The career paths of anthropologists and other social scientists are very diverse. Anthropology is an academic discipline that allows for different careers. The skills you develop during your training regarding writing, research and intercultural communication can be put to use in many employment sectors. It is therefore important to start thinking about your career path during your studies. Because the programme offers different specialisations, you can become an expert in the area of your interest.
Upon completion of the studies, you will be awarded the degree of Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology. Our graduates work as:
The UvA supports students to find the right careers. The career advisers from the UvA Student Careers Centre are happy to help you with all your questions regarding career orientation. You can contact them for information, advice, workshops, events and individual counselling.