Art History

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What is the Department of Art History?

The Department of Art History in Leiden studies the visual arts (including photography and new developments such as the relationship between art and science) as well as architecture and the urban environment, decorative arts and domestic culture, both past and present, and their interrelationships.
Students in the History of Art and Material Culture of East Asia and of South and Southeast Asia specialisation have access to unique collections in Leiden of Chinese and Japanese objects of art and material culture, as well as other artefacts and primary (textual) sources.


Visiting address
Doelensteeg 16
2311 VL Leiden
The Netherlands

Postal address
Opleiding Kunstgeschiedenis
Postbus 9515
2300 RA Leiden
The Netherlands

+31 (0)71 527 2687

E-mail address

Last Modified: 25-03-2011