Curatorial Studies

SubjectCulture, Culture


Type of DegreeMA

EU FeesEUR 2,314

Cost non-EUEUR 14,800

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Is this programme for you?

Do you aspire to become a curator? Are you looking for a programme that offers the practical experience necessary for a successful curatorial career? Then apply to the Curatorial Studies specialisation of our Art History Master's programme!

Our curriculum integrates early modern, modern and contemporary arts. We also offer period-specific courses.

Why study curatorial studies with the University of Groningen?

We offer our students internship opportunities with museums in the Netherlands or abroad. The knowledge and experience that you obtain during your internship will significantly increase your chance of securing a curatorial position upon graduation.

Our curriculum has a unique combination of rigorous art-historical academic training and practical experience. Our faculty includes the Director of the Groningen Museum, Andreas Blühm. All students will have the opportunity to take his course on the theory and practice of making exhibitions.

Every year, our students join a excursion abroad and a number of on-site visits to collections and arts/cultural institutions across the Netherlands.

How to apply

Students who are interested in taking the Curatorial Studies specialisation should apply for our Art History Master's programme.

The selection for the Curatorial Studies specialisation will take place at the end of your first semester.

Career opportunities

Our personalised attention to students, rigorous curriculum, and internship opportunities provide exceptional preparation for a museum career, not only as a curator but also as a museum educator. Our programme also caters to the profession of the independent curator.

Job examples

  • Museum curator
  • Museum educator
  • Independant curator
  • Marketing and communication in the cultural industry

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