Information studies tackles systemic problems first rather than individual pieces of technology within that system: it focuses on understanding information problems from the perspective of the stakeholders involved, and then applying technologies as needed. Not only aspects of computer science are incorporated, but also aspects of research fields like cognitive science, commerce, communications, management, philosophy, public policy, and the social sciences.
The Master's programme in Information Studies at the UvA offers tracks in:
If you want to start this programme in September please start your application procedure on time, as getting all documents ready might take several days. The application deadlines are:
- EU/EEA students: 30 April 23:59 CEST
- Non-EU/EEA students: 31 January 23:59 CEST
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