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Study programme

When deciding what to study you undoubtedly read a lot of information about your study programme. Leiden University employs various systems to provide information about programmes and courses and to facilitate communication between lecturers and students.

The Prospectus contains information about all the courses within your study programme. Here you can find all you need to know about your programme. Via the online learning environment Brightspace you can communicate with your lecturers and submit assignments.

The International Studies program starts from fresh theoretical insights and actual, current processes of global change. Globalization and integration are crucial aspects of today’s world, but they are only part of the picture. This program takes a special interest in the relationship, the encounters between global institutions, policies and ideas on the one hand and regional, national, and local ones on the other. 

It is the complexity of this interconnectedness which is at the core of our curriculum – in politics, in economics, and in culture (primarily understood as the variety in collective beliefs, perceptions and behavior, without which political change is incomprehensible). Our MA  program discusses this relationship synchronically and diachronically, across time and space. 

For detailed information about this study programme, please consult the e-Prospectus.

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