Media Arts Cultures Lab


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

The Media Arts Cultures Lab is an integral component of the program, offering students the invaluable opportunity to immerse themselves in an intensive active learning environment that encourages collaborative initiatives. This module bridges the gap between theoretical knowledge and real-world application, allowing students to participate in and contribute to live projects, under the mentorship of established professionals in the field. Students will be placed in dynamic environments - where they will work alongside experienced practitioners. This setting not only offers students a chance to apply their academic knowledge but also helps them gain insights into the daily operations, challenges, and innovations in the world of Media Arts Culture. Throughout this immersion, emphasis is placed on collaboration, as students join teams, participate in brainstorming sessions, contribute to project planning and execution, and engage in reflective practices. By the end of the module, students will have a deeper understanding of professional dynamics, collaborative methodologies, and the nuances of working in a real-world setting.

Learning objectives


  • Gain in-depth understanding of the operational dynamics and structures of professional organizations within the Media Arts Culture sector.
  • Comprehend the importance of collaboration in achieving organizational goals and project success.
  • Familiarize with the latest tools, technologies, and methodologies employed in real-world settings.


  • Ability to effectively collaborate with diverse teams, adapting to different roles and responsibilities as required.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in applying academic knowledge to real-world challenges, coming up with innovative solutions.
  • Develop effective communication skills, essential for teamwork, client interactions, and presentations.
  • Engage in reflective practices, identifying areas of strength and opportunities for growth.


  • Exhibit professional behavior, ethics, and values in a collaborative setting.
  • Navigate challenges and conflicts within teams, employing problem-solving and negotiation skills.
  • Contribute constructively to projects, showcasing initiative, creativity, and adaptability.
  • Recognize and leverage the potential of diverse perspectives within a team, fostering an inclusive and innovative environment.



Name of examMedia Arts Cultures Lab
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
Permitted aids
With certain aids:
- Students notes
- Syllabus
- Relevante subject literature
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleMedia Arts Cultures Lab
Module codeKAMAC202412
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
This module is offered only as a part of the ERASMUS MUNDUS Master of Excellence: Media Arts Cultures at Danube University, Austria
3rd. semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureOther location
Responsible for the module


Education ownerMaster of Arts in Media Arts Cultures
Study BoardStudy Board of Art, Health and Technology
DepartmentDepartment of Communication and Psychology
FacultyFaculty of Social Sciences and Humanities