General information

There are six large IE institutes which focus on the exchange of knowledge in a setting of small, intercultural groups. They are facilitated by teachers with extensive experience in working in developing countries.

IE institutes offer various types of education including short courses, master's programmes and sometimes PhD programmes.

Find international study programmes and courses offered by the institutes for international education

Duration of study programmes

  • PhD (only possible at one institute); duration is flexible
  • Master of Arts (MA): 1-2 years
  • Master of Science (MSc): 1-2 years

Institutes for international education offering international degree programmes and short courses

KIT (Royal Tropical Institute)

Tyndale Theological Seminary

IHE Delft Institute for Water Education

Some former IE institutes are now part of a research university. You can find their programmes under the name of the research university