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Global Responsibility & Leadership


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Explore local solutions to global challenges. Take a deep dive into the fields of politics, governance, psychology, economics, global health, earth system and data science. Join the BSc. Global Responsibility & Leadership of University College Fryslân - it's the number 1 BSc. programme in the Netherlands!

✔ Inspired by the UN Sustainable Development Goals: global challenges – local solutions

✔ Adapted to apply classroom concepts directly in the Living Lab, a research collaboration with local partners

✔ Includes the majors: Responsible Planet, Responsible Governance or Responsible Humanity

This hands-on and future-oriented bachelor is inspired by the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, and rooted in the Liberal Arts & Sciences philosophy. As a student at University College Fryslân, you get the opportunity to foster your personal development in a small-scale, international learning campus.

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Bachelor of Science


3 years

ECTS credits



Numerus Fixus

Tuition fee 2023/2024

€ 14,300

€ 14,300


Application requirements

Students are required to have successfully obtained a secondary school diploma which allows entry to an academic university. Therefore, students need to obtain a Dutch VWO diploma or international equivalent. It is also possible to apply with a Dutch HBO (University of Applied Sciences) propedeuse or a colloquium doctum.

English: As the GRL programme is fully taught and assessed in English, students are required to demonstrate their English skills by sitting an approved English test (listed below). Some exemptions are made for demonstrating English proficiency. Mathematics: Due to the content of some courses, UCF has a mathematics requirement. If you did not obtain one of the mentioned requirements, then you are asked to provide us with a Mathematics course description with your online application. If your ma

After passing the first step of the selection procedure, you will be invited for an interview. This will take place in person in Leeuwarden or online.

Language requirements

Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English
Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English
IELTS overall band
TOEFL internet based

Check when you can start and what you have to pay!

Tuition fees  
€ 14,300
€ 14,300
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Start date App. deadline EU/EEA App. deadline Non-EU/EEA
1 Sep '24 1 May '24 1 May '24
1 Sep '25 1 May '25 1 May '25


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Main address
Wirdumerdijk 34
8911 CE Leeuwarden
058-205 5000

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