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Religion, Conflict and Globalization

12 months
14570 EUR/year
2209 EUR/year
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The Religion, Conflict and Globalization Master’s track at University of Groningen aims to address the pivotal place of religion within the dynamics of a globalized world, and how this relates to conflicts that shape modern societies. 


The Religion, Conflict and Globalization course from University of Groningen is interdisciplinary, wide-ranging, and broad; including political, social, psychological, cultural and legal dimensions.

Job prospects

  • Following completion of this degree, you will be able to advise or write policy documents on different subjects - including developmental assistance, or multicultural society. 
  • Job tracts include working for a government, in business, or at an NGO. Other options include media, or indeed education. Those who wish to pursue an academic career can follow this track as part of the 2-year Research Master's programme.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Compulsory: Religion, Conflict and Globalization: a critical introduction
  • Elective: Migration, Culture and Religious Identity
  • Elective: Religion, Gender and Sexuality 
  • Elective: Religion,Violence and Conflict Transformation 
  • Compulsory: Social Scientific Research Methods
  • Elective: Forced Migration
  • Elective: Gender, Religion, and Sexual Nationalism

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




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Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A grade list of the marks of your bachelor's degree programme with an explanation of the followed courses.
  • An English language test is only required if you do not have a Dutch VWO-diploma. Minimum requirements: TOEFL 580 paper/237 computer/92 internet or IELTS: 6.5 (6.0 on each part).
  • A letter of motivation to the admissions board, outlining your interest in the programme, including your motivation and expectations (max. 1 page), accompanied with a writing sample of an academic paper, preferably your Bachelor's (or Master's) Thesis.
  • Bachelor's degree in Theology, Religious Studies, Arts (e.g. International Organizations, Middle Eastern Studies, Philosophy), Political Sciences or Social Sciences (e.g. Anthropology, Psychology, Sociology). 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14570 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14570 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2209 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2209 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Groningen

750 - 1000 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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