Antiquity in perspective
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.
Is Ancient Studies right for you?
Why study Ancient Studies at VU Amsterdam?
The Bachelor's programme Ancient Studies comprises three academic years. An academic year comprises 60 ECTS credits and consists of two semesters, each of which is made up of two eight-week blocks and one four-week block.
Requirements that apply:
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Check the programme website for information about funding options.
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