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Research Media Studies

Media Studies has a rich and diverse research culture which is reflected in the national and local research institutes and projects:

Research institutes UvA

– The Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis (ASCA).

The Institute for Logic, Language and Computation.

Research priority areas

– Amsterdam Centre for Globalisation Studies (ACGS), with projects concerning global mobility, sustainability, aesthetics, and connectivity.

Amsterdam Centre for Cultural Heritage and Identity (ACHI) aims to integrate research on culture, identity, and history and is organized in six, thematic domains.

Research project

– CREATE  (‘Creative Amsterdam: An E-Humanities Perspective’) investigates how cultural industries have shaped Amsterdam’s unique position in a European and global context, from the seventeenth century until the present day.