Welcome to the Art Market Studies program of the University of Zurich

Upcoming Event

UZH Art Market Studies_Kunstforum Zürich_ Due Diligence

The University of Zurich's Art Market Studies program and Kunstforum Zurich cordially invite you to join the discussion about the latest self-regulatory initiatives in the art market.


Monday, 29 October 2018, schwarzescafé, Löwenbräu Areal Zurich

The conference language is English and it is free of charge. Seating is limited, please register at: info@kunstforum-zuerich.ch


17:00 Introduction by Andreas Ritter, Kunstforum Zurich


17:15 Art Basel’s expansion of exhibitor regulations through guidelines and protocols explained by Marc Spiegler, global director, Art Basel


17:45. Responsible Art Market Initiative’s (RAM) Art Transaction Due Diligence Toolkit by Anne Laure Bandle, lawyer and director of the Art Law Foundation (Geneva)


18:00 Panel discussion, moderated by Nicolas Galley, director of studies of the Art Market Studies program (University of Zurich).

• Marc Spiegler, global director, Art Basel

• Anne Laure Bandle, lawyer and director, Art Law Foundation (Geneva)

• Stefan Puttaert, senior director and head of office, Sotheby’s (Zurich)
• Victor Gisler, founder & owner, Galerie Mai 36 (Zurich)

• Claudius Ochsner, art dealer (Zurich) and president of the Swiss Art Trading Association

19:00  Questions – Closing Remarks – Drinks – Come Together

Kunstforum Zuerich_UZH Art Market Studies_Schachter de Pury June 2018_2

Kenny Schachter and Simon de Pury shared their Insights from the Engine Room of the Art Market at the Zurich Art Weekend 2018. An event organised by Kunstforum Zürich and the University of Zurich's Art Market Studies program. Click here to enjoy the show

About the Executive Master in Art Market Studies program

Experts in Art Market Education

The University of Zurich’s Art Market Studies unique program brings together international university graduates with passion in art and the art market. Coming from different academic backgrounds such as law, economics, or humanities, our participants share their individual perspectives on the art market in lively discussion with art market specialists and scholars. Art history prerequisite are not mandatory.

Courses are held on Fridays and Saturdays in Zurich and are taught entirely in English

Learn more about our program in this short trailer.

Join the next Art Market Studies program in September 2019

Next curriculum will start in September 2019. Please stay in touch for the opening of the application process by sending a short email to emams@khist.uzh.ch

To apply, please send the completed application form (PDF, 155 KB)to the address mentioned in the form or by email. All suitably qualified applicants will be interviewed by the Course of Study committee. If you have any questions regarding the application process or our program, please do not hesitate to contact us

UZH Art Market Studies participants statistic 2011-2017

Detailed statistics for each curriculum since 2011 here (PDF, 1499 KB)