The Arts and Culture research master at Leiden University is unique in offering a two-year programme that integrates art history and theory with literary studies and media studies.
An international focus
The MA in Arts and Culture (research) stands out by its global character, focus on design and applied arts, and integrated study of the visual arts and architecture. You will benefit from the programme's intense collaboration with the MA in Media Studies and the MA in Literary Studies.
A flexible curriculum
You can choose to focus on Arts and Culture, Media Studies or Literary Studies, or explore a single period (Middle Ages/Early Modern resp. Modern and Contemporary). The programme's flexibility will encourage you to adopt a interdisciplinary perspective.
Learn from the leading minds in the field
The programme's courses address the relations of culture and society guided by the research programme of the Leiden Institute for the Arts in Society (LUCAS). During your studies you will acquire a valuable range of skills and knowledge, both disciplinary and interdisciplinary, historical and theoretical.
Admission and Application
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