This specialisation covers three main areas of restitution debates:
Through various courses and an internship the students are prepared for work in the field of Restitution Studies, combining academic reflection and extensive knowledge with relevant, practice-based skills. We expect students to have a background in archaeology, art history, history or another relevant Bachelor's.
In this video, programme director Arnold Witte and curator Laurien de Gelder explain the relevance and urgence of the Restitution Studies specialisation.
* In block 4 (and 5) of the first year, you choose 12 EC of elective courses. The courses mentioned are recommended, but you are free to choose other courses as well.
If you wish to pursue this specialisation, the regular application and admission procedure for the Master's in Heritage and Memory Studies applies. In the application form, please indicate that you intend to do the Restitution Studies specialisation.