Hebrew and Aramaic Studies (MA)
Why Leiden University
Leiden University provides ambitious students with the most recent and innovative areas of knowledge, and offers them the freedom to develop their own area of expertise.
A top-ranked programme
At Leiden University research and teaching are directly linked to each other and form an inspiring and intense study environment. Therefore, Leiden University's Faculty of Humanities consistently ranks in the top 30 Humanities faculties in the THE World University Rankings, and the Res(MA) Classics and Ancient Civilizations has been awarded the label Top Programme by the Dutch National Student Survey.
Gain expert Aramaic knowledge
You will be able to gain excellent knowledge on the various Aramaic languages set against the background of their 3000-year history. You may choose from topics including the historical grammar of Hebrew and Aramaic, the Dead Sea Scrolls, Aramaic within the cultural matrix of the Roman Near East, etc.
At Leiden University we have a dedicated team of by internationally-acclaimed experts. Small classes give students valuable time interacting with their lecturers and attentive personal supervision to reach their full potential.
An excellent start to your career
Your qualification from Leiden University is respected by organisations worldwide. But that's not the only advantage of studying at Leiden. We challenge you to think and question more deeply, to challenge established wisdom and consider new perspectives, to apply what you learn to real-world situations. Our students learn how to become critical thinkers – a quality that will ensure they stand out in any future career.
The Leiden Experience
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