Global Archaeology (MA)
With Global Archaeology at Leiden University, the study of our past can help you understand and resolve current societal issues. Explore the dynamics in past societies: innovation, adaptation, resilience and resistance in processes of long- and short-term changes.
Please note: for the September 2018 and February 2019 intakes you wil enrol in the programme of World Archaeology. From September 2019 the programme is renamed to Global Archaeology.
"The international approach makes Archaeology in Leiden unique. We have lecturers and researchers from South America to Asia, and we study a wide variety of epochs."
What does this master's programme entail?
Global Archaeology will admit you into a lively, multifaceted community and gives you access to researchers from many different backgrounds and to international networks all over the world.
Follow your personal interests, and choose from a plethora of focus areas. Will you focus on the deep past of humankind? Or do you prefer to dive into the Roman world? Or would you rather study pre-Columbian America?
Within Global Archaeology, it is up to you.
See the programme structure for information on how to integrate these focus areas into your master's programme.
Why Global Archaeology at Leiden University?
- Study at a Faculty that has quite rightly earned a place in the top ten of archaeology research and teaching institutes in the world.
- Benefit from our large network in international research.
- Gain a solid basis for a national or international career in archaeology, heritage management, heritage policy or the museum world.
Excavating in Jordan
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