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Comparative Arts and Media Studies

Focus on intermedialities in relation to visual arts, film, literature, television and the digital media.

Programme ofKunst- en Cultuurwetenschappen / Arts & Culture
TitleMA Kunst- en Cultuurwetenschappen / Arts & Culture


The programme Comparative Arts and Media Studies focuses on intermedialities in relation to cinema, television, digital media, literature and visual arts. Intermedialities are crossovers and interrelations between the arts and the media, but also within and between various media. These have been intensified with the arrival of digital media and the “hypermedium” that arises from the on-screen interplay of words, images, and sounds and through the convergence of cinema, television, radio, journalism, e-books, and photography on the web.

  • Start date: 1 September
  • Study type: Full-time
  • Field of Interest: Art, Culture and History
"I chose the program for its balance of media theory and artistic practice, flexible enough to explore my interests. I was thrilled to have direct access to cultural institutions in the Netherlands, either through an internship or in the courses. I learned enormously from the combination of the program’s challenging theoretic components and incredibly diverse academic backgrounds of my classmates." Read more...

Edna Acevedo, former student on the CAMS Master's programme
More information
MA Arts & Culture Programme Objectives (Appendix 1, p.3)
Events and activities (Dutch) / Events (English)  
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