36 months
11000 EUR/year
2209 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Start date


 How do you pronounce Old Irish? Was King Arthur a real person? Which traces of the Celts are still evident in today's modern world? By studying Celtic Languages and Culture at Utrecht University, you will learn how to find answers to all of these questions and also to distinguish between myths and reality.

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Career Prospects

After finishing a Celtic Languages and Culture at Utrecht University , most students will continue their studies in a Master’s programme. A university degree does not train students for one particular profession. The Bachelor’s degree provides a student with many options in the job market. 

Graduates in Celtic Languages and Culture have gone on to work for publishers, as journalists at newspapers, in the insurance industry, and at banks. But your certificate can also be a stepping stone for a job with the Irish or Welsh tourism offices or another organisation that is affiliated with the Celtic-speaking countries. Much of this depends on your own interests and initiative.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Old Irish: Language And Culture
  • Celtic Studies
  • Continental Celtic
  • Middle Welsh: Language And Culture 
  • Literature And History Of The Medieval Celts
  • From Tain to Tolkien and beyond

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • In the Netherlands, only the Dutch VWO diploma gives direct access to a university education. If you hold a foreign secondary school diploma, International Student Admissions will need to determine whether you can be admitted to the University. In this case, they will verify if your diploma is considered equivalent to a Dutch VWO diploma.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11000 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2209 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2209 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • Dutch and other EU/EEA students (statutory fee, full-time): € 2,209
  • Institutional fee : € 9,895 (EU/EEA), € 11,000 (non-EU/EEA)

Living costs for Utrecht

900 - 1450 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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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Celtic Languages and Culture
Utrecht University


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