Research School Courses
The national Research Schools (Landelijke Onderzoeksscholen) offer courses on both methodology and area specific knowledge. Many researchers in the Faculty of Humanities are members of a research school related to their area of expertise. Research Schools aim at collaboration of researchers from different faculties in the same university (interfaculty schools) or in different universities (interuniversity schools).
The Research School courses provide PhD and Research Master students with the opportunity to come into contact with fellow PhD and Research Master students from other universities.
Please note that the courses offered by the Research Schools differ in length and intensity and consequently in the amount of EC that are granted.
Recommended course: - Methodologies in the Social Sciences and Humanities (2nd semester)
Courses may be taken at more than one Research School, provided that the courses are relevant within the individual programme.
List of Research Schools
Below the most relevant Research Schools are listed:
N.W. Posthumus Institute (Social and Economic History) Huizinga Institute (Cultural History)
NICA (Cultural Analysis) OSL (Literature)
NOG (Gender Studies)
Please note that other Research Schools besides those listed within the specialization may offer relevant courses. Students who are interested in an interdisciplinary approach may find a relevant course at the other National Research Schools for Humanities.
Instead of a course at one of the Research Schools, students can also take a course within the Leiden Global programme.
Courses they offer are:
Discipline and Place in the Humanities (1st semester)
Mixed Methods in Social Sciences and the Humanities (2nd semester)