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Bachelor of History
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The full-time model path for the Bachelor of History (full programme) consists of 180 ECTS-credits, which can be obtained during 3 years of 60 ECTS-credits.

Model Path part 1

Bachelor of History (part 1)

Philosophy and Social Sciences

Introduction to general economics6sp1st semester
Meersman, Hilde
Introduction to Philosophy6sp1st semester
Vanheeswijck, Guy
Introduction to the social sciences6sp2nd semester
Weyns, Walter
 

Methodology of History

Historical method6sp1st semester
Stabel, Peter
Exercises paleography3sp2nd semester
Marnef, Guido
 

Historical Exercises

Compulsory course.

Exercises 16sp1st/2nd sem.
Beyen, Marnix
 

Introduction to History

History of Antiquity6sp2nd semester
Laes, Christian
History of the Middle Ages6sp1st semester
Soens, Tim
History of the Early Modern Period6sp2nd semester
De Munck, Bert
Van Gelder, Klaas
History of the Contemporary Period6sp1st semester
Greefs, Hilde
Contemporary history6sp2nd semester
Van Ginderachter, Maarten
Introduction to world history6sp2nd semester
Van Ginderachter, Maarten
History of the Islamic World6sp2nd semester
Dekkiche, Malika
Shaery-Yazdi, Roschanack
 
History of art6sp2nd semester
Newman, Abigail
 

Free-choice electives

Students select optional courses for 3 ECTS credits

Middle Dutch3sp2nd semester
Fraeters, Veerle
Medieval French3sp2nd semester
Vanderheyden, Ann
Introduction to Latin3sp2nd semester
Laes, Christian
English: grammar 13sp1st semester
Brisard, Frank
 
History of literature3sp2nd semester
Sleiderink, Remco
Introduction in Christian Culture3sp2nd semester
Faesen, Robert
Schepers, Kees
Van Osselaer, Tine
Arblaster, John
Introduction to Jewish culture3sp1st semester
Hofmeester, Karin
History of Central Europe3sp1st semester
Duerloo, Luc
History of Russia and the Sovjet-Union3sp1st semester
Duerloo, Luc
History of the Byzantine Empire3sp2nd semester
Laes, Christian
The Iberian world: Spain and Latin-America, 1492-19923sp2nd semester
Stallaert, Christiane
Studium Generale3sp1st semester
Weyns, Walter
History of the printed book3sp2nd semester
Delsaerdt, Pierre
European values: discourses and perspectives6sp2nd semester
Touquet, Heleen
Women in European Cultural History. An Introduction3sp2nd semester
Van Osselaer, Tine
Arblaster, John
Christian Heritage: Content and Management6sp2nd semester
Arblaster, John
 
Sustainability3sp2nd semester
Crabbé, Ann
Bots, Jessica
Climate Change3sp1st semester
Crabbé, Ann
Vicca, Sara
Poverty and Inequality3sp2nd semester
Cantillon, Bea
Debating Development3sp1st semester
Van Hecken, Gert
Verrelst, Janus
Community service learning3sp1st/2nd sem.
Verbist, Gerlinde
 

Model Path part 2

Methodology of History

Introduction to historiography3sp2nd semester
Puttevils, Jeroen
Heritage and public history3sp2nd semester
De Munck, Bert
History and image3sp1st semester
Newman, Abigail
Van Osselaer, Tine
History and Language3sp1st semester
Beyen, Marnix
History and number6sp1st semester
Blondé, Bruno
 

Historical Exercises

Historical exercises 29sp1st/2nd sem.
Puttevils, Jeroen
Auwers, Michael
Van Ginderachter, Maarten
 

Heuristiek

One course to choose in function of the period studied in ‘Historical Exercises 2'

Heuristics per Historical Period: Middle Ages3sp1st semester
Puttevils, Jeroen
Heuristics per Historical Period: Early Modern Period3sp1st semester
Marnef, Guido
Heuristics per Historical Period: Contemporary Period3sp1st semester
de Smaele, Henk
Shaery-Yazdi, Roschanack
 

Introduction to History

History of the Middle Ages6sp1st semester
Soens, Tim
History of the Early Modern Period6sp2nd semester
De Munck, Bert
Van Gelder, Klaas
History of the Contemporary Period6sp1st semester
Greefs, Hilde
Contemporary history6sp2nd semester
Van Ginderachter, Maarten
Introduction to world history6sp2nd semester
Van Ginderachter, Maarten
History of the Islamic World6sp2nd semester
Dekkiche, Malika
Shaery-Yazdi, Roschanack
History of Antiquity6sp2nd semester
Laes, Christian
 
History of art6sp2nd semester
Newman, Abigail
 

Historical course

Ecological history3sp2nd semester
Soens, Tim
 

Free-choice electives

In the standard study programme part one and two, students select optional courses for 12 ECTS-credits from the list below.

Introduction in Christian Culture3sp2nd semester
Faesen, Robert
Schepers, Kees
Van Osselaer, Tine
Arblaster, John
Introduction to Jewish culture3sp1st semester
Hofmeester, Karin
History of the Low Countries6sp1st semester
Delsaerdt, Pierre
History of literature3sp2nd semester
Sleiderink, Remco
History of Central Europe3sp1st semester
Duerloo, Luc
History of the Byzantine Empire3sp2nd semester
Laes, Christian
History of Belgium6sp1st semester
Van Goethem, Herman
Dhondt, Frederik
The Iberian world: Spain and Latin-America, 1492-19923sp2nd semester
Stallaert, Christiane
History of Russia and the Sovjet-Union3sp1st semester
Duerloo, Luc
Studium Generale3sp1st semester
Weyns, Walter
History of the printed book3sp2nd semester
Delsaerdt, Pierre
European values: discourses and perspectives6sp2nd semester
Touquet, Heleen
Women in European Cultural History. An Introduction3sp2nd semester
Van Osselaer, Tine
Arblaster, John
Christian Heritage: Content and Management6sp2nd semester
Arblaster, John
 
Middle Dutch3sp2nd semester
Fraeters, Veerle
Medieval French3sp2nd semester
Vanderheyden, Ann
Introduction to Latin3sp2nd semester
Laes, Christian
English: grammar 13sp1st semester
Brisard, Frank
 
Political science6sp1st semester
Wouters, Ruud
Society, facts and problems6sp2nd semester
Cantillon, Bea
Chinese Culture6sp1st semester
Pang, Ching Lin
Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Migration and Integration6sp1st semester
Van Praag, Lore
Public Law3sp2nd semester
Popelier, Patricia
History of the theatre6sp1st semester
Meeus, Hubert
History of the film 1: early cinema3sp1st semester
Paulus, Tom
History of the Dutch-language literature 1: Middle Ages and Early-Modern Times6sp2nd semester
Meeus, Hubert
Sleiderink, Remco
History of the Dutch-language literature 2: from the French Revolution until the Great War6sp1st semester
Humbeeck, Kris
History of Dutch-language literature 3: from the Great War until the present day6sp1st semester
Debergh, Gwennie
Absillis, Kevin
 
Sustainability3sp2nd semester
Crabbé, Ann
Bots, Jessica
Climate Change3sp1st semester
Crabbé, Ann
Vicca, Sara
Poverty and Inequality3sp2nd semester
Cantillon, Bea
Debating Development3sp1st semester
Van Hecken, Gert
Verrelst, Janus
Community service learning3sp1st/2nd sem.
Verbist, Gerlinde
 

Model Path part 3

Philosophical Course

Students select one course (3 ECTS) from the list below

World View: Religion, Atheism and Science3sp1st semester
Loobuyck, Patrick
World View: Religion, Atheism and Meaning3sp2nd semester
Van Herck, Walter
World View: Religion, Atheism and Culture3sp1st semester
Loobuyck, Patrick
World View: Religion, Atheism and Society3sp2nd semester
Loobuyck, Patrick
City and Diversity3sp2nd semester
De Munck, Bert
Oosterlynck, Stijn
Media and Digital Society3sp1st semester
Hellinckx, Peter
Poels, Karolien
Migration, Integration and Diversity3sp2nd semester
De Feyter, Koen
Absillis, Kevin
Van Praag, Lore
Freedom, Citizenship and Democracy3sp1st semester
Van Eekert, Geert
Loobuyck, Patrick
Global justice3sp2nd semester
De Herdt, Tom
 

Methodology of History and Historical Criticism

Bachelor's thesis9sp1st/2nd sem.
Blondé, Bruno
Vermoesen, Reinoud
Fraeters, Veerle
Stabel, Peter
Van Osselaer, Tine
 
Heritage and public history3sp2nd semester
De Munck, Bert
Introduction to historiography3sp2nd semester
Puttevils, Jeroen
History and image3sp1st semester
Newman, Abigail
Van Osselaer, Tine
 

Heuristics per historical period

Select one course from the two Heuristics courses which have not been completed yet

Heuristics per Historical Period: Middle Ages3sp1st semester
Puttevils, Jeroen
Heuristics per Historical Period: Early Modern Period3sp1st semester
Marnef, Guido
Heuristics per Historical Period: Contemporary Period3sp1st semester
de Smaele, Henk
Shaery-Yazdi, Roschanack
 

History per period and per area

The student chooses 5 course units: one of the following two courses: 'The Premodern Islamic World, 600-1600' or 'The Modern Islam World, 1600-today'; all course units of one area (socio-economic history, politics and institutions or cultural history) and the remainder of the 5 courses can be freely chosen from the list.

Middle Ages: politics and institutions6sp2nd semester
Puttevils, Jeroen
Middle Ages: cultural history6sp2nd semester
Fraeters, Veerle
Middle Ages and Early Modern Era: Social and Economic History6sp2nd semester
Blondé, Bruno
Stabel, Peter
Early Modern Era: politics and institutions6sp1st semester
Van Gelder, Klaas
Early Modern Era: cultural history6sp2nd semester
Marnef, Guido
Contemporary Era: politics and institutions6sp1st semester
Beyen, Marnix
Contemporary Era: cultural history6sp1st semester
de Smaele, Henk
Contemporary Era: social and economic history6sp1st semester
Van Damme, Ilja
Greefs, Hilde
The modern Islamic World: 1600-Today6sp2nd semester
Shaery-Yazdi, Roschanack
The premodern Islamic World: 600-16006sp1st semester
Dekkiche, Malika
 

Historical course

Ecological history3sp2nd semester
Soens, Tim
 
Colonial History6sp2nd semester
Beyen, Marnix
Van Ginderachter, Maarten
 

Social Sciences

Introduction to social geography3sp2nd semester
Verhetsel, Ann