Was Caesar the first populist? Can Harry Potter be regarded as a mythological hero? The Bachelor's programme in Ancient Studies investigates the Classical cultures that lie at the roots of our modern world. You will gain insight in the art, literature, philosophy, history, and mythology of Antiquity. You will learn to conduct solid research into ancient topics and use your historical knowledge to develop a critical outlook on contemporary trends and developments.
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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.Koen Vacano, PhD candidate Read the interview
Find out in 4 minutes what the unique Ancient Studies Bachelor's programme is about. Professor Vladimir Stissi and student Gijs explain.
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