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Ancient and Medieval Mediterranean Worlds


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Exploring the Mediterranean, with Rome at its heart, to become acquainted with the ancient, byzantine and medieval worlds through various perspectives and disciplines.
Ancient and Medieval Mediterranean Worlds offers a unique programme covering ancient and medieval history, as well as Byzantium, the Islamic world and Western Europe in contact and conflict. Taught by a group of specialists who are internationally renowned in these fields of expertise, the programme will offer you a broad treatment of the major questions in Mediterranean history, looking at:

  • Cultural identity, cultural memory and imagined communities
  • Regionalism, colonialism and conquest
  • Continuity and change over the ancient and medieval periods
  • Tradition and ideology
  • Economic history and trade, including numismatics
  • Inter-religious contact, influence and acculturation

At the same time, the programme gives you the freedom of in-depth study through specialised courses and projects, depending on your own interests and future perspectives.




Master of Arts


1 year

ECTS credits



Numerus Fixus

Tuition fee 2023/2024

€ 2,314


Application requirements

A Bachelor's degree (research univeristy) in History (USA = major in History) or a Bachelor's or Master's Degree in a related field like Greek and Latin or Archaeology.

Requirements: a TOEFL score of ≥90 (internet based) and all subscores ≥22; an IELTS score of ≥6.5, subscores ≥ 6.0, writing subscore ≥ 6.5; Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE) or Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) or Cambridge C1 advanced or C2 Proficiency with a mark of C or higher. The following students do not need to provide language test results: students with a Bachelor's Degree from a Research University in The Netherlands, Australia, Canada (excluding Quebec), Irelan

Language requirements

Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English
Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English
IELTS overall band
TOEFL internet based

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€ 2,530
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Start date App. deadline EU/EEA App. deadline Non-EU/EEA
1 Sep '24 1 May '24 1 Apr '24


You can check if you're eligible for scholarships that apply to this course.

Fullbright-Radboud Scholarships

NL Scholarship

The NL Scholarship is meant for international students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) who want to do their bachelor’s or master’s in the Netherlands.

Radboud Faculty of Arts Study Fund


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