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Advanced Master programmes in Development Studies

Every year, the Institute is home to some 100 students of more than thirty different nationalities and from diverse academic and professional backgrounds. This creates an extraordinary multicultural and multidisciplinary learning environment.
With backgrounds in economicspolitics and other social sciences, IOB staff bring a multidisciplinary perspective to their teaching, research and policy advisory work

IOB currently offers three one-year Advanced Master programmes in Development Studies. Click the link below to view programme info and the detailed study programme.


The IOB Master programmes in Development Studies are widely recognized, accredited by the Dutch-Flemish accredication organisation NVAO and provide eligibility for entry to PhD programmes in Belgium and other countries worldwide.