Pre-master
Cultural Economics and Entrepreneurship

Why study Pre-master Cultural Economics and Entrepreneurship

Would you like to obtain a master's degree in Cultural Economics and Entrepreneurship, but you don’t have the right prior education? Then you are a likely candidate to enrol in the pre-master Cultural Economics and Entrepreneurship at Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Bridging the knowledge gap

In the premaster Cultural Economics and Entrepreneurship, you will enroll in a few select courses at the Bachelor’s level of Arts and Culture Studies. You will become acquainted with the basics of cultural economics, research methodology, innovation and cultural industries, and the organization of the cultural sector. After a successful completion of the premaster, you will have all the knowledge you will need to meet the entry requirements for the Master’s degree programme Cultural Economics and Entrepreneurship.

Five reasons to choose for Cultural Economics and Entrepreneurship at the EUR 

  • The CEE Master is ranked 2nd in the world in “Arts and Cultural Management” according to www.best-masters.com (out of 46) and is ranked 1st in the Netherlands by Elsevier (out of 5).
  • Successful graduates have an edge as researchers in related fields, as employees in cultural organizations, and as entrepreneurs.
  • An enthusiastic team of lecturers supports the students, guaranteeing intensive and individual tuition.
  • According to Times Higher Education, EUR is one of the 200 most international universities of the world. This means encountering lecturers and students from all over the world.
  • Studying in Rotterdam means studying in a young, dynamic metropolis which keeps developing rapidly. Sparkling skyscrapers, an impressive port, hip restaurants and food markets, renowned museums, special attractions and awesome festivals are the direct result of the can do mentality of the people of Rotterdam.

Our students

The Master’s programme Cultural Economics and Entrepreneurship in Rotterdam will be ideal for two types of students:

  • students who are driven by an academic curiosity about the arts, cultural industries or economics;
  • students who want to develop original and well-founded ideas about how to produce, sustain and disseminate culture.

We usually welcome 50 to 65 students into our program from around 150 applications. Students are accepted on the basis of previous academic achievements and a well-documented interest in the cultural sector. You will study alongside other students who have extensive professional experience in the field.