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Which role does 'the East' play in the formation of classical Greek civilisation? Is gender a useful category of historical analysis for the ancient world? What can the study of pilgrimage tell us about lived experiences in the ancient world? Each of these themes is topic of fierce debate between ancient historians and archaeologists. These debates will be central to this course. Using these debates, we will deal with methodical and theoretical questions, and come to grips with the difficulties of interpreting different types of source material.
In case you have missed the Meet & Ask session, you can watch the recording of this session here.
We advise you not to wait until the registration deadline before enrolling in the Master's programme. The sooner you enrol, the sooner we can inform you about your admission. When you enrol, you are not required to immediately upload your degree certificate. If you have not yet obtained your degree certificate but are in possession of all the other application documents, you can go ahead and submit your enrolment. You will then have until 31 August to upload your Bachelor's degree. Please check out the Graduate School of Humanities website for the application procedure.
You will find this programme's admission criteria on the 'Application and admission' page. If you have any further questions, please contact the Graduate School of Humanities' Admissions Office.
After you have completed this programme, you can choose pursue an academic career or you can enter the job market. Please find more information on the 'Careers' page.
Finding housing in Amsterdam is often difficult because of the high demand with regard to student accommodation, but by starting your search on time and putting in some effort, students usually succeed at finding something. Many students find accommodation by word of mouth or social media. Please check out the page below for all of our information related to finding housing.
Yes, this programme can also be done in part-time mode of study. Part-time students obtain 30 ECTS per academic year, which equates to 12-18 ECTS per semester. You will attend the same lectures as full-time students. Your programme coordinator will deliberate with you regarding the composition of your study programme.
Just like all of the other Graduate School of Humanities programmes, this programme will start in September. It is not possible to start at a different time.
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In this video the teacher and students of the programme explain in less than 5 minutes how this programme is structured and what the unique aspects are.
'Do not be put off by distractions such as career prospects, but follow your heart! Every university programme will – in theory – professionally prepare you for a life as a decent citizen in our society and will teach you more than enough skills which will be useful on the (international) job market.'
'Students are able to participate actively in the unique research environment of the Amsterdam Centre for Ancient Studies and Archaeology, which is an incredibly stimulating opportunity for us all.'