Europe 1000-1800 (research)

Your focus during Leiden University’s Master’s in History specialisation Europe 1000-1800 Research will be the momentous cultural and political transformations that characterised Europe between 1000-1800.

Choose Europe 1000-1800 at Leiden University:

  • Study areas of history not covered by other Dutch history departments including British, Iberian and Central European history as well as the political and cultural history of the Netherlands. Learn how to think comparatively about the transformations in politics, culture and religion that occurred during this era.
  • Learn from inspired academics currently engaged in large-scale research projects on issues directly related to the programme, including feuds and factions, the Burgundian nobility, war memories and identity formation.
  • Engage closely in current scholarly debates, honing your ability to analyse and critique the latest academic ideas and theories.
  • Enjoy easy access to the excellent library and archival resources available in Leiden and The Hague, where you can study many primary sources and secondary studies.
  • Learn how to conduct quality research and develop the skills to write your own, independently researched MA thesis.

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Master details

  • This is a specialisation of: History (research)
  • Degree Master of Arts in History (research)
  • Mode of study Full-time
  • Duration 2 years
  • Start date September, February
  • Language of instruction English. Classes for which reading knowledge of Dutch is required may be taught in Dutch.
  • Location Leiden
  • Croho/isat code 60139

Prof.dr. Judith Pollmann

Judith Pollmann

“I am involving students in the development of new research projects. It’s really exciting to trial new ideas with the students, and I think we all get a lot out of it.”

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