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BSc Global Studies

The bachelor’s programme in short:


Understand complex global issues from the perspective of various disciplines.


Develop sustainable solutions and preventive measures for global issues from a truly global perspective, creating an alternative future in which the interconnected interests from all stakeholders involved are fairly represented.

This bachelor’s programme is for you if you…


• Want to develop a broad and realistic view on the global, regional and national dominant opinions in all fields of society.

• Have a curious and inquisitive mind and want to participate in the field on a particular challenge.

• Have a strong sense of justice and care about fixing the broken things in our world.

• Want to have the opportunity to do field research in the Global South.

• Are eager to delve into problems from various perspectives in this joint initiative of all six faculties of Maastricht University.

Your future career


After graduation, you can continue with a master’s programme, or find work in a wide range of jobs and organisations.


For example, as a:


• Consultant
• Project manager
• Manager
• Researcher
• at for-profit, non-profit and governmental organisations active in many disciplines, including health, law, international relations, regional studies, culture, sustainability, development and governance.

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