Classical, Medieval and Renaissance Studies (Research)

SubjectClassics, History


Type of DegreeMA Classics/ History/Literary Studies

CostEUR 2,060 2018/2019


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Are you interested in the history, literature and culture of classical and ancient civilizations? Is a career in research something you aspire to? Then this programme is just what you are looking for.

This two-year Research Master's programme covers Classical Antiquity, the Middle Ages and Early Modernity.  You will explore the similarities and differences between these periods. In addition, you will gain fundamental insights into the cultural changes that preceded the modern period. 

The programme offers three different specialisations: in History (croho code 60139), in Literary Studies (croho code 60814), and in Classics and Ancient Civilizations (croho code 60039). Classical, Medieval and Renaissance Studies offers a multidisciplinary environment.

Depending on your background and research interests, you will decide on your main subject. You can focus on history and choose between Ancient, Medieval or Early Modern History. You can also focus on literature. Then your options are Latin, Greek, English or Dutch Literature.

You can design your own programme to fit your interests. You will take specialist tutorials and courses on theory and method, and finish the programme by writing a thesis.

Career Prospects

After graduation, you can continue your academic career in a PhD trajectory.The programme also is an excellent preparation for a (research-oriented) career in :

  • libraries
  • museums
  • other cultural organizations
  • journalism
  • education

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