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BA Arts, Media and Society

Leiden University
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
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BA Arts, Media & Society - Leiden University

BA Arts, Media and Society - Leiden University

Through this program by Leiden University, students will obtain a Bachelor of Arts degree, majoring in Arts, Media and Society. The program is taught entirely in English and is a full-time course (with students studying for 40 hours a week).

During the first year, students will develop their fundamental knowledge in the area of art history, while the second and third years will focus on cutting-edge developments within the field of contemporary art and media, exploring global issues, social media, and ways art and media are used within activist strategies to bring about change in society.

Admission requirements

This program is highly suitable for those interested in issues such as:

  • How contemporary artists approach societal challenges
  • How digital media influences artistic practice
  • Why the voices of artists are relevant for a democratic society

To learn about specific entry requirements for this program, please contact the university via the information request form and someone will be in touch soon.

Degree & diploma

Upon completion of this program, participants will receive a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Arts, Media and Society from Leiden University.

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With a long and rich history, Leiden University is the oldest in the Netherlands. Students may choose to study from 7 faculties and 3 campuses, watch this video to learn what Leiden can offer you!

Leiden University

Leiden University

Services & Facilities

Founded in 1575, Leiden University is the oldest university in the Netherlands offering a wide variety of programs. Leiden University is a truly international university, uniting people and knowledge from all corners of the world.  The university is comprised of...

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Location & accommodation

leiden the Netherlands

Leiden, Netherlands

Leiden, the Netherlands

Life in Leiden is greatly influenced by the relatively large number of students, as most of them both live and study in the historic city of Leiden, which has approxomately 120.000 inhabitants. Leiden University does not have a campus, but the city is it’s campus. You will almost always run into someone you know when you go shopping or when you go out at night. Since Leiden is...

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Leiden University

Rapenburg 70
2300 RA Leiden
The Netherlands

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