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Political Science

University of Amsterdam

36 months
Duration
11000 EUR/year
2168 EUR/year
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About

Politics is how communities settle their differences and achieve their goals. As a result, politics is everywhere and at all levels from the local to the global. The Political Science programme of the University of Amsterdam offers a broad orientation in International Relations, Political Economy, Public Policy and Governance, Comparative Politics and Political Theory.

Overview

Study programme

In the Political Science programme of the University of Amsterdam, you study the urgent issues that the world faces, including migration and economic crises, terrorist threats, rising populism and xenophobia, and polarisation in society. At the same time, you also explore possible solutions.

Is Political Science for you?

Are you interested in:

  • this dynamic world, its challenges and its opportunities
  • the world as it is and how it might be improved
  • topics as: migration, economic crises, terrorist threats and rising populism?

Then Political Science might be the right choice for you!

After graduation

You will be awarded the degree of Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Political Science. This qualifies you for Master’s or Research Master’s programmes in the social sciences and related disciplines, as well a range of professional career opportunities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • History of the modern world since 1750
  • Public Policy and Governance
  • History of political thought
  • International relations
  • Law and politics
  • Political economy

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students applying for one of our Bachelor’s programmes should hold a Dutch VWO diploma, a HBO propedeuse or a foreign diploma that is equivalent to one of these diplomas. If you have foreign credentials, mathematics and English should be included in your final examination or attended until the last year of your secondary education.
  • The starting level of a regular study programme at Dutch universities is comparable to that of other Western European countries, but it is generally higher than in most countries outside Western Europe.
  • Students must be able to read textbooks, understand lectures, take part in classroom discussions and undertake written work in English. Applicants are therefore required to submit proof of sufficient proficiency in English (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR): level C1).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11000 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2168 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2168 EUR per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Amsterdam

1000 - 1500 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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