Network of Excellence in Internet Science

University of Amsterdam, New Media & Digital Culture

The University of Amsterdam is known for its pioneering new media scene, with its emphasis on Internet culture. Students are trained in the areas of info-aesthetics and visualisation, with its emphasis on how to read, understand and critique information graphics, interfaces and online interactivity.

Among the expertise available to students is the emerging area of digital methods; Internet research approaches and techniques that are specific to the new medium and the study of natively digital objects. Depending on interests and skills, students may participate in research projects that concern Amsterdam new media events, festivals, exhibitions and installations, as well as international new media issues, such as Internet censorship.

Netherlands

Website

http://gsh.uva.nl/ma-programmes/programmes/content21/new-media-and-digital-culture.html