The specialisation in Ancient History focuses on the unification of the Mediterranean World and offers you insights into a crucial period in European and world history.
The MA track Colonial and Global history focuses on the dynamic interaction between civilizations in world history. The main question that we deal with is in what way worldwide political, economic, cultural and religious contacts have influenced regional processes of identity- and state formation.
The MA specialisation Europe 1000-1800 focuses on the momentous cultural and political transformations that characterised the period between 1000-1800. The course allows you to specialise in the history of the Low Countries, which in this period was one of Europe’s major commercial, cultural and political hubs. Yet you can also explore the history of other parts of Europe, especially the Habsburg world.
The master specialisation Cities, Migration and Global Interdependence (CMGI) focuses on urbanisation, migration, and economic development in a comparative and global context.
The MA Political Culture and National Identities studies political and national identity of a number of European countries (circa 1800-2010) from an international perspective.