Media Studies (MA)
Why Leiden University
Leiden University offers ambitious students a great environment in which to reach their potential.
A top-ranked university
Leiden University's Faculty of Humanities is consistently ranked among the top 30 Humanities faculties worldwide in the THE World University Ranking. At Leiden University, the oldest university in the Netherlands, learning incorporates the latest research and resources found nowhere else in the world, such as those of the famous Leiden University Library and its collections of original manuscripts, periodicals, and photos.
An ideal location for the study of media
Leiden University offers you an excellent location from which to explore and study media. Our location close to the major European cities of The Hague, Amsterdam, Antwerp, Brussels and London, brings you within easy reach of some of Europe’s most famous museums, galleries and exhibitions.
A head-start to your career
Our reputation as a centre of excellence means that your qualification is respected by organisations worldwide. Graduates of the Master’s programme in Media Studies enjoy successful careers thanks to their mix of in-depth, interdisciplinary knowledge and relevant professional experience.
Diversity and inclusion
We are convinced that our education can only flourish if everyone within the programme feels supported, respected and empowered to do their best work. We find it important to offer a learning environment that allows for different perspectives and points of view that students bring with them, depending on their ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, health, religion, age or socio-economic background. Every new generation sees the world from a new perspective – and our students are the newest generation. We look forward to hearing more about your perspective. Leiden University has been pursuing diversity policy since 2014, with the aim of creating a diverse and inclusive learning and working environment for all staff and students.
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