More information about the requirement application can be found on https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/arts-and-culture
Application deadline: EU/EEA students: 15 June (September intake); 1 December (February intake) Non - EU/EEA students: 1 April (September intake); 15 October (F ebruary intake)
Arts and Culture
The Master of Arts and Culture at Leiden University is personally - tailored and offered within small scale seminars giving you a high degree of contact with lecturers and fellow students.
The programme is broad, it covers arts from throughout the world and arts forms, media and disciplines from the past and the present. Our programme enables you to learn about the influence of art on society and to analyse the effect of works of art on their environment. With these skills you will become an attractive employee for a diverse range of employers in the art field and beyond.
Museums and collections play an
important role within the Master's programme. The arts and culture department collaborates on teaching
and research with many academic and cultural institutions nationally and internationally. You will benefit from this international network
during and after your Master's degree.
Curriculum and Overview
The programme consists of 60 EC, to be completed in one year.
Part - time students complete the programme in 1,5 years, they will have a course load of 20 EC per semester. Courses are scheduled during office hours.
The structure of the programme is the following:
Requirements for graduation are:
Students need to complete at least 45 EC within their field of specialization:
For detailed information on the courses and curricula, see the e-Prospectus: https://studiegids.universiteitleiden.nl/studies/6479/arts-and-culture
Job and Careers prospects
As a graduate of the Master in Arts and Culture at Leiden University, you will be qualified to work within a variety of professional fields, such as museums, galleries, cultural institutions or (art) libraries and archives. It is also possible to find employment wit hin the publishing and general media sectors, within the art trade, in journalism and public relations.
Recent graduates are working with companies such as Hoogsteder & Hoogsteder, Sdu Publishers, Haags Gemeentemuseum, the Repeat Group, Gavelers Auctioneers and Lyppens. Other examples include:
Do you want to apply for the masters programme at Leiden University? Find out how to apply by following the step - by step guide: https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/
About Leiden University
Are you curious, critical and involved in the world around you? At Leiden University, the oldest university in the Netherland s, you can make a valuable contribution to tackling the various national and international challenges facing modern society. Together with academics and fellow students from all over the world, you will actively address these challenges. We keep an open mind, do not shy away fr om difficult discussions and allow one another the space to disagree. We expect the same active, open - minded and critical attitude from you.
We challenge you to look beyond your own boundaries. Leiden University welcomes anyone who wants to achieve their full potent ial. Our modest community size in the historical cities of Leiden and The Hague creates a highly personal and committed atmosphere. Together, we map out a learning path that suits you and your ambitions. You will also be encouraged to conduct research in cooperation with eminent and enthusiastic scholars. The knowledge and skills you develop here will benefit you for the rest of your life, regardless of the career path you choose!