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Global Responsibility & Leadership


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Join the BSc. Global Responsibility & Leadership programme, the no. 1 bachelor's programme in the Netherlands (three times in a row) according to Keuzegids 2024! Explore local solutions to global challenges. Learn about politics, governance, psychology, economics, global health, energy and climate.

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

✔ Learn from projects with local and global partners (Living Labs)

✔ Choose your major: "Politics, Philosophy and Economics", "Ecology, Energy and Climate", "Psychology and Global Health"

→ Explore stories featuring Global Responsibility & Leadership students, alumni, and professors on our blog!

This hands-on and future-oriented bachelor's is rooted in the Liberal Arts & Sciences philosophy. As a student of our University College, 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 2024/2025

€ 16,700

€ 16,700

€ 16,700


Application requirements

VWO or HBO-propedeuse diploma or Colloquium doctum *Colloquium doctum applicants are advised to apply until December

English: VWO English with min. final grade 7 or one of the certified English tests. Disclaimer: as of 1st September 2023, Maths A or B (or their international equivalent) is not longer an entry requirement for this programme.

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.

Letter of Motivation or a Video Presentation in English

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  
€ 16,700
€ 16,700
€ 16,700
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
1 Sep '26 1 May '26 1 May '26


University of Groningen

Main address
Wirdumerdijk 34
8911 CE Leeuwarden
058-205 5000

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