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The Digital Studies Institute is an interdisciplinary academic and research collaboration between the College of Literature, Science and the Arts, the School of Information, the Stamps School of Art and Design, and the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning.   It bring together students, academics, and practioners from disciplines across the institutional spectrum, including American Culture; Communication Studies; English; Film, Television, and MediaHistory; and more.

Graduate students participate in workshops, research, and graduate level seminars each semester. Graduate students work with accomplished and engaged faculty recognized internationally for their scholarship and contributions to the field. 

Application for graduate study is made to Rackham School of Graduate Studies and admission is granted through the disciplinary unit.    Potential applicants are welcome to contact individual faculty to explore feasibility of topics of interest.

University of Michigan Doctoral Students may expand their doctoral training by applying to join the Digital Studies Graduate Certificate Program.

Graduate Student Groups

The Digital Studies Workshop at the University of Michigan is an interdisciplinary forum committed to a critical engagement with digital-related knowledge. Graduate students and faculty interested in history, politics, and theory of digital culture, media, and information are encouraged to get involved.