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At the University of Amsterdam you can study the Old Babylonian dialect of Akkadian and familiarise yourself with Ancient Mesopotamian literature.

You can choose the following electives to learn Akkadian:

  • Elementary Akkadian and A History of Ancient Mesopotamian Literature 1 and 2

Please visit the UvA Course Catalogue for a detailed overview of our modules: coursecatalogue.uva.nl.

Classical Languages at the UvA

Interested in a different ancient language? The UvA also offers modules on Ancient Greek and Latin:

Ancient Greek and Latin