Leiden is a unique centre for the advanced study of many languages and can claim world-class expertise in a whole range of artistic and cultural phenomena. This range of knowledge and competence within a single Faculty allows scholars and students of the humanities in Leiden to combine cultural and historical analysis at the highest academic level with insights into present-day society.
The Faculty of Humanities offers 27 Dutch-taught bachelor's programmes, and five English-taught bachelor's programmes:
- Arts, Media and Society
- Dutch Studies
- International Studies
- Philosophy: Global and Comparative Perspectives
- South and Southeast Asian Studies
Information on all the Dutch-taught programmes (in Dutch).
Leiden Universtity offers over 30 different (mostly English-taught) master's programmes in the Humanities. Information about our master's programmes can be found on the university's master's website.
Graduate School (PhD)
As a research university, Leiden University focuses on fundamental research and research-based education. The Graduate School of the Faculty of Humanities offers PhD programmes and Masters courses across all subjects of the Humanities.