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Theology and Religious Studies: Bibles and Cultures

Degree type
MA
Language of education
English
Duration
12 months
Tuition fee EU/EEA
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Tuition fee Non EU/EEA
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Education type
Fulltime
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Application deadline
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Accreditations
NVAO
Type of institution
Research University
City
Amsterdam

Program description

The Biblical Studies track covers - The Hebrew Bible and the New Testament - Jewish literature from the Second Temple Period and the - Early Rabbinic Period - Early Christian literature

The programme focuses on the historical and literary contexts in which the Bible took shape and the rich history of its interpretation in various times and situations, in addition to the texts themselves. Looking at the Bible from different angles in this way offers new perspectives on this ancient book. This programme, offered by the Faculty of Humanities (the largest in the Netherlands), gives students the opportunity to explore the Bible and its history in the stimulating environment of the Art, Religion and Culture department which is located in the heart of Amsterdam. Amsterdam is a city with a rich cultural heritage, the significance of the Bible and its long history are evident everywhere. Museums such as the Biblical Museum, the Jewish-historical museum, the Rijksmuseum and the Rembrandt Museum all pay witness to its history and influence, as do the rich collections at the University Library and the Rosenthaliana.

Admission requirements

Written request

Students can apply via the website of the Graduate School for Humanities

Language requirements

CAE: B1, CPE: C1, IELTS overall band: 7, IELTS listening: 6.5, IELTS reading: 6.5, IELTS writing: 6.5, IELTS speaking: 6.5, TOEFL internet based: 100

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