Berlin, Germany

History of European Art: Local Traditions and Transnational Networks

when 30 May 2020 - 11 July 2020
language English
duration 6 weeks
credits 6 EC
fee EUR 1650

This course explores European art from the 15th to the 20th century with a particular focus on urban centers like Florence, Rome, Venice, Antwerp, Amsterdam, Paris, London, and Berlin.

Students will gain understanding of the main art movements and relevant artists from the Renaissance to the postwar period as well as the basic concepts and terminology of art history. Visits to the outstanding collections of Berlin museums will allow the participants to study original artifacts and to learn how to look closely at works of art.

Course leader

Dr. Stefano de Bosio

Target group

The course addresses students of any subject.

Course aim

The aim is to analyze how the visual arts contributed through the centuries to shape local identities as well as European cultural traditions common to different countries and transcultural, global networks.

Credits info

6 EC


- 30% Attendance & participation
- 30% Mid-term presentation (oral presentation of a work in Berlin museums)
- 40% Final Exam

Fee info

EUR 1650: course fee
EUR 250: program fee

Early registration discount: -50€ (until April 4, 2020)


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