Institute of Development Policy


The Institute of Development Policy offers the following micro-credentials:

For programme information and application information, please click the above links.

Tuition fee

The tuition fee amounts to 350€ + 80€/ECTS. This means that the total tuition fee amounts to:

  • Theories of development: 990€
  • Gender and development: 590€
  • Global finance for development: 990€
  • Qualitative data analysis: 590€
  • The political ecology of sustainable development and green economy: 590€

Applicants from an (IOB) institutional partner university can obtain a waiver for the fee. For more information about IOB's institutional partnerships, please contact

Included: This fee includes (partial) enrolment at the University of Antwerp and all basic course material needed.

Deadlines for application

non-EU applicants
EU applicants
Theories of development
1 July
15 August
Qualitative data analysis
1 July
15 August
The political ecology of sustainable development and green economy
1 September
1 November
Global finance for development
1 September
1 November
Gender and development
15 January
15 February

The IOB/University of Antwerp does not issue a letter of acceptance and does not interfere in visa applications (if applicable). Non-EU applicants cannot obtain a visa based on a registration for a micro-credential.