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Global Studies, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #121 (WUR) Maastricht, Netherlands
Global Studies from Maastricht University is a truly interdisciplinary programme. This means that experts will help you to integrate knowledge from different disciplines to better understand and intervene in complex global problems. 
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Overview

At Global Studies from Maastricht University you will study with an international group of students, receive two years of language training, and have the opportunity to conduct a field study in the Global South. Global Studies trains you to understand and develop solutions for complex global issues. 

Careers

  • Policy maker on global issues (climate change, migration)
  • Advisor on global health risks for companies and governments
  • Ethics advisor for companies operating globally
  • Researcher/consultant for public, non-profit or private sector on migration, environment, cultural diversity, peace
  • Corporate and government training schemes
  • Teacher, director of secondary schools

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Global Studies
  • Environment & Economy
  • Migration & Citizenship
  • Tolerance & Beliefs
  • Peace & Justice
  • 21st Century Learning

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • VWO diploma or an international equivalent
  • Letter of motivation
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Essay
  • English proficiency
  • A recent passport picture
  • A copy of your valid passport or your EU/EEA identity card
  • A copy of your most recent list of grades and a copy of your diploma if you have obtained it.

Studyportals Tip: Students should consider taking one of the Pre-Bachelor's below. these courses will be necessary if:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10900 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10900 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2168 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2168 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Maastricht

  • 700 - 1170 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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