The minor American Studies is aimed at students with a broad interest in American history, literature, and culture, or students who wish to understand this complex country better. It offers an interdisciplinary approach, combining various academic fields. It also zeros in at specific regions, genres or themes, in an effort to make sense of this always captivating and sometimes baffling culture.
Zooming in on a fascinating culture in an international classroom
The minor American Studies provides you with an exciting mix of courses on American literature and history.
Change your world, take the minor American Studies
Studying at VU Amsterdam
What will your daily life as a student look like?
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How is the world changing today and what will it look like tomorrow? With the course ‘A Broader Mind’, we challenge you to look at knowledge, society and at yourself with a broader perspective.
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