

University of Oldenburg, Research Fellow

Claire Burnill-Meier

University of Leeds, Lecturer and Researcher

Contact & Advising


Christian Holst
Universitätsallee 1, C6.217
21335 Lüneburg
Fon +49.4131.677-2534


Christoph Kleineberg, M.A.
Universitätsallee 1, C40.115
21335 Lüneburg
Fon +49.4131.677-1983

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