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Learn about global history and flows of people, goods and ideas
The MA specialisation History: Global History and International Studies is a unique programme combining approaches from history and the social sciences.
The History department of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam has a long tradition in teaching and researching global relations and international history. Special areas of attention are economic, colonial and postcolonial relations between Western countries and the postcolonial world – including Africa and Southeast Asia.
We also focus on the relations between Europe and the US in the wider context of the Atlantic world and the global impact of changes in Asia and China.
Global History and International Studies is one of the tracks of the master's programme in History. You can also
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To qualify for the master’s programme, you must have a bachelor's degree from an officially recognised research university, including a minimum of three years of full-time academic studies with at least 180 ECTS or the equivalent.
The master’s programme in History is for students with an academic bachelor’s degree in History. You may also qualify if you have an academic bachelor’s degree in another discipline of the Humanities (e.g. Theology, Philosophy) or in Anthropology or Sociology, if you have a major or specialisation equal to a minimum of 30 ECTS in History courses.
EU/EER Student: € 2,168
NON-EU Student: € 16,630
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