Cultural Studies is a cross-disciplinary field that sets out to research, understand and describe the ways in which humans develop meaning for the world around them. It researches the practices, beliefs, customs, behaviour, values, art forms, etc. of human societies from all times, since antiquity until today.
With various focus points, the Cultural Studies field provides potential students with a wide choice of study. Having the possibility to focus on any meaningful artefact of culture, students can tackle: history, literature, film, photography, fashion, politics and much more. Combining theoretical research with practical insight, a professional of this filed is able to describe the consequences and influences of culture on the individual and societal behaviour and perception.
Having the knowledge of understanding of diverse ethical models and behaviour patterns and trends, a graduate of this discipline can be a key asset to the field of marketing for example. Public and private consultancy is another professional area in which graduates can become active.
The Brussels Summer School is centred on the theme of ‘Europe and the World’ which builds upon the academic strengths of the school. Within this context various sub-themes will be also covered, these include migration, the European Union’s (EU) relationship with emerging powers such as China, and the EU’s response to the global economic crisis.
UCAM Summer program offers you chance to learn the 3rd most spoken language in the world right in its home, Spain. With rich menu of educational and cultural activities, students will have fun in every turn.
In this special track students will analyse how national cultures are affected by and react to the European integration process. Subsequently they will focus on the national identity of the various countries to help understand the complicated structure of Europe and the motives for integration as well as the obstacles on the way to European unity.
Would you like to be able to speak Dutch to your fellow students and your teachers? Or read labels in the supermarket, ask a shop assistant where you can find a particular item, or hold a basic conversation with your neighbours? Would you like to learn more about Dutch culture, both in the academic world and outside? Then our Social Dutch course is just the thing for you.
This class surveys the history of politics, economy, society and culture in the German lands from 1806 until today from a European angle. We will focus on how Germans defined ‘Germany’ and the ensuing consequences for those in- or excluded according to constructions of ethnicity, race, gender, class, and religion.
The Summer Institute on Sexuality, Culture and Society at the Graduate School of Social Sciences , University of Amsterdam, is an intensive four-week summer course, which focuses on the study of sexuality across cultures and is taught by an international faculty team.
This course is offered by the Netherlands Institute for Higher Education and Scientific Research in Morocco (NIMAR) as part of the Radboud University Summer School. The course will be held in Rabat, Morocco.
This special track will explore the question of Dutch identity by placing the history of the Netherlands and Dutch art in a wider European and transatlantic perspective. Students will be introduced to the rich cultural traditions that the Netherlands developed from the Dutch Golden Age to the present day in such artistic fields as painting, literature, poetry and filmmaking. Students will also analyse internationally debated issues in Dutch society in the past and present.
This course will explore the question of Dutch identity by placing the Dutch society in a wider European and transatlantic perspective. You will analyze internationally debated issues in Dutch society such as euthanasia and drugs policy, as well as the heated disputes over immigration and integration after the political murders of Pim Fortuyn and Theo van Gogh.
Thinking City: The Dynamics of Making Amsterdam is organised by the Graduate School of Social Sciences, Centre for Urban Studies of the University of Amsterdam in collaboration with the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment of TU Delft.
During this programme, you will be provided with an intensive, five-day language course in one of the following European languages: Danish,German , French , Sign Language , Hebrew , Italian , Modern Greek , Norwegian , Russian , Spanish , Swedish,
Der Brennpunkt historischer Ereignisse in Deutschland ist ohne Zweifel Berlin. In diesem Seminar soll untersucht werden, welche Wandlungen die Stadt als kulturelle Metropole vom ausgehenden 19. Jahrhundert bis in die heutige Zeit durchlief.