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What will I learn?

The one-year Master Program in Art History offers courses in Western art from the late Middle Ages to the present. The program is committed to historical as well as theoretical depth. Students are also trained with an eye to their post-graduate career prospects. We offer internships in major museums throughout the Netherlands and abroad, as well as an excursion to a major European metropolis.

Why study this programme in Groningen?

Combination of historical and theoretical depth. Faculty specialized in the fields of Italian Renaissance and Baroque art, Northern Renaissance and Baroque art, including pre-modern globalization, the art of the Enlightenment, twentieth-century art, art criticism, new media, and materials and techniques.
Excursions abroad.
Unique curatorial program.

Job prospects

Our Department's graduates pursue a wide variety of jobs and professions, ranging from cultural policy makers, academics, museum staff, and the art market.

Job examples

  • Galeriehouder
  • Kunstconsultant
  • Beleidsmedewerker Cultuur bij (lokale) overheid
  • Conservator
  • Medewerker educatie museum
  • Medewerker PR museum
  • Tentoonstellingsmaker
  • Medewerker veilinghuis
  • Journalist
  • Inkoper bedrijvencollecties
  • Redacteur
  • Docent
  • Cultuurhistorisch toerisme
  • Restaurator
  • Monumentenzorg
  • Wetenschappelijk medewerker

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Arts

Study options

Full Time (12 months)

Tuition fees
€13,500.00 (10,90,468) per year
Application deadline

Expected June 2023

More details

Start date

Expected September 2022

Venue

University of Groningen

Broerstraat 5,

Groningen,

9712 CP, Netherlands

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have Bachelor's degree. Additional requirements English: A VWO diploma or a subject certificate for VWO English (mark 6 or higher), 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). Language Centre English Test (LCET) level C1 (B2 for no more than two components). Cambridge C1 Advanced or C2 Proficiency with a minimum score of 180.

For international students

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). Language Centre English Test (LCET) level C1 (B2 for no more than two components). Cambridge C1 Advanced or C2 Proficiency with a minimum score of 180.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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