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17716 EUR/year
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About

At Leiden University, we have one of the world's leading centres for the study of European and non-European history. The master’s in History is your opportunity to access this world-class expertise.

Overview

Why study History at Leiden University?

With such a broad curriculum, the History programme from Leiden University offers you the chance to specialise in niche subject areas not offered elsewhere. A flexible format also allows you to tailor your degree to suit your career goals. To help you develop a cohesive area of expertise, the programme offers seven specialisations each with their own thematic focus. Within your specialisation, you even have the added option of focusing on 
  • Economic History
  • Heritage and Postcolonial Studies
  • Maritime History
  • Governance of Migration and Diversity

What our graduates do

Your master will qualify you for roles in almost every sector of the employment market. Many of our graduates work for government and semi-government organisations, education, research institutes, information services, IT, cultural institutes, financial institutions, communications, marketing, business services and welfare services.

Examples of the diverse roles of our graduates include:
  • Senior assistant at the European Union
  • Consultant in information management
  • PhD candidate at various universities
  • History teacher at a secondary school
  • Public educational work at a Dutch museum
  • Project manager at a text agency
  • Heritage researcher of Indonesia for a Dutch museum
  • Archive clerk at a Dutch archive
  • Communication and organisation officer for a Dutch political party
  • Digital education officer at a museum
  • Policy advisor at a Dutch Ministry
  • Research assistent at a Spanish university
  • Editor at a publishing house
  • Web journalist at a multimedia publishing house

Programme Structure

Specializations:

  • Ancient History (MA)
  • Cities, Migration and Global Interdependence (MA)
  • Colonial and Global History (MA)
  • Europaeum Programme European History and Civilisation (MA)
  • Europe 1000-1800 (MA)
  • Politics, Culture and National Identities, 1789 to the Present (MA)

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants who have completed the following degrees including the coursework specified below are considered to have fulfilled the admission requirements:

  • a bachelor’s degree from a Dutch research university in Languages and Cultures of South and Southeast Asia, including the combined programme in History worth 60 credits;
  • a bachelor’s degree from a Dutch research university in International Studies, including
    • BA Thesis on a historical subject,
    • the following optional courses which are part of the bachelor’s programme History:
    • BA-Werkcollege (BA History, second year) or Elective on historical subject (BA International Studies, second year) (10 EC)
    • Completed a BA-Seminar (BA History, third year) in the BA History (either as an extra pre-master-course or as an extra Elective in the BA International Studies) (10 EC)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17716 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17716 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1084 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1084 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • Second Dutch master’s programme: €13,616 per year

Living costs for Leiden

850 - 1250 EUR /month
Living costs

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Funding

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