Management of International Social Challenges, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
  • Tuition
    Tuition (Full programme)
    Tuition (Full programme)
  • English (take IELTS)
  • Overview
  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding


Are you interested in solving social problems that transcend national borders? Learn more about the Bachelor in Management of International Social Challenges at Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Are you interested in understanding how immigration and ethnic diversity affect city life? Do you want to contribute to sustainable water management practices across national boundaries? Do you want to contribute to safeguarding food safety when food products are produced and processed in various places across the world? If so, this programme is the one for you! You will encounter various subjects relevant to international challenges addressed in public administration, sociology, management, law, economics and international relations. Our educational method of Problem-Based Learning (PBL) will challenge you to apply academic theories to concrete problems and will help you to study more effectively.


Accredited by: NVAO in: Netherlands

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Programme internationalization:

    This programme has a workload of 180 ECTS.

    Diploma requirements

    As a rule, you are eligible to apply for our bachelor programmes if you have obtained or will obtain a vwo diploma or its foreign equivalent, i.e., a diploma of pre-academic education (secondary school or high school). International Baccalaureate (IB) and European Baccalaureate (EB) diplomas are the international equivalents of national secondary school diplomas.

    Letter of motivation

    Apart from your marks, the Admissions Board also consider your motivation to join a particular programme. The motivation letter must be 1 A4 page maximum. You are expected to write your letter in English and address it to the Admissions Board. Do not forget to state your full name and date of birth at the top of your motivation letter.

    CV / Resume

    Your Curriculum Vitae or Resume allows you to list your educational career and work experience you obtained so far. A CV should not exceed two pages. If you do not have any professional experience, don't worry, many of your future group mates are in the same situation. You might want to add involvement with NGO’s and extra-curricular activities next to your school.

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    Tuition Fee Per Full Programme

    • EUR 6300 International
    • EUR 2006 EU/EEA


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