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Cultural Antropology - Sustainable Citizenship

Utrecht University

12 months
17500 EUR/year
2209 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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This Master’s programme in Cultural Antropology - Sustainable Citizenship at Utrecht University therefore departs from an integrated understanding. It focuses on the triangle of People, Planet, and Profit, pointing out that sustainability has not only an environmental meaning, yet also an economic and sociocultural one.

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Explore The Relationship Between Citizenship And Social Sustainability

The Master’s programme in Cultural Antropology - Sustainable Citizenship at Utrecht University seeks to understand how citizens worldwide are negotiating and restructuring their living environment to be safe and sustainable at the same time. 

It incorporates both local and global understandings of the concept of sustainability and, in doing so, scrutinizes various expressions of active citizenship in building sustainability around the world.

Innovative methodology

Anthropologists continually focus on cultural diversity and differences based on ethnicity, class, gender, age, and health. This Master’s programme will equip you with the knowledge and skills to evaluate these facets of life and their interrelationships.

Career Prospects

This Master’s programme also prepares you for a career as an academic professional or facilitator within:

  • Governmental bodies
  • Non-governmental organisations (NGOs)
  • International organisations (United Nations, Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations, World Health Organisation)
  • The business world
  • Financial institutions

As an academic professional with an anthropology background, you will be able to evaluate social and societal issues and help bring people together.


Accredited by the NVAO - Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Anthropology Of Globalization
  • Sustainability And Social Contestation
  • Doing Ethnography
  • Academic Professional Cultural Anthropology
  • Security, Violence And Sovereignty
  • Research Design

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Please note that the application deadline for students with an EU/EEA or Swiss nationality may be extended to 1 June.




On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

To be accepted to this Master’s programme you need:

  • An academic Bachelor’s degree. Our International Students Admission’s office will verify whether a non-Dutch academic degree is equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree at a Dutch research university. All international Bachelor’s degrees are evaluated based on standards set by the NUFFIC. If your degree is assessed as less than equivalent to a 3-year Dutch research University degree, or as a bachelor from a university of applied sciences, you are most likely not eligible for admission. 
  • Specific academic knowledge and skills required to participate in this programme.
  • Sufficient command of the English Language .

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    17500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17500 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 Utrecht

900 - 1450 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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