Arts, Cognition and Criticism

SubjectArts, Culture


Type of DegreeMA

EU FeesEUR 2,314

Cost non-EUEUR 14,800

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Is this programme for you?

Are you curious, thorough, independent and open-minded? Do you have a special interest for arts as a cognitive process and as an instrument for critical reflection on culture and society? Do you wish to deepen your analytic and critical understanding of the role of the arts? Do you aim to contribute to a responsible and thriving cultural and social climate? Then this programme is for you.

Why study Arts, Cognition and Criticism with the University of Groningen?

You will be in a stimulating international environment in a typical Dutch city with a strong cultural infrastructure.

You will learn from motivated, international staff with high reputation in research and links to arts and culture institutions.

You will follow a cutting-edge, interdisciplinary programme with a range of methods.

Our study choices allow you to connect the critical approaches with your own art disciplines and to shape your profile as a critical researcher and professional.

How to apply

To apply for our Master's programme in Arts, Cognition and Criticism you need to hold a BA in theatre/performance, music, film, literature and/or fine arts studies. Students with a Bachelor's degree in another subject, but who have a marked interest in arts can also apply. Their eligibility will be assessed by the department.

Career opportunities

  • Arts and Culture Critic
  • Cultural Journalist
  • Advisory and consultancy functions in the areas of Arts and Culture Education, Arts and Culture policy.
  • Art Event Organizer and Programmer


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