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Classical, Medieval and Early Modern Studies

University of Groningen

24 months
13500 EUR/year
2168 EUR/year
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This Classical, Medieval and Early Modern Studies two-year Research Master's track at University of Groningen focuses on Classical Antiquity, the Middle Ages and Early Modernity in Europe and the Middle East. 


The Classical, Medieval and Early Modern Studies programme at University of Groningen gives you the opportunity to explore the similarities and differences between these periods and to gain fundamental insights into the cultural developments and changes of premodern times. You will receive a thorough training in today’s relevant research tools for studying the premodern world, including digital humanities.

Classical, Medieval and Early Modern Studies offers a multidisciplinary and international environment. Depending on your background and research interests, you can choose one main focus (History, Literature or Classics) within our interdisciplinary programme.

Job prospects

  • Classical, Medieval and Early Modern Studies offers many opportunities for developing academic and professional skills and knowledge. 
  • Among others, the module Careers in Research and Society will help students to identify and sharpen their skills set acquired during their studies. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Digital Approaches to the Premodern Worls
  • Approaches of Antiquity, Middle Ages and Early Modern Times
  • Greek Epigraphy 
  • Medieval Latin
  • Research Seminar
  • Script, Manuscript and Print in Middle Ages and Renaissance
  • Landscape and Memory

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Excellent academic record.
  • Additional requirements English: A VWO diploma or a subject certificate for VWO English (mark 6 or higher), minimum requirement of TOEFL iBT 100 (with a minimum of 25 on writing skills), or IELTS 7 (with a minimum of 6.5 on all items). Cambridge C1 Advanced or C2 Proficiency with a minimum score of 185.
  • Two letters of recommendation from relevant experts.

BA degree in:

  • History
  • Classics
  • Medieval Studies
  • a European language and culture study (with a specialization in literature and culture)
  • another related field

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13500 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2168 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2168 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Groningen

750 - 1000 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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