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Europaeum Programme European History and Civilisation (MA)

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

History was voted as a top rated programme in the Netherlands by the Keuzegids 2018 ranking

The master’s degree in History has received the label ‘top programme’ in the Keuzegids Masters of March 2018. The study guide bases its results on the opinion of students (through the National Student Survey) and experts (NVAO). History at Leiden has also been ranked 15th in the world in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018.

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Why study European History and Civilisation at Leiden University?

During the Europaeum programme you will focus on exploring the processes, values and ideas that shaped Europe from medieval to modern times. You may tailor the programme to match your specific interests or research requirements.

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Study at three prestigious universities

You will spend a trimester at each of the three prestigious academic partner institutions, receiving specialist courses, lectures, seminars, and individual tutorials. During your studies you will develop the specific research skills and knowledge to produce a significant piece of your own quality research in this field.  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.

Please note that a maximum of 10 places will be made available on this programme; the Admissions Board ranks the requests on the fulfilment of the Admission Requirements.

History Degree

The Europaeum programme: European History and Civilisation at Leiden University is an accredited degree programme of History. After successful completion of this programme, you will receive a legally accredited master’s degree in History and the title Master of Arts (MA). You will also receive an additional certificate presented by the Europaeum.

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