Call for Applications – MA in New Media and Digital Culture at the University of Amsterdam 2018-2019

On: November 21, 2017
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About Esther Weltevrede
Esther Weltevrede is a second year Media Studies Research Master student at the University of Amsterdam. Before studying New Media she attended the School of Arts in Breda where she received a Bachelor degree in Graphic Design. She is involved as researcher and coordinator in the recently founded Digital Methods Initiative at the University of Amsterdam. DMI is dedicated to developing tools and methods for researching the ‘natively digital.’ Since this summer she is a member of GovComOrg, a foundation dedicated to creating and hosting political tools on the Web. Currently she is a part-time teacher Information Visualization at Master Editorial Design, Utrecht School of Art, and part-time teacher Public Design at Interactive Media, Hogeschool van Amsterdam.


One-year and two-year international Master’s programs in New Media available:

  • MA Media Studies: New Media and Digital Culture (one year, full time)
  • Research MA Media Studies: New Media and Digital Culture (two years, full time)


MA New Media and Digital Culture

The MA Program in Media Studies: New Media and Digital Culture offers a comprehensive and critical approach to new media research, practices and theory. It is an internationally renowned program in critical media theory, dedicated to the study of the social transformations brought about by digital culture. The program also provides in-depth training in the latest digital research methods, with the opportunity to participate in data sprints and to collaborate with international researchers in the framework of the Digital Methods Initiative. It is situated within the pioneering new media cultural scene in Amsterdam and an academic environment ranked second highest among universities worldwide (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017: Communication & Media Studies).


Application and Deadlines

As of mid-November 2017, it will be possible to apply for a Master’s programme through the Graduate School of Humanities. All Master’s start in September 2018. Application website.


More information

For more information about the program, please see the full call:

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