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Arts and Culture Studies

Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam

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Arts and culture in all their forms arouse your curiosity. Talent and expertise is needed to introduce societies to art.

Creativity, innovation, entrepreneurship and a global vision are vital to a flourishing arts and culture sector. These characteristics typify not only artists; they are also increasingly important for those who are involved with arts and culture behind the scenes.

At Erasmus University, you are trained to envision new possibilities and establish new models for the organization of arts and culture using cutting-edge insights on policy, marketing, audiences and education. Your thorough knowledge of the international world of the arts and culture sector provides an excellent gateway to positions such as policymaker, marketing and PR for arts or programmer at cultural institutions.

Master in Arts and Culture studies offers the following specialisations:
* Arts, Culture and Society
* Cultural Economics and Entrepreneurship
* Place, Culture and Tourism


2018 Full-time Institutioneel € 10900 / jaar
2018 Full-time Internationaal € 10900 / jaar
2018 Full-time Wettelijk voorgeschreven € 2060 / jaar
2018 Part-time Institutioneel € 10900 / jaar
2018 Part-time Internationaal € 10900 / jaar
2018 Part-time Wettelijk voorgeschreven € 2060 / jaar
2019 Full-time Institutioneel € 11200 / jaar
2019 Full-time Internationaal € 11200 / jaar
2019 Full-time Wettelijk voorgeschreven € 2078 / jaar
2019 Part-time Institutioneel € 11200 / jaar
2019 Part-time Internationaal € 11200 / jaar
2019 Part-time Wettelijk voorgeschreven € 2078 / jaar


Studying arts and culture at Erasmus University Rotterdam means:

* studying arts and culture from multiple angles (sociology, economy, policy making);
* looking at arts and culture in a local as well as global context;
* getting prepared for a career in a dynamic, ever-changing sector;
* you can analyse and conduct research;
* studying at one of the most international universities in the world, according to Times Higher Education;
* studying in the vibrant and ever growing city of Rotterdam.

job perspective

The specialization Arts, Culture and Society prepares you for management, policy or communication positions with companies and cultural institutions such as museums, theatre companies and orchestras, broadcasters and publishers. If your ambition is a policy or management position with the government or a role in academic education and research. this master is an excellent choice.
As a graduate of the specialization Cultural Economics and Entrepreneurship, you can work for cultural organisations or at government agencies. You can also be hired as a journalist, policy maker, PR advisor, manager of a cultural organization or teacher. The broad international and interdisciplinary scope of the programme will also give you job prospects in the field of NGOs and international non-profit institutions. You might also start your own creative business.
The specialization Place, Culture and Tourism will make you an eligible candidate for many positions, such as city marketer, policy maker, consultant or researcher. You may work at governments, film commissions, museums, festivals and travel companies. Also, you can start your own business in the field of cultural and/or media tourism.

Niveau WO
Vorm Full-time
Incompany Nee
Open inschrijving Nee
Doorlooptijd 12 maanden
Type MA (Master of Arts)
Kosten (indicatie) Tussen de €450 en €1350
Titulatuur MA (Master of Arts)
Benodigde taalkennis Engels
Gefinancierd Regering
Afronding Diploma
Credits 420