Monika Nemcova, alumna Global Communication

"What I employed the most was efficient working in a team, which was highly emphasized during my studies."

Monika Nemcova (25) from Slovakia,  Online Marketer at Imbull | alumna Global Communication

Online Culture

1 year English Starts only end of August

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. Specialize by choosing one of the three offered majors: Art, Media and Society, Global Communication, and Ritual in Society.

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

National Student Survey (Culture studies, all tracks), 2018 | n=37

€1,844
gross monthly income one year after graduation

National Alumni Survey, 2016 | n=16

79%
finds a job within 6 months after graduation

National Alumni Survey, 2016 | n=16

Program and courses

  • Specialize yourself by choosing one of three majors:
    • Art, Media and Society
      Study the influence of digitization and globalization on art and cultural expressions within the public space and on the public debate. 
    • Global Communication
      Learn to understand the communicative challenges of life in times of globalization and superdiversity, how all this communication between (sub)cultures affects the people it concerns, and how to improve these intercultural contacts and facilitate collaboration.
    • Ritual in Society
      Reflect on the changes that rituals and traditions have undergone as a result of globalization and digitization, and on the effects of increasing diversity on the manifestation of religion in public space.
  • Turn academic content into publications that are accessible to a wider public through Diggit Magazine, both a learning instrument and an online news platform focusing on digital culture, globalization, and arts.
  • An internship option in the third unit provides you with the opportunity to put your knowledge into practice, and get familiar with possible future professions.

Typical courses are:

  • Individuals and Communities in the Digital Age
  • Intimacy, Privacy and Authenticity
  • Media and Migration
  • Religion in the Digital World

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Students at their graduation ceremony

Career prospects

Online Culture prepares you for a careers in culture, media, and communication. An internship option in the third unit provides you with the opportunity to put your knowledge into practice, and get familiar with possible future professions. This will enhance your position in the labor market. 

Alumni facts

  • Average number of months until first paid job: 4.6
  • Finds a job within 2 months after graduation: 57% 
  • Has a job within 6 months after graduation: 79%
  • Gross monthly income one year after graduation: € 1,844

Source: National Alumni Survey, 2016 | n = 16

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Students on campus enjoying the good weather

Application and admission

This program starts:

End of August

Best preparatory programs:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in general Culture Studies, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Religious Studies, Communication Studies / Modern Language.
  • The academic background of the students in our Master's program varies a lot. Students with a Bachelor's degree in a different subject area are also most welcome to apply.

Pre-Master's program:

Available for both Research University students and students of a Dutch University of Applied Sciences (HBO).

Tuition fees and scholarships

Please check the information about the tuition fees and the scholarships available for international students.

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More information

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