Why study Anthropology and Development Studies in Nijmegen?

  • This Master's programme offers a unique combination of Anthropology and Development studies.
  • You specialise in one of three domains that encompass urgent social issues and are the subject to intense academic debate.
  • The relation between the research and ‘the field’ is a key element of this programme. This is expressed in a strong focus on developing a critical reflective attitude towards social issues and debates. And by making the findings available and understandable for relevant interested parties.
  • You develop a unique set of skills that prepares you for a wide array of jobs: from policy officer in the public sector or at (international) aid organisations to consultant for local businesses.
  • Teaching takes place in a stimulating, collegial setting with small groups. In addition, you’ll get plenty of one-on-one time with your thesis supervisors.
  • You may choose to go abroad for field research connected to your Master's thesis.
  • The Department of Anthropology and Development Studies has a wide network of international contacts stretching from China to Bolivia and from South Africa to Indonesia and the Pacific. This means you’ll have plenty of opportunities to arrange a research position that meets your interests.
  • Radboud University offers a unique one-year Advanced Master in International Development (AMID) which you can apply for after completing your Master's degree.

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