Leiden University

Law School

MPhil in Western and Asian Art Histories in Comparative Perspective


Rapenburg 70

PO Box 9500

Leiden, Zuid-Holla


Program Information

Degree Offered:

M.Phil.- Western and Asian Art

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Faculty of Arts of Leiden University is particularly well equipped for the study of Western and Asian Art in comparative perspective. Leiden has an internationally acknowledged history and unique expertise in Asian Studies, which are supplemented by its collections and facilities in the field. The Departments of Chinese, Japanese and Korean, Southeast-Asian and South- and Central-Asian Studies are home to experts on the arts in the areas concerned. In co-operation with these experts, professors and senior lecturers of the Department of Art History have created successful special programmes on comparative art history, taught for many years to students of non-western region studies and to Art history students.