Introduction to the programme

Do you want to work with global politics, labour conditions and development policies?

The master’s programme in Global Studies + International Development Studies enhances your knowledge and competencies within the area of the so-called “Global South” with its new growth economies and ever-greater influence on global politics. The combination provides insight into global politics, trade, labour conditions, development policies, finance and resource economics.

You will gain a deeper understanding of the structure of international development, as well as of the various political, economic and social aspects of global issues and development.

The programme strives to qualifying you for work in the public or private sector, focusing on regional or international organisations, media, consultancies, NGOs and the private sector.


The programme gives you a wide range of job opportunities in the public or private sector within:

  • Media
  • NGO’s
  • Consultancies
  • Government ministries and regional and international organisations.

This degree qualifies you for a PhD study.

Academic staff

Academic staff Global Studies

Academic staff International Development Studies

Facts about the programme

Degree: Master of Science (MSc) in Social sciences in Global Studies and International Development Studies

Language of tuition: English