[artinfo] Postgraduate Diploma in Miró studies

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Postgraduate Diploma in Miró studies

Starting 15 October 2014

Under the auspices of the Càtedra Joan Miró-UOC, 
the online university from Barcelona, Universitat 
Oberta de Catalunya (UOC), is pleased to offer an 
online Postgraduate Diploma in order to promote 
and disseminate new perspectives on Miró's work, 
focusing on both the artist and his cultural 
environment. These online courses will be 
designed and taught by a distinguished 
international faculty of Miró experts.

In addition, students will have access to the 
resources of the Fundació Joan Miró of Barcelona 
and its unparalleled archive of over 13,000 
drawings and works on paper, letters, documents 
and the contents of Miró's personal library. 

This course is aimed at:
- Graduates in Fine Arts and Art History
- Graduates in other areas but with interest and training in art
- Art teachers in secondary schools, art schools etc.
- Professionals in cultural centres, exhibition 
halls, art galleries, auctions houses etc. who 
wish to further their knowledge of the topics 
covered in the course

For the first time, this programme provides 
specialised knowledge of both the national and 
international contexts for Joan Miró's life and 

Miró studies
Language: English
30 credits ECTS
Starting 15 October
Enjoy a 25-percent discount for opening the first 
edition of the program until 30 September.

The Postgraduate Diploma of 30 credits is 
composed of five compulsory subjects (five ECTS 
credits) and a required research paper or 
creative project of five credits. The academic 
programme is organised into a single itinerary:
- Miró and the 20th Century Art
- Joan Miró and Surrealism
- Joan Miró: Itineraries and Geographies
- Artists, Poets and Writers
- The Reception of Joan Miró
- Postgraduate Research Paper (PRP) or Creative Project

Academic team
Under the direction of Professor Robert S. Lubar 
of the Institute of Fine Arts, New York 
University, and coordinated by Dr. Muriel Gómez 
of the UOC, this Postgraduate Diploma (30 ECTS 
credits) has been organised by an internationally 
recognized group of Miró scholars: Dr. Rémi 
Labrusse (Université Paris Ouest Nanterre La 
Défense, Paris), Dr. Christopher Green (Courtauld 
Institute of Fine Arts, London), Dr. Joan Minguet 
Batllori (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona), Dr. 
Felix Fanés (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona), 
Teresa Montaner (Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona) 
and Dr. Pepa Balsach (Càtedra d'Art i Cultura 
Contemporanis, Universitat de Girona).

For further information, please contact the 
Postgraduate coordinator, Muriel Gómez, by email: 
<mailto:mirostudies at uoc.edu>mirostudies at uoc.edu.

Studying at UOC
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pioneer and leading online university with more 
than 50,000 students over the world since 1994. 
Based in a virtual campus, our innovative and 
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