In the Master’s programme Comparative Cultural Analysis you will explore ‘culture’ in the broadest sense - from art, film and new media, to popular culture and social movements - in relation to contemporary issues such as globalisation, technology and social and cultural conflicts and identities. Comparative Cultural Analysis offers a interdisciplinary and theoretical approach to culture, informed by contemporary critical cultural theory.
The Master’s programme Comparative Cultural Analysis is dedicated to critical exploration of a wide variety of cultural phenomena from an explicitly theoretical and interdisciplinary perspective. Works of art and literature, cinema and new media, as well as popular culture are examined in relation to a range contemporary socio-political phenomena. Comparative Cultural Analysis engages with a variety of contemporary critical discourses, such as philosophy, environmental humanities, posthumanism, decolonial studies, queer studies, comparative literature and media studies. The programme proposes to explore the many possible dialogues between cultural phenomena and critical theory. In particular, Comparative Cultural Analysis is focused on the socio-political significance of theoretical and interdisciplinairy study.
The professors and researchers who form part of this programme all have diverse research areas. Questions concerning the programme literature are combined with a broader perspective from various subjects such as Cultural Studies, Continental Philosophy, Environmental Humanities, Gender Studies, Posthumanism, Queer Studies, Media Studies, Comparative Literature, Art Theory.
Graduates in Comparative Cultural Analysis often find employment in the cultural field, as writer, curator, editor, working cultural institutions or continue their academic career as PhD researcher.
Comparative Cultural Analysis is an accredited degree programme of Arts and Culture. After successful completion of this programme, you will receive a legally accredited Master’s degree in Arts and Culture and the title Master of Arts (MA).
|Degree programme||MA Arts and Culture|
|Type||Regular study programme|
|Credits||60 ECTS, 12 months|
|Language of instruction||English|