Faculty of Archaeology

1 and 2 year master’s programmes 
237 master’s students
42% international master’s students
29 nationalities
€2,209 EU/EEA student tuition fee*
€19,300 Non-EU/EEA student tuition fee

* This tuition fee is per year and only applies if this is your first master’s programme in The Netherlands
** English language proficiency requirements are subject to change. Please check our website for the updated English language proficiency requirements. You can find the exact language requirements and more detailed language requirements per programme under each programme description. Also check our website for detailed information on the types of English tests accepted and the equivalent scores for IELTS, TOEFL and Cambridge English tests.

NOTE: Tuition fees are subject to change. Please check online our updated tuition fees. 



  • Applied Archaeology
  • Archaeological Science
  • Global Archaeology
  • Heritage and Museum Studies


Positions at university institutes, museums, government agencies, commercial agencies. Career options outside the field of archaeology: journalism, publishing, public relations and positions at international organisations.

Best preparatory bachelor’s

A bachelor’s degree in archaeology or relevant discipline. Specialisation-specific knowledge may also be required.

English proficiency**

IELTS: 7.0 / TOEFL internet-based: 100