Course Description

Course Name

Traffickers, Thieves and Forgers: Art Crime

Session: VRMF3123

Hours & Credits

3 Credits

Prerequisites & Language Level

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.


In this course, students will study the history of art crime and its impact upon contemporary society. They will also examine how art can be protected and recovered including techniques of provenance research. The history and psychology of collecting and the unusual mechanics of the art trade make the art world an ideal victim (and sometimes partner) for criminals.

*Course content subject to change