Introduction to the programme

Do you want to study global and local migration issues?

The master’s programme in Global Studies + Cultural Encounters addresses the cultural and political dimensions of global issues in an interdisciplinary manner. As well as global and local migration issues, you will study the intercultural dimension of international diplomacy and the general cultural challenges presented by globalisation.

This programme provides you with skills in teamwork and project management, as well as the competencies to show leadership in consensus-building and decision-making processes. You will be able to work independently and in teams in multicultural and multilingual environments.

The master’s programme strives to qualifying you for work for NGOs, consultancies, the private sector and local, regional, national and international organisations.


The programme gives you a wide range of job opportunities in:

  • National and international media and public relations
  • NGO’s
  • Consultancies
  • Local, regional, national/international civil administrations or educational institutions
  • Government ministries and regional and international organisations.

This degree qualifies you for a PhD-study.

Academic staff

Academic staff Global Studies

Academic staff Cultural Encounters

Facts about the programme

Degree: Master of Science (MSc) in Social sciences in Global Studies and Cultural Encounters

Language of tuition: The Master’s programme is an international programme taught in English.