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Rare Books Digital Humanities

University Bourgogne Franche-Comté

24 months
243 EUR/year
243 EUR/year
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This Rare Books Digital Humanities degree from University Bourgogne Franche-Comté has a twofold research and professional orientation. It therefore prepares for either professional insertion in one of the sectors described below or further study at the doctorate level.

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The  Rare Books Digital Humanities master’s degree offered by University Bourgogne Franche-Comté aims at providing high level competence in rare and early books with a view to providing the capacity to work in the book trade or in rare book conservation and digitization, along with digital humanities expertise allowing one to supervise digitization, online accessibility, and 3D animation projects, among others.

Future career prospects

  • Professional insertion with two years of postgraduate work; rare book trade; curator ship in libraries or museums (internationally); head of digitization projects in cultural institutions; consultant in rare and early books.
  • Further study at the doctorate level (with numerous opportunities for double supervision in Europe and beyond) in digital humanities, English and anglophone studies, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, and Latin-American studies, classical studies, comparative literature, history, and art history.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Bibliography: theory and pratice 
  • Book culture in Europe 
  • Knowledge and techniques
  • Tools for rare books 
  • European civilization of book
  •  Theory and pratices of digital humanities 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


Partially taught in English, Partially taught in French


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduates in classics, comparative literature, history, art history, English or modern languages, philosophy, and all persons interested in the culture of the book and writing and in applied digital technology (persons without a B.A. degree can apply for validation of professional experience). 
  • French language courses are offered before the beginning of the academic year.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    243 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 243 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    243 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 243 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.


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