The distinctive appeal of the bachelor’s programme in Ancient History and Classical Antiquities is that it gives you a complete picture of all aspects of the ancient world. You will learn about the society, people, culture, politics and religion of Ancient Rome and Greece, and also their economies, technology and science.
Interests that are a good basis for this study programme
For this bachelor’s programme you should have an interest in historical enquiry, in people, the things they create and the way they behave, and particularly in the ancient world.
Ancient History and Classical Antiquities at the University of Graz
The bachelor’s programme teaches broad-ranging basic knowledge about the ancient world. You will be given a general introduction to historical study and will also be introduced to key specialised disciplines such as epigraphy (the study of inscriptions) and numismatics (the study of coins).
Master’s programme in Ancient History and Classical Antiquities
The master’s programme in Ancient History and Classical Antiquities builds directly on the bachelor’s programme, broadening and enhancing your basic knowledge. At the University of Graz you also have the option of interdisciplinary master’s programmes and joint programmes, allowing further scope for individualised and specialised learning.
Preparation for a wide range of career paths
After completing your degree you will have the knowledge and qualifications necessary for a wide variety of roles in many fields, particularly the humanities and cultural studies. Typical professions include working in museums, exhibitions, libraries and archives, preservation of historic monuments, print media, publishing and bookselling, media and public relations, cultural management, the literary world, tourism or general (cultural) administration and (cultural) policy.
Knowledge of Latin (e.g. as part of your secondary school leaving examination), supplementary examination is a prerequisite for admission to this bachelor’s programme. Evidence of Greek language skills must be provided before completing the final bachelor’s examinations (secondary school leaving examination, supplementary examination).
- Is this degree programme right for you?
- About the study programme
- Further studies
- Career prospects
- Note on Latin/Greek
Range of courses
Subject-relevant and interdisciplinary courses
Inviting and approachable library facilities in all areas of relevance to the study of ancient civilisations (ancient history, archaeology, classical philology, the Ancient Near East)
Support with the use of digital media for teaching and research
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