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Curatorial Studies


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Do you want to be well prepared for a career in the world of the Visual Arts? The Master Program in Art History and Curatorial Studies offers all the knowledge and expertise that you need.The MA Art History & Curatorial Studies is a vibrant master programme that attracts students from all over the globe. It teaches students to become intellectually thorough, socially engaged, and professionally successful art historians.The programme combines a rigorous, research driven curriculum with hands-on experience in curatorial practice, working closely together with stakeholders in museums, galleries, alternative art spaces, and heritage institutions. It offers courses on early modern, modern and contemporary art, while also highlighting transhistorical and transcultural means. The program includes courses on artistic research in collaboration with the art academy, and explores contemporary conservation issues with a view to eco-critical approaches in art history. All students will go on an excursion to a major European city (Berlin, Paris, Rome or Venice). Next to the MA thesis, small scale research tutorials allow students to work with individual professors, developing and strengthening their professional profile. On top of the programme, students can participate in summer schools, Erasmus exchange modules, and research activities, such as workshops and conferences offered by the




Master of Arts


1 year

ECTS credits



Numerus Fixus

Tuition fee 2023/2024

€ 2,314

€ 16,000


Application requirements

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.

Selection for the Curatorial Programme takes place at the end of the first semester among students of the master's track in Art History. For more information contact Joost Keizer (

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Tuition fees  
€ 2,314
€ 16,000
Information not available
Start date App. deadline EU/EEA App. deadline Non-EU/EEA
1 Sep '23 1 May '23 1 May '23
1 Sep '24 1 May '24 1 May '24
1 Sep '25 1 May '25 1 May '25


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Main address
Oude Boteringestraat 44
9712 GL Groningen
050 363 9011

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