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Comparative Cultural Analysis (Arts and Culture)
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After completing this programme students will have acquired a solid understanding of cultural theory and valuable analytical skills. Depending on their expertise, graduates often find employment in the cultural or non-profit sector, for example as writer, editor, curator, organizer or continue their academic career as PhD researcher.

The job market

Alumni from the programme have started careers in:

  • Journalism and Online (News) media;
  • Museums and Art centers/galleries;
  • Academia, Publishing and Editing.


  • Analytical skills and critical and detailed analysis of cultural phenomena;
  • In-depth knowledge of contemporary critical theory across disciplines;
  • Academic writing skills and Presentation.

Your diploma is not a farewell

After graduating, you don't have to say goodbye to the University of Amsterdam! We are happy to help you develop your career. You can join the young alumni programme, which will assist you in mapping out your career. And as an alumnus, you can also still use the Student Careers Centre.