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Ancient Studies


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In today's world, which revolves around smartphones and likes, it is useful and insightful to look back on the world of antiquity, especially since the influence of antiquity continues to this day. As an Ancient Studies student, you will dive into the fascinating world of Antiquity and use your historical knowledge to understand contemporary events and phenomena. This Bachelor's offers a lot of variation and is multi-faceted: you will learn about the origin of different religions, political systems, philosophy and the history of spectacular cultures, such as those of the Persians, the Greeks and the Romans. You will deepen your knowledge of, among others, visual arts, literature and architecture, including such things as the pyramids, the Parthenon or the epics of Gilgamesh, Homer and Virgil. You will learn about various cultures and their close interrelationships and examine these topics from the perspective of different fields of study, such as archaeology, history and language and literature studies.




Bachelor of Arts


3 years

ECTS credits



Numerus Fixus

Tuition fee 2024/2025

€ 2,530


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1 Sep '24 1 May '24 1 Apr '24
1 Sep '25 1 May '25 1 Apr '25
1 Sep '26 1 May '26 1 Apr '26


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