University of Salamanca


The Salamanca master’s degree in Classics provides a flexible program of research personally which can be tailored to the needs and interests of the students in the areas of Greek Philology, Latin Philology and Indoeuropean Linguistics. With a staff of 24 university teachers the Department of Classical Philology and Indo-European Linguistics of the University of Salamanca is a prestigious center of research in the field, which is currently carrying out ten different research projects and publishes two specialized journals (Minos: Journal of Aegean Philology and Voces: Journal of Latin Philology in Late Antiquity). The master’s degree focuses on Philology, Linguistics and History. The main courses include introductions to philological research of Greek and Latin:

  • Literary analysis of Greek and Latin texts
  • Linguistical analysis of Greek and Latin texts
  • Palaeography and textual Criticism

A wide range of optional courses provides a deeper insight into these literary and linguistic subjects, and other related issues as:

  • Epigraphy and Papirology
  • Thought and Science in the Antiquity
  • Greek Religion
  • Medieval and Renaissance Greek and Latin Literatures
  • Classical Tradition and contact between literatures
  • Indo-European Languages and Literatures
  • Cultural contact between civilizations (Greek, Persian, Indian)

The main orientation of the research and teaching areas is philological, but with a special interest in the pervicence and transmission of the Classical cultures and the contact between cultures.

The students have access to the library of the Faculty of Philology, one of the most important libraries for Classics in Spain. They can also do practice in the Historical / Old General Library which houses more than 60.000 ancient printed books and 3.000 manuscripts. The master’s degree is conferred jointly by the universities of Salamanca and Valladolid.

Main Coordinator: Luis Arturo Guichard Romero (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Deputy Coordinator: Francisco J. Rubio Orecilla (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)