Is this study for you?
This programme takes a unique approach by focusing on how history shapes present-day societies. You focus on modern history from a political, cultural, social or economic perspective.
Key Facts & Figures
- Mode of study
- Instruction language
- 3 years
- Study points (EC)
- Campus Woudestein
- Start date
- Application Deadline (EEA)
- 1 May
History in Rotterdam is unique in its multifaced approach. You primarily look at modern History, from 1500 onwards with a focus on the last 200 years and learn to connect the past with the present.
You look at history from a global and long-term perspective by using themes such as migration, social inequality, religious identity, popular uses of history (e.g. in video games or during carnival), trends in the fashion industry and international conflicts.
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In many respects, historians are highly valued in the labor market, particularly in the field of politics, education, journalism, business and government administration. Historians have extensive knowledge of the past, which enables them to identify current issues in global society. They are able to gather information rapidly, assess various digital and printed sources, and compose a coherent argument.