Archaeological Heritage in a Globalising World (research)

Archaeological Heritage in a Globalising World is a two-year research master’s specialisation at the internationally renowned Archaeology faculty of Leiden University. The programme focuses on the role of the past in the present, offering a new and exciting interdisciplinary approach to archaeological heritage.

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  • Explore an in-depth introduction to the various aspects of recent developments in international politics, cultural tourism, the use of social media, and the revitalisation of local traditions and regional identities.
  • Develop the practical tools to translate academic research and social knowledge into strategies for heritage management and pursue individual initiatives.
  • Benefit from our close association with the Center for Global Heritage and Development, an interdisciplinary cooperation between three high-ranking universities: Leiden University, Erasmus University Rotterdam and Delft Technical University. This allows for a partnership between archaeology, social sciences, humanities and natural sciences.
  • Study at a faculty that ranks in the top ten worldwide in academic reputation and research impact (March 2017 QS World University Ranking by subject).

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Master details

  • This is a specialisation of: Archaeology (research)
  • Degree Master of Arts in Archaeology (research)
  • Mode of study Full-time
  • Duration 2 years
  • Start date September, February
  • Language of instruction English
  • Location Leiden
  • Croho/isat code 60133

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