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Information Studies – Digital Living

Master (2 years) of Information Studies, 120 ECTS
Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts

Institution Aarhus University (AU)
Campus Aarhus
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 6300 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR


How do social media influence us? How do digital technologies constrain or liberate social practices? How do digital technologies shift our understanding of production, commerce and organisation?  

The MA in Information Studies – Digital Living focuses on digital technologies as they are used in everyday life. It’s all about selfies, cat videos and crowdfunding. This is a new discipline, and students who pursue it have the opportunity to consider how to design a better future by exploring the intersection of networked sociality, organisational practices and IT design.

Career Opportunities

Graduates will be skilled in innovation and will have a strong understanding of the complexities of digital technologies in cultural contexts. This will qualify them for a variety of careers in both the public and private sector. There is a growing need within private companies for people who can build bridges between different departments when working with social and mobile media, and in the public sector, organisations are pushing to digitise public administration. Many students may land as digital analysts or social media developers. They will also be equipped to enter a PhD programme in information studies or a similar field.


To find out more about admission to the MA in Information Studies - Digital Living please visit the programme’s website

In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. 
Read about the language requirements of Aarhus University

Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.

To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education →

Exchange students should contact their home institution for information on application procedures and deadlines.


There is a tuition fee for all full-time degree students who hold a citizenship from outside EU/EAA/Switzerland. Students within an exchange programme are not required to pay tuition. 

For Further Information

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at

You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System


Application date
Mar 15
Start date
Sep 01


Application date
Jan 15
Start date
Sep 01


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