Welcome to the Department of Classical, Near Eastern, and Religious Studies at the University of British Columbia!

We offer a unique opportunity to explore the civilizations of the ancient Mediterranean and the Near East. Our remarkably diverse faculty includes world experts on the archaeology, history, languages, literatures, and religions of ancient Egypt, the Near East, Greece and Rome, including Judaism, Christianity, and early Islam.

For questions about the graduate program, please contact:

Odessa Cadieux-Rey, Graduate Program Coordinator | 604-822-2515

Dr. Lisa Cooper, Director of Graduate Studies