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International Development Studies

In this minor students will learn how different academic disciplines are connected with each other, and thus giving you the opportunity to contribute to complex questions in the field of inequality, poverty and the global challenges of sustainable development.

The study guide

For whom?

The minor is especially interesting for students who with interest in:

  • international developmental issues
  • poverty and the global challenges of sustainable development
  • a career with an international focus

Entry requirements

  • Students must have completed their first University  bachelor year
  • Students  who completed the first two years of their higher vocational training (HBO)



  • Students can register for this minor by completing the webform (see the study guide).
  • Students from other universities must first enrol as a minor student of the UvA on
International Development Studies
Credits 30ECT ECTS, one ywar months
Language of instruction English
Conditions for admission Preliminary training necessary
Starts in September