Humanities Major

The requirements for a Bachelor of Arts in Humanities appear in section 3 of the Academic Rules and Regulations

Academic disciplines

Humanities majors must take 10 courses towards major requirements. Humanities majors may currently complete requirements with tracks in the following disciplines:

Methodology Course

Students must take all methodology courses required for their courses, thesis, and major: 

  • Major: UCACCMET13 Rhetoric (only for students starting in Fall 2024 or after), plus 7,5 credits at level 2.
  • Courses: If applicable, methods requirements are stated in individual course outlines under the heading ‘prerequisites’.
  • Thesis: Each Humanities thesis requires a level 2 methodology course. There are suggestions per field and type of research. It is recommended for students to complete this in their 3rd or 4th semester after having taken sufficient level 1 Humanities courses. Read more about the various options in methods in the Humanities.
Tijana Zakula

Art History and Museum Studies

Meiyi Bao

China Studies

Erik Jacobs


Saskia Spee

Language & Culture (Coordinator:

Sebastiaan van Bommel

Literature & Classics

Nina Köll

Media Studies (Coordinator)

Konstantina Georgelou

Performance Studies

Floris van der Burg


Eric Ottenheijm

Religious Studies

Natasha Korotkova