Globally unique programme
Collaboration with professionals
Is Archival and Information Studies right for you?
- You are interested in societal issues such as (de)colonialism, accountability, sustainability, and in connecting these to recordkeeping.
- You are eager to conduct research independently, and collaboratively.
- You are interested in how institutions, communities and individuals engage with their historical past, present and future through appraisal, collection, preservation and curation practices.
- You want to delve deeper in the science and profession of recordkeeping and explore insight into the archives of the past and future.
In this video a teacher and a student of the programme explain in 5 minutes how this programme is structured and what the unique aspects are.
Governments collect and use large amounts of data about people, sometimes with far-reaching consequences for citizens. My research focuses on how recordkeeping can contribute to fair governance in which ethics, accountability and transparency are important principles.Profile page Prof. Charles Jeurgens
Archival and Information Studies is a programme of the accredited Master's degree programme Media Studies. Upon successful completion of this programme you will receive a legally accredited Master's degree in Media Studies and the title Master of Arts (MA).
With an additional 30 ECTS in the field of history, law or public administration, students can obtain the Archivistiek A certificate which is required for some positions in the Netherlands.