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History & International Studies

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Bachelor Undergraduate Amsterdam

Course description

Qualification Bachelor of Arts
Field of study Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts
Course summary Learning about the historical origins of global society
Course description How has democracy become a global standard while other types of government are considered 'deviations'? How did decolonization influence the relationship between Europe and Asia? What are the historical origins of global inequality and climate change? History and International Studies is an excellent choice for students interested in learning about the historical origins of our global society from an interdisciplinary perspective. History and International Studies at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam is a unique programme combining approaches from history and the social sciences to understand how societies have been connected throughout history. The programme offers a combination of history courses, modern language units and research skills from the fields of global history and international relations. It is taught by a highly motivated staff, strongly committed to teaching excellence and the learning experience of their students.
Study subjects Courses discuss the history of Europe and the world from antiquity to the present. Students choose electives, organized around themes such as Politics & Economy; Migration & Ethnicity; Culture & Religion or Heritage & Memory. Students can also take courses in modern languages, learn about different approaches from the fields of international relations and global history, and are trained in academic skills. In Year 3, students can study a semester abroad, take an internship or choose a minor.
Course objectives -
ECTS credits 180.00
Duration 36 month(s)
full-time
Language of instruction English
Instruction modes group discussion, group assignment, lecture, individual assignment, literature study, oral presentation, research, research project, research proposal, project, tutorial, working group, self study
Accreditation NVAO

About the institution

Department faculteit Geesteswetenschappen
Information about the institution Ever since it was founded in 1880, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam has been known for its distinctive approach to knowledge. VU is an open organization, strongly linked to people and society.

Admission

Admission requirements
Language requirements
Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English A1
Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English A1
IELTS overall band 6.5
TOEFL internet based 92
TOEFL paper based 580
Professional experience required -
Duration 36 month(s)
full-time
Application deadlines
Start date EU/EEA Students Non-EU/EEA students
1 Sep 2020 1 May 2020 1 Apr 2020
Tuition fees
Year EU/EEA Non-EU/EEA Institutional
No tuition fees available.

In short, the following rules apply:

  • The “EU/EEA rate” is the regular fee for students from within the EU/EEA.
  • The “non-EU/EEA rate” is the rate for students from outside the EU/EEA.
  • The “institutional rate” is for all students who have already obtained a bachelor’s or master’s degree and who want to start a second programme leading to a degree at the same level or at a lower level.
  • Note that FT, PT and D stand for "full-time", "part-time" and "dual", respectively.

Make sure you contact your institution to find out what rate applies to you. The rates listed here are estimates.

Scholarships

Fulbright grant, Holland Scholarship, Orange Tulip Scholarship Programme - Neso Brazil, Orange Tulip Scholarship Programme - Neso China, Orange Tulip Scholarship Programme - Neso Indonesia, Orange Tulip Scholarship Programme - Neso Korea, Orange Tulip Scholarship Programme - Neso Mexico, Orange Tulip Scholarship Programme - Neso Russia, Orange Tulip Scholarship Programme - Neso Thailand, Orange Tulip Scholarship Programme - Neso Vietnam, Orange Tulip Scholarship Programme China, Orange Tulip Scholarship Programme Korea, Orange Tulip Scholarship Programme Taiwan, Oranje Tulip Scholarship - Brazilië, Oranje Tulip Scholarship - Indonesë, VU Fellowship Programme

For more scholarships, visit: www.grantfinder.nl

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Contact

Contact information for the study programme

studievoorlichting

contact@vu.nl

Rosa Vijftigschild

bachelors.hum@vu.nl

Studiekeuze Fgw

studiekeuze.fgw@vu.nl

Contact information for the institution

studievoorlichting

study info

contact@vu.nl

Telephone number (020) 598 5000
Course website -
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