The International Development Studies master programme is a two-year programme with courses in the first year and an internship and a thesis in the second year.
At the start of the programme, you must choose one out of the following three specialisations after consultation with the study advisor. The specialisation selected depends mainly on your academic background.
- Sociology of Development
- Economics of Development
- Communication, Technology and Policy
Find out more about the general and specific admission requirements and application procedures (a B.A. or B.Sc. in the social sciences or in economics).
Also information on application deadlines, study costs, scholarships, and how to apply.
Read more about your career perspective and opportunities after finishing the programme International Development Studies.
The best way to get to know a place is by getting to know the people. Students share their experiences with you about International Development Studies and student life in Wageningen.
Visiting Wageningen University is the best way to meet students and experience student life. There are several activities your can attend: you can visit an open day or be a student for a day.