The programme consists of current research on all the cultures of the Mediterranean region and all historical periods. There is an emphasis on reading ancient texts in their language of origin and discussing possible interpretations. The programme is unique in the Netherlands and has been ranked 10th in the 2023 QS World University Rankings by Subject.
Positions in the fields of publishing or teaching, at policy-making departments of governmental bodies, within the education sector, or within cultural tourism.
A bachelor’s degree in a field related to the specialisation. Specialisation-specific knowledge is also required.
IELTS: 7.0 / TOEFL internet-based: 100
Faculty of Humanities
year master’s programmes
International master's students
EU/EEA student tuition fee*
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.