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Ancient Studies
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Online Open Day

Want to check if Ancient Studies is the right fit for you? Find out by participating in our upcoming events and via the information available below.

UvA Experience Days

Take a deep dive into your future programme and find out whether it’s the right fit. Get a taste of what the programme is like, for example by following an actual online lecture, and experience the UvA for yourself. The Ancient Studies Experience Day will take place online on 24 November.

What is Ancient Studies?

In this video, Professor Vladimir Stissi and student Gijs discuss frequently asked questions about the unique Bachelor's programme Ancient Studies.

Meet & Ask Bachelor's Weeks (recording)

See this recording of our live Meet and Ask session, in which Professor Vladimir Stissi illustrates the Ancient Studies Bachelor's programme and answer questions.

Bachelor's Week: Meet & Ask

Discover which programme suits you best (and whether the UvA is right for you). Find out in our Meet & Ask sessions, during which there will be a short presentation and you will be able to ask lecturers and students all your questions live. Our next Meet & Ask session will take place in the UvA Bachelor’s Week, in March 2022.

Koen Vacano, PhD candidate:

'The Ancient Studies programme draws people from various backgrounds and specialisations, who work together to create a programme that is interesting from many different perspectives. I really enjoy being part of that.'

Frequently Asked Questions

Would you like to find out more about Ancient Studies? Download our brochure or leave us your details and we will keep you informed on future events.

Student Ancient Studies
Hi! My name is Gijs and I’m happy to help you! Do you have a question about this programme? Send me a message via Instagram!
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Video Essay: Roman decadence

This video essay is the end product of the first year Ancient Studies course Cultural History of the Ancient World 3: Beyond Antiquity. In this video students will talk about Roman decadence in modern times.

Online campus tour

You will study Ancient Studies in the University Quarter, in the bustling, historic heart of Amsterdam. Check out our virtual map and video tours of our buildings.