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Book and Digital Media Studies (MA)


Get the most out of your studies at Leiden University by taking part in our extracurricular activities.

TXT yearbook

As a student of the master Book and Digital Media Studies, you will be able to participate in the production and promotion of TXT, the yearbook published by the programme in cooperation with Academic Press Leiden. This journal is fully produced by Book and Digital Media Studies students and focuses on all aspects of textual communication.

Community building

Throughout the year, the Book and Digital Media Studies programme organises activities to encourage community building. Examples include excursions to museums and exhibitions, learning to use a real printing press. Teaching generally takes the form of small-scale seminars and tutorials, in which lively and engaging discussions are encouraged. Small classes allow for plenty of contact between you and your lecturers and fellow students, ensuring you get the most from this educational opportunity.

Leiden Leadership Programme

Are you interested in developing your leadership potential? The Leiden Leadership Programme (LLP) is an Honours Programme specifically developed for ambitious master's students at Leiden University and the Delft University of Technology who recognise the importance of leadership abilities. The LLP offers in-depth training sessions, assessments, seminars, and the creation of a Personal Leadership Roadmap – a five-year plan for reaching and developing your leadership potential.

Study at the Academy of Creative and Performing Arts

The Academy of the Creative and Performing Arts (ACPA) is a research institute and part of the Faculty of Humanities. The ACPA offers education such as electives, and talent programmes such as the Practicum Artium (PA), which gives you the opportunity to study photography, graphic design or drawing, and the Practicum Musicae at the Royal Conservatoire The Hague, where you can study classical music, singing, early music or jazz. 
Find out more about ACPA.

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