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Art History


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Are you fascinated by art, architecture and landscapes? Are you curious about the meaning, history, and impact of art, architecture, and landscapes? Then Art History is your program.

The Department of History of Art, Architecture and Landscape in Groningen is unique because it combines the ecologically informed study of the visual arts, urbanism, architectural history and the history of landscapes. It examines the relationships between artwork, city and landscape and relates them to their respective environments. Our bachelor program offers a combination of historical, theoretical, and practice-based courses in which our international faculty collaborates with distinguished experts and leading institutions. You are introduced to the professional world from the beginning. Because art historians study objects, buildings and landscapes in context. You will therefore go on an excursion abroad to a large European metropolis like Berlin, London, or Florence. The Department also organizes many excursions in the Netherlands.

After your Bachelor degree you can continue your studies in the Master program Arts and Culture. You can choose between the following tracks:

  • Art History
  • History of Architecture and Town Planning
  • Landscape History
  • Arts, Media and Literary Studies (Research Master)




Bachelor of Arts


3 years

ECTS credits



Numerus Fixus

Tuition fee 2024/2025

€ 2,530

€ 13,100

€ 11,500


Application requirements

Language requirement English: Minimum requirement of TOEFL iBT 90 (with a minimum of 21 on all items), or IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6 on all items). Cambridge C1 Advanced or C2 Proficiency with a minimum score of 180.

Check when you can start and what you have to pay!

Tuition fees  
€ 2,530
€ 13,100
€ 11,500
Start date App. deadline EU/EEA App. deadline Non-EU/EEA
1 Sep '24 1 May '24 1 May '24
1 Sep '25 1 May '25 1 May '25
1 Sep '26 1 May '26 1 May '26


University of Groningen

Main address
Oude Boteringestraat 44
9712 GL Groningen
050 363 9011

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