36 months
9000 EUR/year
2205 EUR/year
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This Global Management of Social Issues program from Tilburg University integrates knowledge from three academic fields in the social sciences: human resource studies, organization studies, and sociology, from a cross-cultural and international comparative perspective. 

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The Bachelor’s program in Global Management of Social Issues (GMSI) offered by Tilburg University has a strong focus on complex questions that are relevant to today’s societies in an increasingly global world.

Challenge yourself

The Bachelor’s program in Global Management of Social Issues (GMSI) includes human resource studies, organization studies, and sociology. It is therefore perfect for highly-motivated students who are interested in the field of social sciences and who are aware that many complex issues in today’s society ask for a multidisciplinary approach. It is also perfect for students who are up for an intellectual challenge and who want to find an internationally-oriented job that combines all three specializations.

This multidisciplinary program will enhance and broaden your analytical skills. Moreover, the international classroom setting will provide you with exposure to both national and international perspectives on complex global challenges. The lively discussions in the lecture room, composed of internationally-minded students with diverse backgrounds and nationalities, often stimulates enthusiastic and all-round debates after class.

Career prospects

The fact that you can think beyond the limits of one specialization makes sure that you can be employed in different companies, departments and projects in international environments and organizations.

You could work, as a consultant or human resource manager in an international organization, connecting people in order to create the most competent team to solve complex problems. Or you could work as a fund-raiser and help find a solution for poverty, or help introduce sustainable practices in supply chains.  As a project manager, you can make sure that projects run smoothly and produce the best possible results.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Wicked problems 101 
  • Introduction to Organization Studies 
  • Introduction to Sociology 
  • Introduction to Human Resource Management 
  • Research Methodology for International Students 
  • Introduction to Statistics for International Students 
  • Introduction to Psychologyftor International Students 
  • Financial and Project Management 
  • Organizational Behavior 
  • Introduction International Law 
  • Economics for International Students 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

To be eligible for admission to a research university, you must have a high school diploma that is considered equal to the highest level of secondary education in the Netherlands (the Dutch VWO diploma). Examples of diplomas which are accepted for admission include the:

  • Dutch VWO diploma,
  • Full International Baccalaureate diploma,
  • European Baccalaureate.
  • Most European high school diplomas which allow direct access to a university in your own country
  • As our Bachelor’s programs are taught entirely in English, you will need to demonstrate your English language proficiency.
  • In order to be successful in the program, you must have sufficient knowledge of mathematics. 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    9000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9000 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2205 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2205 EUR per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Tilburg

700 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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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