Leiden University

Law School

MA Book and Digital Media Studies


Rapenburg 70

PO Box 9500

Leiden, Zuid-Holla 2311EZ


Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MA Book and Digital Media Studies

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The MA programme in Book and Digital Media Studies focuses on the dynamic process of the transmission of knowledge and information through analogue (print) and electronic (internet) media. You study both the historical development – from Gutenberg to Gates – and the modern practice of textual communication within its societal and technological context. Much attention is given to the far-reaching consequences of the digital revolution for the world of the book. The programme has three specialisations:

  • History of the book
  • Digital access to cultural heritage
  • Publishing Studies


The unique character of this MA programme draws students from all over the world.



Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Non-U.S. Higher Ed. Institution (Not Carnegie Classified)

Locale: Small City

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