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Art, Literature and Cultural Studies

Aarhus University

36 months
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About

The Art, Literature and Cultural Studies programme from Aarhus University covers a wide range of studies of the arts in the broadest sense: i.e. visual art and culture, including more recent media such as film, video and computer; theatre, including performance and dance; music, from classical music to modern rhythmic music and sound studies; and literature, from national and area-defined contexts

Overview

The Art, Literature and Cultural Studies programme from Aarhus University also welcomes studies of rhetoric, museological studies, trans- and intermedial studies, art and aesthetic theory, as well as more general studies in culture’s history and theory, including Cultural Studies. There are no chronological or theoretical barriers for the programme, which includes historical, contemporary and trans-historical projects. Likewise, the programme encourages both projects from singular disciplines and projects aiming at bridging different disciplines.

Affiliated centers and departments

The programme is embedded within the School of Communication and Culture and is affiliated with the aesthetic disciplines Art History, Theatre Studies, Music Studies, Comparative Literature, Aesthetics and Culture as well as Rhetoric, Nordic and Roman languages, English and German. The programme is furthermore affiliated with the Centre for Museology and Centre for Children’s Literature and Media.

Examples of employment after graduation:

  • Researcher and teacher at Aarhus University.
  • Director of the playwright education at Aarhus Theatre.
  • Museum Inspector and Curator
  • Teacher in high school
  • Consultant in artistic and cultural projects
  • Manager of communication projects
  • Free lance writer
  • Director of publishing or editorial companies

Programme Structure

The programme is part of a national PhD programme network in Arts and Literature:

  • PhD School, Faculty of Humanities, Copenhagen University
  • PhD Programme in Cultural Studies, Literature and the Arts, Copenhagen University
  • PhD Programme in Literature, Aesthetics and Culture, University of Southern Denmark

Furthermore the programme collaborates with ARoS, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, KUNSTEN Museum of Modern Art and Ordrupgaard.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Preferred order:
  • Cover sheet
  • The Danish Agency for Science and Higher Education's assessment of your non-Danish qualification (if you have one)
  • Bachelor's diploma and transcripts of records/diploma supplement
  • Master's diploma and transcripts of records/diploma supplement

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 36 months.

Living costs for Aarhus

6639 - 10051 DKK /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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