The Department offers interdisciplinary study in subjects related to Culture and creative media and introduces critical approaches to contemporary cultural production and curating. Its identity hinges on the combination of theoretical training with the applied fields of art production and education so as to meet the needs of the emerging creative industries.

The graduates of the department will have obtained knowledge of the following subject areas:

  • Humanities and Digital Media
  • Contemporary Art and Curatorial practices
  • Visual Arts, Crafts and Audiovisual Media
  • Anthropology, Visual Culture and Representation
  • Performance studies and Writing
  • Design Studies and Space-Sound Theories
  • Cultural Mediation and Education in the Arts
  • Post-Industrial Society & Entrepreneurship Initiatives

What you will learn by studying in the Department

Studies in the Department of Culture and Creative Media and Industries provide the opportunity to create the profile of your own interests for your future career by choosing from a variety of areas within the framework of cultural production and theory, particularly in:


  • History, Theory and Art Criticism
  • Cultural theory and interpretation of cultural events
  • Social anthropology and Ethnographic observation
  • Theory of Media
  • Curating exhibitions and cultural activities
  • Museology and museum pedagogy


In addition, you will acquire skills related to the contemporary cultural production and cultural management in the following areas:


  • Design of digital applications for cultural use (museums, archives, education, tourism)
  • Direction, production planning and spatial presentation of audiovisual work, post-production [image and audio editing programs, digital editing, sound design, digital art)
  • Creative writing
  • Creative media and Fine Art practices: Artwork, techniques of manual construction and reuse of materials and objects, scenography editing of performances and performance works, visual models
  • Organization of programs and actions in the context of visual content
  • Curation of exhibitions and cultural activities

Professional perspectives of graduate students


The Department provides training within an extensive horizon of cultural knowledge and builds the conditions for obtaining skills through critical thinking and creation in order to meet inclusive professional perspectives within the wider industry and culture economy.


A recent study on the creative economy in Greece demonstrates the increased educational need for specialized executives in the fields of cultural and creative industries. The following are Indicative fields of employment and professional perspective:


  • Design of digital applications for cultural use (museums, exhibitions, education, archives, libraries, etc.)
  • Digital tools designated for the management of cultural information (museums, archives, libraries, etc.)
  • Curation of exhibitions in museums, private collections, institutions and spaces of art and culture
  • Organization of exhibitions and festivals
  • Conceptualization, design and the production of programs and actions of artistic content
  • Artistic consultancy in organizations, museums, institutions and multipurpose spaces
  • Undertaking and implementation of a work of art to enhance the visual identity of companies and organizations
  • Design proposals for aesthetic upgrades of public spaces
  • Creation of educational programs of artistic education in museums and spaces of art and culture
  • Design and implementation of an original work of art
  • Visual design and materialization of stage objects and scenography
  • Design Development and patterns as well as objects for brand franchising
  • Conception in Communication, aesthetic strategy and implementation of projects promoting commercial products and services
  • Creation of audiovisual applications in public space
  • Post-production Management of Image and Sound
  • Photography, sound recording and digital video production
  • Digital Photography
  • Direction, design and management of an audiovisual work of art
  • Social research and documentary film and photography