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Curatorial Studies

University of Groningen

12 months
14300 EUR/year
2168 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Are you interested in the profession of curator? And are you looking for a programme that offers the practical experience necessary to pursue a successful curatorial career? Then apply to our Curatorial Studies programme from University of Groningen!


Curatorial Studies in Art History is a one-year programme. We offer excellent students of the master's track in Art History an additional semester-long internship. Our programme aims for an integration of early modern and modern and contemporary art, while also offering more period-specific courses. 

Our faculty includes the director of the Groninger Museum, Andreas Blühm, who teaches a course on the theory and practice of making exhibitions for all curatorial students. 

Job prospects

  • Our individualized attention to students, rigorous courses, and internship provide exceptional preparation for a museum career, not only as a curator but also as a museum educator. 
  • Our Curatorial Studies programme at University of Groningen also caters to the profession of the independent curator.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Art History Now: Theory, Method, Historiography
  • Collections & Artefacts: Boijmans 
  • Media, Materials, Makers: Art and/as Research 
  • Museums: The Making-of
  • Excursion
  • Tutorial 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Minimum requirement of TOEFL iBT 90 (with a minimum of 21 on all items), or IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6 on all items). 
  • Cambridge C1 Advanced or C2 Proficiency with a minimum score of 180.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14300 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14300 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2168 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2168 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Groningen

750 - 1000 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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