History

Universiteit Leiden

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Deze opleiding

!Deze opleiding communiceert alleen in het Engels.
We tonen daarom de Engelstalige opleidingsinformatie.
The History Master at Leiden University has a strong international orientation and focus on the study of European and non-European history in a global context, this is unique in the Netherlands.

The Master of History at Leiden University has a wide-reaching academic scope. The range of chairs in history which include most European and non-European areas, combined with the archive material available in Leiden University and in The Hague makes the study of nearly all areas of the world an option.

To enable you to pursue your own interests as much as possible, the various specialisations have a thematic focus. Within these specialisations there are also possibilities to concentrate on Maritime History, Political Debate or Economic History.

The programme offers you the chance to obtain a degree based on your own particular interests and ambitions.

Its strong international orientation and focus on the study of European and non-European history in a global context gives the Leiden MA in History a unique character in the Netherlands.

  • Leiden University's History department was recently ranked 19th in the QS worldwide ranking.
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locatieLeiden
diplomaMA Geschiedenis
typeregulier, 60 EC
start1 februari, 1 september
taalvolledig English
opleidingsduur12 maanden voltijd
accreditatiesNVAO
croho-code66034
heeft geen numerus fixus
heeft een honours programma
Humanities: students experience

Waarom aan de Universiteit Leiden?

  • History at Leiden University has a strong international orientation and focus on the study of European and non-European history in a global context.
  • The Leiden University History department has a very committed teaching staff.
  • The Leiden History department has a broad and well balanced range of chairs in topics ranging from Ancient and Maritime History to Social and Economic History.

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Studieprogramma

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specialisaties

specialisatie Ancient History

Leiden University's MA History specialisation in Ancient History is your opportunity to gain a comprehensive and wide-ranging overview of the history of the Greek and Roman period.

The postgraduate programme in Ancient History at Leiden University will provide you with a thorough grounding in several instrumental periods of ancient history, including the complex history of the Roman Republic; Civic life in Italy, Asia Minor and Egypt; Graeco-Roman religion; and the rise of early Judaism.

You will be able to collaborate with the outstanding scholars of the ancient history department as well as scholars active in other fields of History or the related fields of Classics, Ancient Philosophy, Classical Archaeology, Religious Studies and Near Eastern Cultures.

You will be able to pursue your interest in documentary texts as an additional option, where you can access Greek inscriptions and work alongside papyrologists at the Leiden Papyrological Institute.

  • Leiden University's History department was recently ranked 19th in the QS worldwide ranking.

specialisatie Europaeum programme European History and Civilisation: Leiden-Oxford-Paris Programme

The Europaeum programme European History and Civilisation is a unique one-year Master programme offered by Leiden University, Université Paris I – Panthéon/Sorbonne and the University of Oxford.

The Europaeum Master programme European History and Civilisation at Oxford, Paris and Leiden will learn you to focus on exploring the processes, values and ideas that shaped Europe from medieval to modern times.

You will spend a trimester at each of our three prestigious academic partner institutions, receiving specialist courses, lectures, seminars, and individual tutorials. There you will develop the specific research skills and knowledge to produce a significant piece of your own quality research in this field. You are able to tailor the programme to match your specific interests or research requirements.

You will graduate with a certificate from the Europaeum, an association of Europe's top ten universities, in addition to your MA in History degree from Leiden University.

  • Leiden University's History department was recently ranked 19th in the QS worldwide ranking.

specialisatie Migration and Global Interdependence

In the MA Cities, Migration and Global Interdependence at Leiden University you will study processes of migration, urbanisation, economic development and the increase in global interaction.

You will be part of a Master's programme in which you will focus on processes that are subjects of heated current societal and political debates. You will study them from a comparative and historical perspective (covering the period 1350 until 2000) and place them in the wider frameworks of the development of trade networks, the emergence of multinationals, economic growth and stagnation, and world unification.

Leiden University has a long tradition of studying migration and ethnicity and you will benefit from the expertise of a large team of enthusiastic and very diverse teachers. You will learn to understand and contribute to current debates about migration, urbanisation, globalisation, economic growth and inequality from a historical and comparative perspective. You will also analyse urban and state institutions and their effects on inclusion and exclusion, urban crime and criminal behaviour, and the development of freedoms and un-freedoms (including slavery).

  • Leiden University's History department was recently ranked 19th in the QS worldwide ranking.

specialisatie Europe 1000-1800

The Master's programme Europe 1000-1800 at Leiden University you will focus on the momentous cultural and political transformations that characterised Europe between 1000-1800.

You will join a Master's programme at Leiden University in which you will study areas of history who are unique in the Netherlands, including British, Iberian and Central European history as well as the political and cultural history of the Netherlands.

You will learn how to think comparatively about the transformations in politics, culture and religion that occurred during this era. You will engage closely in current scholarly debates, honing your ability to analyse and critique the latest academic ideas and theories.

The programme is taught by inspired academics currently engaged in large-scale research projects on issues directly related to the MA, including feuds and factions, the Burgundian nobility, war memories and identity formation.

During your studies you will also be able to benefit from easy access to the excellent library and archival resources available in Leiden and The Hague, where you can study many primary sources and secondary studies.

  • Leiden University's History department was recently ranked 19th in the QS worldwide ranking.

specialisatie Political Culture and National Identities

In the MA Political Culture and National Identities at Leiden University you will be at the forefront of a new approach to understand how national politics and identities in Europe are conceived.

You will be part of a Master's programme that takes a broad, comparative approach to the study of the political and national identities of a number of European countries spanning the period 1800 to 2010. The programme takes an international perspective by looking at the relations between different European countries instead of the more usual nationalistic historiography.

You will examine the evolution of the political culture and national identities of countries such as the Netherlands, Great Britain, Germany or Russia – and how these countries influenced each other through 'cultural transfer': the adoption of examples from other countries and the inspiration they engender.

You will be at the forefront of a new way of thinking about European history and giving you the room to make a valuable research contribution.

  • Leiden University's History department was recently ranked 19th in the QS worldwide ranking.

specialisatie Archival Studies

Leiden University's MA History specialisation Archival Studies equips you with the skills needed to guide users of historical archives as a professional archivist.

During your studies, your primary focus will be on learning how to appraise, select and acquire archives based on their societal and cultural context, to make archives accessible from their historical context, and to understand the context within which the archives have been compiled.

  • You will apply theory in practice as you learn thanks to the programme's structural collaboration with the National Archive in The Hague.
  • Learn how to manage archives created in a colonial context both during class and through your own research, including how to make them accessible for historical research.
  • Study the relationship between institutions and the archives left behind – i.e. the underlying reasons why the archives were compiled including the societal context within which the institutions were founded and operated, and the reasons particular records were kept.
  • Acquire the skills needed by archivists today. Your master's education will prepare you for a future career as an archivist unlike any other programme in the Netherlands.
  • Leiden University's History department was recently ranked 19th in the QS worldwide ranking.

specialisatie Colonial and Global History

The MA Colonial and Global History at Leiden University offers the most in-depth and complete studies on the history of European expansion and globalisation currently available in Europe.

You will join a Master's programme in which you will explore how political, economic, cultural and religious contacts led to the development of regional identities and states - all in a highly stimulating and international academic environment.

You will gain an understanding of the importance of a comparative perspective for understanding transnational processes such as imperialism, colonialism, islamisation, modernisation and globalisation.

During your studies you will have access to unique documentation centres and libraries specialising in Asia and Africa within easy reach of Leiden University – at the National Archives and the Royal Library in The Hague. You will also be part of an international cohort of students who have chosen Leiden University and the Colonial and Global History Research MA on the basis of the department's internationally acclaimed research and its Cosmopolis scholarship programme.

  • Leiden University's History department was recently ranked 19th in the QS worldwide ranking.

Onderwijs

taal van onderwijs100% en
onderwijsopzet85% zelfstudie
15% theorie
avondonderwijsn.v.t.
afstandsonderwijsn.v.t.
Our programme has the following objectives:
  • To enable you to acquire academic knowledge, understanding and skills, and to train you in the use of scientific methods in the field of history;
  • To enable you to develop the following academic and professional skills like an independent academic reasoning and conduct, the ability to analyse complex problems, and academic reporting;
  • To prepare you for an academic career and further education or to prepare you for a career outside the academia.
honours-/excellence program



Toelating en studiekosten

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startmomenten

1 februari 2018
aanmelding deadline : 1 december 2017
collegegeld nog niet bekend
1 september 2017
aanmelding deadline : 15 juni 2017
wettelijk tarief : € 2006
instellingstarief : € 14900
niet-EU/EER studenten : € 16600
1 september 2018
aanmelding deadline : 15 juni 2018
collegegeld nog niet bekend
toelatingseisen

vooropleiding
A bachelor's degree from a university, equivalent to the level of a Dutch academic bachelor's degree.

studie kosten
bron: Universiteit Leiden
bedrag kostenpost
€ 10000levensonderhoudper jaar
inbegrepen in collegegeld
examination

estimated monthly costs

bron: Nibud
bedragkostenpost
350kamerhuur in Leidenrond het landelijk gemiddelde
22internet+tv
152boodschappen/kostgeld
32telefoon
117verzekeringen
158collegegeldop basis van € 1906 per jaar
80studieboeken en -spullen
29drinken/snoep/snacks
77uiterlijkkleding, kapper, schoenen
30contributies/abonnementen
132vrije tijdstappen, uit eten, vakantie
42vervoernaast de OV-kaart
45overig

€ 1218totale maandelijkse uitgaven landelijk gemiddelde is € 1181
Hiernaast staat een overzicht van de gemiddelde kosten die een uitwonende student heeft. Niet iedere student heeft met iedere kostenpost te maken. Het totaalgemiddelde is dus niet gelijk aan de optelsom van alle kostenposten.

Bekijk ook de uitgebreide toelichting: wat kost studeren?

Studenten en studentenleven

studentaantallen

? studenten volgen deze opleiding
?% daarvan is vrouw
? eerstejaars gestart in 2012
?% daarvan is vrouw
26505 studenten aan de Universiteit Leiden
60% daarvan is vrouw
bron: HBO-raad/VSNU

studievereniging

HSVL
he HSVL is the historical student association of Leiden University. We organize a book sale for the bachelor and some second hand books, a variety of activities and trips within Europe. Most of the activities are linked to historical subjects, but we also organize parties and monthly drinks for some non-historical entertainment.

Op kamers in Leiden

31058studenten studerend
12630studenten woonachtig   
€ 350gemiddelde kamerprijs
kamer betaalbaarheid
20 m2gemiddelde kameroppervlak
kamer beschikbaarheid
bron: Nationale Studenten Enquête

aan het woord: studenten en docenten

Henk Te Velde
Testimonial Prof. Henk te Velde

“Historians in Leiden use the riches of the University in order to give their students a good education.”

“Over a period of a few years, a whole new generation of professors has been appointed at the History Department in Leiden; the department is bustling with energy in a friendly and professional atmosphere. All sections of the department have their own attractions and strengths...


Historians of Colonial and Global History are working together with specialists on non-European culture and history in other parts of the Faculty of Humanities, which has always been famous for its expertise in this field. They also co-operate with the specialists of the history of migration, which has rapidly developed into one of the new strengths of the department. One of the professors working in this area is based at the Campus The Hague of Leiden University.

In my own field of study, the history of political culture, we are working together with colleagues studying politics in such fields as political science and constitutional law. This combination also makes it easier to work together with government agencies, who are just around the corner, in The Hague. For classes on the history of political debate I myself benefit from the expertise of the colleagues of the Dutch department.

This again is just one example of the many ways historians in Leiden use the riches of Leiden University in order to give their students a good education and an exciting period of study.”


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Keuzehulp

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Studievergelijker

1/26 Universiteit Leiden
History
€ 350 gemiddelde kamerhuur
? eerstejaars
?% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Engelstalig
2/26 Universiteit Leiden
Political Culture and National Identities
€ 350 gemiddelde kamerhuur
? eerstejaars
?% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Nederlandstalig
3/26 Universiteit Leiden
Colonial and Global History
€ 350 gemiddelde kamerhuur
? eerstejaars
?% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Engelstalig
4/26 Universiteit Leiden
Leiden-Oxford-Paris Programme
€ 350 gemiddelde kamerhuur
? eerstejaars
?% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Engelstalig
5/26 Universiteit Leiden
Ancient History
€ 350 gemiddelde kamerhuur
? eerstejaars
?% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Engelstalig
6/26 Universiteit Leiden
Cities, Migration and Global Interdependence
€ 350 gemiddelde kamerhuur
? eerstejaars
?% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Engelstalig
7/26 Universiteit Leiden
Europe 1000-1800
€ 350 gemiddelde kamerhuur
? eerstejaars
?% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Nederlandstalig
8/26 Universiteit Leiden
Archival Studies
€ 350 gemiddelde kamerhuur
? eerstejaars
?% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Engelstalig
9/26 Erasmus
Maatschappijgeschiedenis
€ 342 gemiddelde kamerhuur
? eerstejaars
?% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Nederlandstalig
10/26 Erasmus
History of Society
€ 342 gemiddelde kamerhuur
? eerstejaars
?% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Engelstalig
11/26 Rijksuniversiteit
Geschiedenis
€ 303 gemiddelde kamerhuur
? eerstejaars
?% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Nederlandstalig
100% Engelstalig
12/26 Rijksuniversiteit
Geschiedenis Vandaag
€ 303 gemiddelde kamerhuur
? eerstejaars
?% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Nederlandstalig
100% Engelstalig
13/26 Radboud Universiteit
Geschiedenis
€ 315 gemiddelde kamerhuur
? eerstejaars
?% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Nederlandstalig
100% Engelstalig
14/26 Radboud Universiteit
Politiek en Parlement
€ 315 gemiddelde kamerhuur
? eerstejaars
?% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Nederlandstalig
15/26 Radboud Universiteit
Eternal Rome
€ 315 gemiddelde kamerhuur
? eerstejaars
?% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Engelstalig
16/26 Radboud Universiteit
Geschiedenis en Actualiteit
€ 315 gemiddelde kamerhuur
? eerstejaars
?% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Nederlandstalig
17/26 Utrecht
Cultuurgeschiedenis van modern Europa
€ 336 gemiddelde kamerhuur
? eerstejaars
?% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
18/26 UvA
Geschiedenis
€ 424 gemiddelde kamerhuur
11 eerstejaars
45% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Nederlandstalig
19/26 UvA
van de internationale betrekkingen
€ 424 gemiddelde kamerhuur
? eerstejaars
?% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Nederlandstalig
20/26 UvA
American Studies
€ 424 gemiddelde kamerhuur
11 eerstejaars
45% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Engelstalig
21/26 UvA
Publieksgeschiedenis
€ 424 gemiddelde kamerhuur
11 eerstejaars
45% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Nederlandstalig
22/26 UvA
Holocaust and Genocide Studies
€ 424 gemiddelde kamerhuur
11 eerstejaars
45% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Engelstalig
23/26 UvA
Militaire geschiedenis
€ 424 gemiddelde kamerhuur
11 eerstejaars
45% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Nederlandstalig
24/26 UvA
Gouden Eeuw
€ 424 gemiddelde kamerhuur
? eerstejaars
?% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Nederlandstalig
25/26 UvA
Stadsgeschiedenis
€ 424 gemiddelde kamerhuur
? eerstejaars
?% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Nederlandstalig
26/26 UvA
Duitslandstudies
€ 424 gemiddelde kamerhuur
11 eerstejaars
45% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
100% Nederlandstalig
disclaimer: bovenstaande cijfers en beoordelingen zijn aangeleverd door de opleidingen zelf. Wij kunnen de juistheid niet garanderen.

Feiten en / studie in cijfers

bron: Nationale Studenten Enquete 2015
deze
opleiding
landelijk
algemeen oordeel43.9
inhoud3.83.8
docenten3.93.9
studiefaciliteiten3.42.8
studielast3.63.4
studiebegeleiding3.33.5

Studentoordelen

De Nationale Studenten Enquete is het grootschalige onderzoek van de overheid onder studenten in Nederland naar de kwaliteit van opleidingen aan hogescholen en universiteiten.
In 2015 hebben meer dan 200.000 studenten hun oordeel gegeven over hun studie en instelling.

History aan de Universiteit Leiden is beoordeeld door 66 respondenten. Gemiddeld waarderen ze de opleiding met 4 uit 5.

Na de studie

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Beroepsperspectief / arbeidsmarkt

As a graduate of the Master in History at Leiden University you will be qualified to work in almost every sector of the employment market. Many graduates work for public services, while research, business services, banking and financial services, communications and teaching are also increasingly popular. You will also be qualified to carry out advisory work, policy development, management, co-ordination, editing and information services.
The scope of the Master's in History allows you to successfully venture on a career in education, administration, heritage, journalism, business, and many more.
If you are interested in a career in teaching, you can follow a teacher-training MA at the ICLON Graduate School of Education once you have graduated from the master's programme. You have to speak fluent Dutch to follow the course, and there are some additional entry requirements.

Our graduates end up working in a diverse range of positions, examples include:

  • Prime Minister of The Netherlands
  • Senior assistant at the European Union
  • Consultant
  • PhD candidate at Leiden University
  • History teacher at a secondary school
  • Project manager at a text agency
  • Digital education officer at a museum
  • Policy advisor at a local council
  • Editor at a publishing house
  • Web journalist at a multimedia publishing house


current job market

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zoektijd baanslecht
salaris na 1,5 jaar slecht
kans op een vaste baan gemiddeld
bron: Elsevier beste banen 2015

aansluitende masteropleidingen

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Contact

Studielijn Universiteit Leiden
E: studielijn@leidenuniv.nl
T: +31 (071)5271111
History Coordinator Of Studies
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