Study Programme Specialization Historical Studies
The study programme Historical Studies within the Research Master in Historical, Literary and Cultural Studies is an advanced programme for highly qualified students interested in History. The programme brings together experts in the fields of economic, social, demographic, political, and cultural history, and covers all periods from Antiquity to the modern era. Students make their individual choices from these specialisations.
The Nijmegen programme offers a tailored trajectory in one of the above fields with a strong emphasis on rigorous historical research, critical historiography and source criticism. The Historical Studies programme aims at developing disciplinary and interdisciplinary knowledge and skills that enable students to undertake independent scientific historical research at an international level.
The Historical Studies programme is taught by researchers with an international reputation and research experience. Their expertise represents the strong scholarly traditions that flourish within Radboud University and contributes to a stimulating learning environment that allows students to specialise in almost any historical topic within almost any historical period.