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History - Global History and International Studies

12 months
Duration
16830 EUR/year
2209 EUR/year
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Tuition fee
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About

During this History -  Global History and International Studies MA programme offered at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam you will learn about global history and flows of people, goods and ideas.

Overview

The History -  Global History and International Studies MA programme offered at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam combining approaches from history and the social sciences.

The History department of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam has a long tradition in teaching and researching global relations and international history. Special areas of attention are economic, colonial and postcolonial relations between Western countries and the postcolonial world – including Africa and Southeast Asia.

Entering the job market

Your analytical, reading and reporting skills offer ample opportunities. Among other areas students that took our programme hold jobs in government institutions, business or international organizations, including NGOs. In addition, after a further specialised year of master’s courses, you could find a position in teaching or research. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • From Source to Public: The Historian's Flowchart
  • Key Works in Contemporary Historical Thought
  • History and Theory
  • Slavery, Abolition and Compensation in the Dutch Colonies in the West and in the East
  • History of Natural Disasters
  • Specialisation Tutorial Master History

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

The next VU Online Master's Event will take place on Saturday 5 March.

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission is based on a strict selection procedure. The Faculty’s Admission Board will decide upon your admission after having evaluated your complete online application. 
  • To qualify for the Master’s programme, you must have a Bachelor's degree from an officially recognised research university, including a minimum of three years of full-time academic studies with at least 180 ECTS or the equivalent.
  • The Master’s programme in History is for students with an academic Bachelor’s degree in History. You may also qualify if you have an academic Bachelor’s degree in another discipline of the Humanities (e.g. Theology, Philosophy) or in Anthropology or Sociology, if you have a major or specialisation equal to a minimum of 30 ECTS in History courses.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    16830 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16830 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2209 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2209 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Amsterdam

1000 - 1500 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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