Due to the Corona virus it is unclear how the programmes will take place. For the latest news please check the course page in Blackboard/Brightspace.

Prospectus

nl en

Classics and Ancient Civilizations: Egyptology

Egyptology is a specialization of the Master’s programme in Classics and Ancient Civilizations. This Master programme is unique in the Netherlands in the breadth of its subject matter, the historical periods covered and the multidisciplinary approach of its study. Characteristic for the Master is its focus on reading ancient texts in their original languages, and discussing the different interpretations the texts allow.

The student may specialize in one of four tracks:

Please consult the information page for more details on the program and visit our website.

Program

Course EC Semester 1 Semester 2

First semester

Students choose 30 ec in total (February 2018 start: 10 ec).

Classics and Ancient Civilization - MA-Seminar 5
MA Thesis Classics and Ancient Civilizations (incl. seminar) 15
Egyptology in the Field: Research and Facilities in Egypt 15

Elective(s): select from these courses with a minimum total of 15 EC in accordance with your academic background

Egyptian Temple Inscriptions of the Graeco-Roman Period 10
Amarna Seminar 10
Demotic Papyrology I 10
Coptic Papyrology 10
Selected Topics in Egyptian Archaeology 5
Introduction to Middle Egyptian and the Hieroglyphic Script 10

Extra Curricular Course Egyptology

Late Cursive (Abnormal) Hieratic Papyrology I 10

Second semester

Egyptology in the Field: Research and Facilities in Egypt 15
Classics and Ancient Civilization - MA-Seminar 5
MA Thesis Classics and Ancient Civilizations (incl. seminar) 15

Elective(s): select one or more of these courses with an minimum total of 10 EC

Deir el-Medina Seminar 5
Seminar Mastabas/Old Kingdom elite tombs 5/10
Demotic Papyrology II 10
Coptic Papyrology 10
Greek Papyrology 10

Extra curricular

The courses below are offered by the specializations Assyriology and Classics (History), and are accessible for all students in the (Research) MA program Classics and Ancient Civilizations. The courses are not part of the regular MA program of your own specialization, but can be taken as extra curricular courses.

Course EC Semester 1 Semester 2

First Semester

Core Course Medieval and Early Modern Studies 5/10

Second Semester