Graduate School of Humanities
Welcome to the Graduate School of the Faculty of Humanities.
The Leiden University Graduate School of Humanities offers advanced degrees spanning the humanities, ranging from linguistics to literature, cultures, arts, history, philosophy and societies worldwide.
In Leiden, doctoral education in the Humanities emphasizes original and independent scholarship, with a high level of engagement between PhD candidates and other Faculty staff members. The six institutes within the Graduate School foster a community of scholars and degree programmes, with demonstrated success in educating PhD candidates for careers in academia, government, and other sectors.
With this website the Graduate School hopes to offer a wide range of information for both prospective as well as current PhD candidates. If you have any further questions, please contact the Graduate School Office.
Professor Mark Rutgers
Dean, Graduate School of Humanities, Leiden University