Research School for Media Studies (RMeS)

The Netherlands Research school for Media Studies (RMeS) is a national network of academic experts in media research whose ambition it is:

  • to provide excellent, state of the art education in media studies to PhD candidates and Research Master's students
  • to provide a platform for academics who want to exchange expertise, build coalitions between various research groups, to coordinate and prepare joined grant applications, and to represent the field of media studies at national and international levels
  • to offer a platform for Dutch graduate students in media research at various universities in order to build academic networks with their peers and to get acquainted with specialist research and researchers in their field
  • to offer an international platform which represents Dutch media scholars in international networks, funding bodies, and scientific/academic councils


Academic Director

Prof. Richard Rogers

Executive Board

The academic director and two members of the advisory board:

Prof. Marcel Broersma (RUG)
Prof. Frank Kessler (UU)


Kloveniersburgwal 48, room F1.01C
1012 CX  Amsterdam
T: +31(0)20 525 8043

Participating universities

University of Amsterdam, Utrecht University, Radboud University Nijmegen, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Leiden University, University of Maastricht, University of  Twente, University of Groningen, Open University, VU University Amsterdam.

Published by  University of Amsterdam

13 December 2016