21 September 2016 to 24 September 2016

Wednesday, 21 September

10:00 - 18:00


City tours

Only the knowledge of a place allows us to evaluate its potential. Join these offbeat tours to get an objective and subjective insights into the city of Cagliari. 

You will be offered lunch and get a guidebook. 

1) General guided tour introducing the city’s attractions
2) Personal tour led by a local artist presenting Cagliari through his/her eyes 
3) Free visit around the city before gathering for the evening

19:00 Macbettu

Thursday, 22 September


Doors open for registration / coffee & tea

10:00 Welcome and introduction to the programme by Massimo Mancini


Round table discussion on the Academy of Tomorrow: Whose academy is it?

Who are the future students? Country of origin, professional background, etc.?
What will be their future work environment? What role will they play in future societies?

12:30 Feedback
13:00 Lunch


Round table discussion: What to teach?

Which positions will students be prepared for (Artist, curator, manager, technician, etc.)?
What skills should be taught? At which level of the university  curriculum?
How to keep a content balance in terms of disciplines and between technical/practical and aesthetical/critical skills?

17:00 Coffee break
17:30 Feedback & introduction to the Day 3
19:00 Come sto

Friday, 23 September


Doors open / coffee & tea


Round table discussion How to educate?

What are the didactic trends of the future?
What space to give to practical trainings and internships?
Who should be involved in the teaching process and how?

12:00 Feedback
12:30 Lunch


Round table discussion How to implement the Academy of tomorrow?

What are the requirements in regards to curriculum, staffing, building, etc.?
What are the accreditation and financial implications?
What are the issues regarding staff and students’ mobility, social security, housing and living allowances?

16:30 Coffee break
17:30 Feedback & introduction to the Day 4
19:00 Nord-Nordovest

Saturday, 24 September 


Doors open / coffee & tea


Closed session for IETM members

What are the next steps to organise an international master in the Arts?
What role can IETM play in performing arts education?

12:30 Lunch



Submission of the road map for a Mediterranean Academy prepared by Artway of Thinking to the meeting participants

17:00 Farewell drinks
19:00 Giovanna detta anche primavera

Animators: Artway of Thinking is an organisation that promotes culture and contemporary art with an interdisciplinary and intercultural approach activating collaborations with administrative authorities, companies and professionals. You can find more information on their website.