In this minor you will gain insight in the influence of Classical culture and in processes of cultural contact and cultural transformation. You will also learn to analyse cultural-historical problems from an interdisciplinary angle using material and textual sources.
This minor is offered by the Faculty of Humanities. The faculty’s minors consist of 30 ECTS credits and earn you a second qualification that will be listed on the transcript accompanying your degree certificate.
The Classical Canon I: The Heritage of AntiquityPeriod 16
The Decline and Fall of RomePeriod 26
Religion in AntiquityPeriod 36
Classical Mythology or Greece: Cradle of Civilization?Period 46
Classics beyond Antiquity or Highlights uit de Griekse en Latijnse literatuur (Dutch taught)Period 56
Related Master's programmes
This minor may serve as a good preparation for academic Bachelor’s students who want to apply for admission to a Master's in Classics and Ancient Civilizations; Heritage, Memory and Archaeology (Research Master's); or the one-year Master's in Archaeology. Always check the entry requirements on the Application & admission page of the Master’s programme you are interested in.
This minor is open for application to students who have obtained an academic first-year diploma or a positive Binding Study Advice from an academic Bachelor's programme.
The minor is also open for application to students from a Dutch University of Applied Sciences (HBO) who have completed their propaedeutic year. If you are an HBO student and if you are looking to do a Master's programme at the UvA, please check out our pre-Master's programmes, as completing a minor is not enough to grant you access to Master’s programmes.
The enrolment for the academic year of 2023-2024 will start 15 May 2023. This minor is offered by the Amsterdam Centre for Ancient Studies and Archaeology (ACASA). VU Amsterdam and UvA work together within ACASA.
Unfortunately, you can no longer register for this minor for the 2023-2024 academic year, as the maximum number has been reached.