Development Studies

Master Development Studies

Study programme

In the MA programme you learn about the most recent theories and debates in development studies and you learn to apply this knowledge to practical issues of development and social change.

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Why study this programme?

The programme is invaluable to young and mid-career professionals currently working in the government sector, national or international NGOs and staff of Southern and Northern universities focusing on Development Studies.

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Career prospectives

ISS students are young and mid-career professionals who often return to their previous job or make a career move after completing their studies.

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Factsheet summary

Official CROHO name
M Development Studies
Programme name
Development Studies
Instruction language
16 months
International Institute of Social Studies, Den Haag
Tuition fees (2021-2022)
  • €17,500 (Statutory fee: Dutch / EEA students)
  • €17,500 (Institutional fee: Dutch / EEA students)
  • €17,500 (Institutional fee: non-EEA students)
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