In the Bachelor’s Ancient Studies, you will dive into the fascinating world of Antiquity. The degree programme offers a lot of variation and is multi-faceted: you will learn about the origin of different religions, political systems, philosophy and about the history of spectacular cultures, such as those of the Persians, the Greeks and the Romans.In today’s world, which revolves around smartphones, apps and likes, it is useful and insightful to look back on the world of antiquity, especially since the influence of antiquity continues to this day. As an Ancient Studies student, you will use your historical knowledge to understand contemporary events and phenomena. You will deepen your knowledge of, among others, visual arts, literature and architecture, including such things as the pyramids, the Parthenon or the epics of Gilgamesh, Homer and Virgil. You will learn about various cultures and their close interrelationships and examine these topics from the perspective of different fields of study, such as archaeology, history and language and literature studies.
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- Full Time
Foreign diploma that is equivalent to Dutch VWO diploma or a HBO Propedeuse. If you apply with foreign credentials, mathematics and English should be included in your final examination or attended until the last year of your secondary education.
You can also check the second webpage for Ancient Studies program at UvA.
- 3 years
- Full Time
- On Campus Learning