International Bachelor Arts and Culture Studies

This international bachelor offers a unique approach to the world of arts and culture. During the course of our three-year programme, you will acquire a thorough understanding of how the cultural sector is organized, and gain insight into the socio-economic and political contexts that allow the arts to flourish. The contemporary cultural landscape requires creative professionals with analytical skills and in-depth knowledge of cultural policy, arts education, art markets, audiences, heritage, cultural organizations, creative industries and entrepreneurship in a global perspective.

5 Reasons to choose for IBACS at the EUR 

  • You are looking for a programme of which the main focus is not the history of arts and culture , but for a programme that focuses on the economy, politics and sociology behind arts and culture. 
  • With the help of an internship embedded in your study programme you will already experience how it is to work in the arts and culture world.
  • Especially in arts and culture it is important to see the bigger picture. This is why the programme applies an international approach. This means that the discussed perspectives on arts and culture are compared with each other on an international level
  • Do you have an artistic or musical talent, as well as a hunger for academic knowledge? Combine a bachelor at the EUR with a bachelor at the conservatorium (CodArts) or at Willem de Kooning Academie in the Double Degree RASL.
  • Did we already tell you how much fun Rotterdam is? Rotterdam is innovative and diverse: the pop-up inititiaves are flourishing like never before. The ideal environment for young culture lovers with big plans!

Why choose for IBACS? Erin will tell you why! 

Fulltime / Part-time?

IBACS is a programme of three years that can only be followed fulltime. Hence, it is not possible to follow the programme part-time. It is possible to follow our pre-masters; Arts, Culture & Society and Cultural Economics and Entrepreneurship, part-time