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History (MA)

Information activities

Get to know us through our online and in-person events for prospective students!

Two speakers at the open day
Two speakers at the open day

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!

Upcoming events

The Master's Online Open Days (10-11 November) are your opportunity to learn everything you need to know about our master’s programmes and how they can help you reach your goals. Attend presentations, meet our lecturers, learn about the careers of our alumni and hear first-hand the experiences of students and graduates on life at Leiden University.

Sign up for the Master's Online Open Days here!

The Online Master's Experience Days 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. More information will be available shortly on upcoming dates and how to register.

The On-Campus Master's Experience Days allow you 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. Stay tuned for more information on dates and how to sign up!

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.

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