Education in the Faculty of Humanities
The Faculty of Humanities hosts a wealth of expertise in fields including philosophy, religious studies, history, art history, literature, linguistics, and area studies, covering practically the entire world. The breadth of the Faculty, but especially its world-wide expertise, international orientation, successful research programmes, and the multitude of mutually reinforcing approaches, together determine the Faculty's profile.
Leiden is a unique centre for the advanced study of many languages and can claim world-class expertise in a whole range of artistic and cultural phenomena. This range of knowledge and competence within a single Faculty allows scholars of the humanities in Leiden to combine cultural and historical analysis at the highest academic level with insights into present-day society.