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What is it like to study at ISS? A culturally diverse environment, a close-knit community and a rigorous academic hub that prepares you for a career in local and international development, humanitarianism, civil society and public service are some of the benefits. Check out what students have to say about our programmes.

ISS Changemakers: Class of 2021

Unravelling stories of seven future leaders in the development sector. 

'I want to be engaged in projects related to sustainability.'
Sergio's story
'I speak on behalf of my inner-child.'
Dina's story
'I feel motivated to work on social justice and inclusion.'
Fatima's story

Programme testimonials

Learn about course work and teaching methods offered in the Development Studies MA programme.

'I chose ISS because of its critical and practical approach.'
Sabina's experience
'Professors challenge us to think critically.'
Christopher's experience
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'The GDP major gave me the possibility to understand multi-stakeholder processes from a governance perspective'
Karen's experience

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