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Inter-university Master's Degree in Classical Archaeology

Admission qualifications

A degree in history, archaeology, art history or a related field.
A degree in humanities, philology, social and cultural anthropology, geography or a related field.
Students who are admitted to the course with degrees in humanities, classical philology, social and cultural anthropology, geography, architecture or engineering must take a bridging course of up to 18 credits, as decided by the Admissions Committee. For other situations not described above, the Admissions Committee will assess the need for a bridging course.
To obtain the 18 ECTS credits of the bridging course, students will be informed of the subjects they must study from the URV's Bachelor's Degree in History and the UAB's Bachelor's Degree in Archaeology:


  • Archaeology of Greece or History and Archaeology of Greece: 6 ECTS credits
  • Archaeology of Rome or History and Archaeology of Rome: 6 ECTS credits
  • Protohistory of the Mediterranean: 6 ECTS credits


  • Epigraphy and Numismatics: 6 ECTS credits
  • Tools for Classical Studies: 6 ECTS credits

Selection criteria

Pre-enrolled students will be selected according to the following criteria:
1. Suitability of the admission qualification, up to 35 points, according to the following scale:
     a) Degrees in the humanities and social sciences: up to 35 points,
     b) Degrees in the field of engineering: up to 20 points,
     c) Other qualifications: 0 points.
2. Evaluation of the students' academic record in the university degree qualifying them for admission to the master's degree: up to 35 points.
3. Complementary training relevant to the content of the master's degree (courses, seminars or other training activities, for which proof must be provided, and attendance at archaeological excavations): up to 20 points.
4. Language competence (English, French or German): up to 10 points.

Check the regulations governing access and admission