Erasmus Research Institute for Media, Culture, History & Society
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About us

ERMeCHS is the research institute of the Erasmus School of History, Culture, and Communication (ESHCC). Researchers at ERMeCHS carry out interdisciplinary research in the fields of media, communication, culture, arts, history, and society.

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Our research vision

ERMeCHS engages in high-quality fundamental research with the aim to explain and solve complex societal challenges. Through our active research clusters, ERMeCHS facilitates and stimulates a collaborative and inspiring research environment. We aim to become one of the leading research institutes on the crossroads of the Social Sciences and Humanities, focusing on five strategic research areas to which our expertise and knowledge are of high value:
Globalization of Culture and Society, Mediatization and Digitalization, Innovation in Cultural and Creative Industries, Sustainability in Culture and Societies, and Diversity and Inclusion.


Onze focus ligt op vijf maatschappelijke uitdagingen, vertegenwoordigd in vijf strategische onderzoeksgebieden.

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Onze onderzoekers zijn gegroepeerd in interdisciplinaire clusters.

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