Colonial and Global History (MA)
Get to know us through our online and in-person events for prospective students!
Are you thinking about joining this Master's programme, and want to determine if it will be the right fit for you? Below, you can browse the events that we have coming up, and sign up to experience Leiden University and the programme for yourself. Alternatively, take a look at the Master Talks videos to find out more about the programme or check out our virtual campus tours!
The Master's Online Open Days took place on 10-11 November 2022. If you missed them, you can still watch back the recordings of all the presentations that were given. The videos can be found on the Master Talks page.
The Online Master's Experience Days will be held from 20-24 February. They will allow you to meet staff and students, follow virtual example lectures, and ask all the questions you might have about studying in Leiden for your Master's programme.
Are you interested in signing up? Register here!
The On-Campus Master's Experience Day will be held on 17 March 2023. You can to visit the campus in person to get a feel for the city, the university atmosphere, and student life. Sit in on try-out lectures to get a taste for the in-class setting, and talk to staff, students, and more. There will also be an information market from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 pm where you can meet current students and alumni and ask them about their experiences with the programme.
If you're interested, you can sign up here!
Master Talks: Programme videos
On the Master Talks: programme videos platform you can find videos for each master’s programme. This includes a video which gives a short introduction to the programme and after the Master's Online Open Days you will also be able to watch a recording of the programme presentation on the platform.
Get to know the campus
Check out our virtual campus tours, filmed in 360 degrees – by dragging the video, you can look around at the surroundings yourself. Below is the video recorded at the Humanities faculty, where most of your lectures will take place; you can also view other 360 campus tours of the various university faculties here.
360 Campus tour: the Humanities faculty
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Watch our Webinar
In the MA History webinar two graduates discuss why they chose to study History at Leiden University and their experiences with studying this programme. Topics also include: the university library, archives and career opportunities. You can also watch other webinars on topics such as housing, visa and how to apply.