MA North American Studies

Leiden University

Program Description

MA North American Studies

Leiden University

The strengths of Leiden University’s Master’s programme in North American Studies lie particularly in African-American history and literature, U.S. political history and foreign policy, immigrant and ethnic studies in the U.S., and (public) memory and memorialization (for example of 9/11). Although some attention is paid to Canada and Mexico in a number of courses, the main focus in this program is on the United States.

3 reasons to choose North American Studies at Leiden University

  1. Explore major issues in the history, literature and culture of US, as well as undertaking in-depth studies of specific historical and literary topics.
  2. Study at a leading international centre of research in American Studies,
  3. Apply the integrated approach to North American Studies and discover connections between historical events and cultural and literary developments.

Master's students who graduate in American Studies will be able to:

  • critically analyse American historical and literary texts, and place them in a cultural and historical context;
  • conduct independent multidisciplinary research in the field of American Studies (including Canada), thereby showing the ability to comprehend and apply relevant theoretical insights and methodological approaches;
  • apply knowledge of North American history, literature and culture, to contemporary social, political, literary and cultural developments.

Tuition fees

EU/EEA, Dutch, Swiss or Surinamese: around €1,984.

Other: around €16,400.

Interested?

If you would like to know more, please get in touch or visit the programme introduction page on our website: http://en.mastersinleiden.nl/programmes/north-american-studies/en/introduction.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated October 19, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Feb. 2017
Sept. 2017
Duration
Duration
1 year
Full time
Price
Price
1,984 EUR
Information
Deadline
Start date Feb. 2017
Place
Netherlands Leiden
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 1 year
Price 1,984 EUR
Non-EEA, non-Swiss, & non-Surinam: €16400
Start date Sept. 2017
Place
Netherlands Leiden
Application deadline Apr. 1, 2017
End date Request Info
Duration 1 year
Price 1,984 EUR
Non-EEA, non-Swiss, & non-Surinam: €16400
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