The bachelor's programme International Studies offers you a unique combination of area studies, placed in an international setting and provides the opportunity to learn a foreign language.
In the English-taught bachelor's programme in International Studies you will study the history, culture, politics and economy of a world region, and you will learn one of the region's languages. You will be able to put world events in perspective by comparing regions in their worldwide context. You will study International Studies at the Faculty of Humanities of Leiden University, one of the leading humanities faculties in continental Europe.
This programme has a workload of 180 ECTS.
IELTS band : 6.5 TOEFL paper-based test score : 570 TOEFL iBT® test : 90
To study at this university, you have to speak English. We advice you totake an IELTS test.
Language test: TOEFL, IELTS, Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English. For details, visit http://internationalstudies.leiden.edu.
Previous education: Dutch VWO diploma or equivalent (for example a German Abitur or an International Baccalaureate) and proficiency in English
Additional language requirements:
No work experience is required.
"The Academic Excellence Scholarship can provide up to a 50 % reduction in tuition per semester. These scholarships will be renewed if the student maintains superior academic performance during each semester of their 3-year Bachelor programme. The scholarship will be directly applied to the student’s tuition fees."
Scholarships for students who are already attending the University of Reading.
The University of Amsterdam aims to attract the world’s brightest students to its international classrooms. Outstanding students from outside the European Economic Area can apply for an Amsterdam Merit Scholarship.
* The scholarships shown on this page are suggestions first and foremost. They could be offered by other organisations than Leiden University.
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