It broadened my horizon of thinking and provided me with the skills needed for a multicultural environment.
Name: Sahibzada Arshadullah
Organization: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Position: Monitoring and Evaluation Lead
Study at ISS: MA Development Studies Governance and Development Policy (GDP) with Specialization in Public Policy Management (PPM)
Year of graduation: 2019
How did the study contribute to your career?
My study at ISS was quite relevant to my field of expertise and area of interest. It provided me with the necessary skills and academic edge to grow in my career. Apart from the study my stay in The Hague was also very productive as I regularly attended different events and made sure to learn new knowledge and perspectives.
What was your overall experience at ISS?
It was an excellent experience working and learning alongside students and colleagues from over 55 nationalities. I gained new knowledge, cultural insights, perspectives and experiences from my peers and colleagues. It broadened my horizon of thinking and provided me with the skills needed for a multicultural environment. I made new friends and became part of a close community of like-minded individuals.