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Radboud University

Master Postgraduate Nijmegen

Course description

Qualification Master of Arts
Field of study Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts
Course summary The Master in History is taught at the most ancient Roman city in the Netherlands. Academic excellence is provided through one English-taught specialisation: Ancient and Medieval Mediterranean Worlds.
Course description The specialisation 'Ancient and Medieval Mediterranean Worlds' focuses on the Roman Empire and the role of its capital city, drawing its influence across Byzantine and Medieval history, the Renaissance and up to our days.
Study subjects The Master in History is an English-taught programme based on academic excellence, which offers theoretical courses, research seminars and Master's thesis support. Examples of courses are: Roma Aeterna, Historiography and Theory; Reflections of Rome; Present(ed) History, Historiography and Theory; Modern States and their utopian projects; Life courses: From present to past. Also, there are possibilities for an internship.
Course objectives The past is explored as a political resource, as a grounding for understanding the present, and as an object shaped by the present. Students are given the opportunity to do their research with experts on ancient history, medieval history, art history, classical philology, archaeology, or literary theory.
ECTS credits 60.00
Duration 12 month(s)
Language of instruction English
Instruction modes lecture, individual assignment, literature study, research, internship, tutorial, self study
Accreditation -

About the institution

Department faculty of Arts
Information about the institution Radboud University Nijmegen is one of the leading academic communities in the Netherlands.


Admission requirements
  1. A Dutch Bachelor's degree (or equivalent, from a research university) in History (USA: major in History) or a Bachelor's/Master's degree in related fields.
  2. Motivation letter
Language requirements
Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English C1
IELTS overall band 6.5
TOEFL internet based 90
TOEFL paper based 575
Professional experience required -
Duration 12 month(s)
Application deadlines
Start date EU/EEA Students Non-EU/EEA students
1 Sep 2019 - 1 Mar 2019
1 Feb 2020 - 1 Dec 2019
1 Sep 2020 - 1 Mar 2020
Tuition fees
Year EU/EEA Non-EU/EEA Institutional
2019 (FT)€ 2083n.a.n.a.

In short, the following rules apply:

  • The “EU/EEA rate” is the regular fee for students from within the EU/EEA.
  • The “non-EU/EEA rate” is the rate for students from outside the EU/EEA.
  • The “institutional rate” is for all students who have already obtained a bachelor’s or master’s degree and who want to start a second programme leading to a degree at the same level or at a lower level.
  • Note that FT, PT and D stand for "full-time", "part-time" and "dual", respectively.

Make sure you contact your institution to find out what rate applies to you. The rates listed here are estimates.


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