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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. International Studies is located in The Hague: international city of peace and justice.

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‘International Studies really was the best choice for me! I was expecting a solid programme that looks beyond the borders of politics, history and the economy, but I was surprised to discover that it goes a lot further than that.’

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