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Global Studies


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Global Studies trains students to understand and develop solutions for complex global issues. You learn to understand global challenges from a variety of perspectives coming from various disciplines.
Would you like to understand how different parts of the world are connected through global phenomena such as climate change and migration? Would you like to contribute to a more sustainable planet and debate solutions for a more just society? Do you want to understand global challenges from a variety of perspectives coming from psychology, law, economics, history, global health, politics and sociology, to name a few? Are you interested in learning a new language and strengthening your intercultural skills through practical, hands-on experiences? Then the new Bachelor's programme Global Studies is for you.

This bachelor's programme is structured around five themes, each of which contains knowledge, theories, methods and academic & professional skills from multiple disciplines:

* Environment & Economy
* Migration & Citizenship
* Tolerance & Beliefs
* Peace & Justice
* 21st Century Learning

The themes are preceded by an introductory semester that introduces you to the field of Global Studies. You receive 2 years of language training and have the opportunity to conduct a field study in the Global South.




Bachelor of Science


3 years

ECTS credits



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Application requirements

Diploma equivalent to the Dutch VWO diploma plus a letter of motivation and an essay

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Start date App. deadline EU/EEA App. deadline Non-EU/EEA
1 Sep '24 1 Mar '24 1 Mar '24


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Minderbroedersberg 4 tot 6
6211 LK Maastricht
043 - 3882222

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