12 months
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16000 EUR/year
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About

The Master's specialisation in Ancient and Medieval Mediterranean Worlds at Radboud University offers a unique programme covering ancient and medieval history, as well as Byzantium, the Islamic world and Western Europe in contact and conflict. This programme takes a multi-disciplinary approach to understanding major questions of Medieval history.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Programme overview

The Master's specialisation in Ancient and Medieval Mediterranean Worlds focuses on the Mediterranean Empires of the ancient and medieval periods. This programme takes a multi-disciplinary approach to understanding major questions of Medieval history.

As a student, you will have the freedom to create your own study programme through different courses and projects and learn to address major questions in the development of the Mediterranean as centre of trade, culture and religion through the ancient and medieval periods.

This programme is closely connected to the research institute Historical, Literary and Cultural Studies and allows you to work alongside top researchers in the field, in twelve thematic groups. Our staff has a wide network that include contacts at the Royal Dutch Institute in Rome and the Netherlands Institute in Turkey.

What will you learn?

  • Get intrinsic knowledge of different historical processes

  • Gain valuable research skills including how to design, conduct and present your research

  • Learn about the theoretical underpinnings of culture and memory, as well as

  • Learn to identify the reasons behind the Mediterranean’s importance and legacy from antiquity to the present day, as an area of intense contact but also conflict

Career prospects

Our graduates have found employment in public relations, industrial and public service management, librarianship, archive and museum work, teaching and lecturing and journalism.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Historiography and Theory: Culture, Memory and Cultural Memory
  • Research Seminar: Ceremonies as Invented Tradition
  • Elective(s) or Internship
  • Master's Thesis
  • Roman Law and Society 
  • Coins and History: An Introduction to Ancient and Medieval Numismatics 
  • Excursion to Ravenna 
  • Latin 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Non-EU/EEA applicants 

  • 1 April: Final deadline

EU/EEA applicants  

  • 1 July: Final deadline

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed Bachelor's degree in History (USA = major in History) or BA/MA degrees in related fields like Greek and Latin or Archaeology
  • If you do not meet these admission requirements, it may be possible to take a one-year pre-Master’s programme and enrol in the Master’s programme a year later, after successful completion of the pre-Masters. 

This also applies to students with a relevant Bachelor’s diploma from a university of applied sciences (Dutch: HBO; German: Fachhochschule). 

  • Due to the COVID-19 outbreak which has led to the temporary closure of test centres, Radboud University currently also accepts the iBT TOEFL Special Home Edition. For all other questions regarding the coronavirus please visit our FAQ.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16000 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2209 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2209 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Nijmegen

800 - 1000 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

  • We have a number of scholarships available only for international Master’s students. You can find the full list, including details about eligibility requirements and how to apply, on the university's website

  • Please do note, that most of these scholarships are not fully funded. The Radboud Scholarship Programme (RSP) is the only scholarship that offers both fully and partially funded scholarships.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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