Join the two-year MA Classics and Ancient Civilisations (research) specialisation in Classics (research) at Leiden University and apply yourself to the multidisciplinary study of the Greek and Roman world.
Join a Classics department that is the oldest in the Netherlands, with chairs held in Latin and Greek since the university was founded in 1575 – making for an almost five hundred year tradition in the field.
Choose a Master’s in Classics at Leiden University:
- Develop your knowledge across the full range of traditional Classics topics, but also including Cognitive approaches to Classics, Digital Classics, Latin literature of the modern period, Ancient Philosophy, Ancient Judaism, Emerging Christianity and Ancient History.
- Acquire important insights from advanced literary theory as an addition to the common methodological toolbox of a Research Master.
- Learn from academic staff internationally renowned for their research work. Research at Leiden University in the field of Classics – Greek in particular – is at the leading edge of the field.
- Benefit from the collaboration of classicists from different Universities in the National Research School in Classics (OIKOS).
- Earn a degree that qualifies you for a variety of challenging careers including work as a junior academic researcher, a researcher on a PhD programme, and a range of roles outside of academia that require advanced research skills and substantial research experience.
It is also possible to study Classics within the one-year Master’s programme Classics and Ancient Civilisations.
Check out the programme in Classics