Short Courses in Area & Cultural Studies

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.

View all Short Courses in Area & Cultural Studies

Suggested Short Courses Programmes

Exhibition Development Exhibition Development
  • Oct 2015
  • Nov 2015
  • EEA € 4,500 per year
  • Non-EEA € 4,500 per year
  • 8 months

This unique program at the Department for Image Science enables students to profit from the knowledge and experiences of outstanding experts in the field of scientific and cultural exhibition-making and design. Participants will be presented with creative and organizational skills like exhibition development, scenography and project management as well as with know-how about the financing, copyrights-management and the international transfer & lending of exhibition objects and multimedia-based techniques of presentation.

Read more
Italian Renaissance Italian Renaissance
  • Any time
  • National $ 199 per module
  • International $ 199 per module
  • Not specified

When you think of the Italian Renaissance, chances are you think of what it gave us. The extraordinary sculptures of Michelangelo. The incomparable paintings of Leonardo da Vinci. The immortal written works of Petrarch and Machiavelli. But have you ever wondered why there was such an artistic, cultural and intellectual explosion in Italy at the start of the 14th century?

Read more
French Language Proficiency French Language Proficiency
  • Any time
  • National $ 166 per module
  • International $ 329 per module
  • 12 months

The program allows students to be immersed in French courses. Completion of the certificate provides functional competence in oral and written French.

Read more
Paris Through Its Museums Paris Through Its Museums
  • Jun 2016
  • EEA € 3,248 per module
  • Non-EEA € 3,248 per module
  • Not specified

Uses the unsurpassed richness of the art museums of Paris as the principal teaching resource. The history of Western Art is studied through the close examination of a limited selection of major works in a variety of media. The works chosen illuminate the political, social and religious contexts of Antiquity, the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, the Baroque and Rococo periods, and the modern epoch. The course has an extra course fee of 25 euros.

Read more
Dutch Masters: The Age of Rembrandt Dutch Masters: The Age of Rembrandt
  • Any time
  • National $ 374 per module
  • International $ 374 per module
  • Not specified

Holland in the 17th century was home to the most remarkable concentration of artistic talent and accomplishment in modern history. From this tiny land came the great masters Vermeer, Frans Hals, Jan Steen, Pieter de Hooch, and Rembrandt, as well as an abundant assembly of memorable artists. To this day, these compelling pictures take our breath away-an unrivalled heritage of portraits, still lifes, landscapes, marine paintings, and profoundly observant images of everyday Dutch life that continue to grace museums throughout Europe and America.

Read more
European Thought and Culture in the 19th Century European Thought and Culture in the 19th Century
  • Any time
  • National $ 129 per module
  • International $ 129 per module
  • Not specified

This course is an opportunity to explore the major thinkers and historic challenges that shaped the mind of Europe in the 19th century. Intellectual history emphasizes the exchanges of ideas and debates that went on among people from other places and times. But it also stresses the importance of a continuing dialogue between the present and the past.

Read more
Russian Studies:Talents for Talents Russian Studies:Talents for Talents
  • Aug 2016
  • EEA € 460 per module
  • Non-EEA € 460 per module
  • 22 days

Every day our world is rapidly changing: our goals are becoming more challenging, aims are more multifaceted, and time machine has not been invented yet. There are only 52 weeks in a year, and not a single day can be spent inefficiently or idly. This is why three-week language Summer School courses organized by Ural Federal University (Ekaterinburg, Russia) become more intensive and diverse. Our short-term goal is to advance the level of Russian language of our foreign students and to make their stay in Russia enjoyable along the way, should they come for business, academic or touristic purposes.

Read more
Arts & Culture Management Arts & Culture Management
  • Jan 2016
  • Apr 2016
  • May 2016
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA € 4,500 per module
  • Non-EEA € 4,500 per module
  • 3 months

ESE’s short course in Arts & Culture Management is an intensive 3-month part-time certificate course. The professional programme focuses on visual arts and culture management related disciplines such as art history, arts and culture management business decision making, international project management and (online) art marketing.

Read more
Intensive summer prep course Intensive summer prep course
  • Aug 2016
  • EEA € 529 per module
  • Non-EEA € 529 per module
  • 10 days

Congratulations! You are starting a new phase in your life by coming to Hanze University of Applied Sciences to study in one of our bachelor's programmes. But do you know much about Dutch culture? Do you know how the Dutch educational system works? And are you comfortable using English as your first language for the next four years?

Read more
Elementary French and Culture II Elementary French and Culture II
  • Jun 2016
  • EEA € 3,248 per module
  • Non-EEA € 3,248 per module
  • Not specified

This course is a second semester Elementary French course, a continuation of level FR 1010 with emphasis on acquiring basic level of proficiency in the language and understanding the culture of France and the Francophone world.

Read more