Master International Development Studies

Are you interested in worldwide processes of development and change? Do you want to know more about how people make a living, how households deal with food security issues and how people are affected by environmental issues? Then this is the programme for you.

In the two year MSc programme of International Development Studies you learn not only to understand processes of social transformation, but also how to inegrate and share your knowledge. In addition, you learn to include the diverging views of various stakeholders, as well as how to work in multidisciplinary teams.

Master International Development Studies

Programme International Development Studies

On the Programme of International Development Studies page you can find the general outline of the programme and more detailed information about courses, theses and internships. You can also read more about the Background of the programme.


Within the master programme you can choose one of the following Specialisations to meet your personal interests.

Student experiences

The best way to get to know a place is by getting to know the people. Students share their experiences with you about the master programme and student life in Wageningen on the page Student experiences.

Future career

What are your possibilities after graduating? Read more about Career perspectives and opportunities after finishing the programme.

Application and admission

Interested in taking part in the programme of International Development Studies? Find out more about the specific Admission requirements and the application procedures.

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Get into personal contact with one of the representatives of Wageningen University & Research. Learn more about all the possibilities.

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