New programme. First intake in 2019.
This programme focuses on the languages, culture and history of Ancient Mesopotamia and the neighbouring regions of the Middle East. Students study the main languages of cuneiform culture (Akkadian, Sumerian and Hittite), as well as a number of ancient Semitic languages (Hebrew and Ugaritic). In addition, students learn Arabic and German. The programme also includes various lectures on the history and culture of ancient Mesopotamia.