Master's students at their graduation ceremony

Master's programs in Culture Studies

If you are interested in a Master's program in Culture Studies, you can choose between four specialized tracks which offer multiple perspectives on cultural and societal changes due to digitalization and globalization.

Culture Studies at Tilburg University

We  offer four specialized tracks, each with a different focus:


Health Humanities

Study how developments and opinions regarding health, medicine and healthcare are reflected in cultural practices in society. And learn how cultural norms, diversity, technological developments and the online world shape these developments and opinions.

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Jeugdliteratuur (in Dutch)

Children's Literature (Jeugdliteratuur) is a Dutch-taught program which reflects on actual debates in the (international) children’s literature and the societal changes from the perspective of relevant theoretical concepts, such as ‘child image’ and adaptation.

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Management of Cultural Diversity

Management of Cultural Diversity is a program about cultural diversity in order to constrain risks and seize opportunities within an organization or within societal fields such as education, healthcare, labor market, art and culture.

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Online Culture

Study the sociological, cultural, ethical, and physical consequences of constantly being ‘online’. Investigate how this influences our experiences and perceptions of the world, and the forms of knowledge and communication that we develop. 

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Why Culture Studies in Tilburg?

Within the Master's programs in Culture Studies, the following aspects of art and culture are central themes:

  • The different types of cultural expressions in the form of literature, art, motion pictures and popular music.
  • The business side of culture, such as consumer behavior, culture participation and culture policy.
  • Recent developments in the field of culture in the form of multiculturalism and digitalization.

Get to know these Master's programs by visiting our Open day November 16

85.7%
of the current students is (very) satisfied with their program

National Student Survey, 2018 | n=37

€2.072
gross monthly income one year after graduation

National Alumni Survey, 2017 | n=15

3,9
months on average between graduation and first job

National Alumni Survey, 2017 | n = 15

Interested in a Master's program in one of these fields?

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