Utrecht, Netherlands

History of Art: Highlights in Germany and the Netherlands - Track

when 22 July 2024 - 16 August 2024
language English
duration 4 weeks
credits 9 EC
fee EUR 2250

This four-week course if offered in collaboration with the Freie Universit├Ąt in Berlin. By combining studies from Utrecht and Berlin, you will be able to get a glimpse of several centuries of art history in Northern Europe, compare differences and similarities between the two sites, and join virtual visits to museums. You will have the chance to explore the art scenes of these two vibrant cities both in the past and the present.

Discover more than 1,000 years of European Art and European Art History this summer. Learn about the Golden Age in the Netherlands and the many social, historical, religious and cultural factors that influenced art production during that time. Find out how life shaped art and how the arts shaped life in Utrecht during the 16th century. Then join our classes from Berlin and go back further in time to medieval times. Learn about the varying circumstances that shaped the production and reception of German art from the Middle Ages through the twenty-first century. The notions of a national identity and its connections to artistic expressions will be an important element of this course and introduce you to political art and the politics of art.

Course leader

Anna Koldeweij, MA & Dr. Matthias Vollmer

Target group

The course is open to participants (graduates and non-graduates) from all disciplines with a keen interest in Art History. No experience required.

Fee info

EUR 2250: Course + course materials. The transfer from Utrecht to Berlin is included in the course fee. Students are responsible for their travel from their home country to Utrecht and from Berlin to their home country. Because Utrecht Summer School arranges travel between the two locations, housing is mandatory.
EUR 850: Housing.