Ph.D. On Campus


Johns Hopkins University

48 months
56500 USD/year
56500 USD/year
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The graduate program in Classics at Johns Hopkins University has combined intensive study of Greek and Latin language and literature with the latest approaches to research on the classical world. 


The Classics program at Johns Hopkins University aims to produce broad, versatile scholars who have a holistic view of ancient cultures and of the evidence by which those cultures are comprehended.

Learning outcomes

Faculty research covers a wide range of periods and topics, approached from a rich variety of theoretical perspectives, many of which have been developed or refined at Johns Hopkins. The department is also celebrated for its rare strength in the study of classical reception, Neo-Latin, and the history of classical scholarship.

Specific interests of departmental faculty can best be appreciated by reviewing their individual profiles, as well as the faculty book feed.

The department enjoys close ties with other departments across the humanities. The university’s distinguished archeological museum is housed in the department’s midst. Students and scholars at Hopkins enjoy one of the nation’s leading research libraries, which includes a rare book division that collects energetically in Classics and intellectual history.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Classical Vase-Painting in the Walters Art Museum
  • Latin Epic
  • The Art of Description: Ekphrasis in Greece and Rome
  • Classical and Hellenistic Sculpture in the Walters Art Museum

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

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On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Statement of Purpose
  • Writing Sample
  • Personal Statement
  • CV
  • Academic record
  • Unofficial transcripts from all previous college and university study
  • At least two letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

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Living costs for Baltimore

1240 - 2100 USD /month
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