Create your own specialised area of expertise within the unique and interdisciplinary Master's in Literary Studies (research) at Leiden University.
Taught by Leiden University's internationally-acclaimed humanities faculty, this programme integrates the study of media, art history, literature and literary theory.
An expansive curriculum and flexible programme format give you the freedom to tailor your studies to reflect specific interests or career goals. Study subjects and courses not available elsewhere. Focus your studies on a medium, discipline, genre, or period in time.
At Leiden University, you are joining one of Europe's leading universities. Access Leiden University's world-famous collection of manuscripts, books and periodicals. Develop outstanding academic skills and knowledge that incorporates global and comparative perspectives.
The Leiden Institute for the Arts in Society guides the themes in the courses offered. Small classes ensure a high level of contact with your lecturers – many of whom are researchers at the leading edge of their fields.
* Leiden University's Humanities Faculty was recently ranked 25th in the Times Higher Education worldwide ranking.