Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology (BSc)
Want to understand the complexities of today’s gender issues, social media use, food habits, social justice movements, labour relations or religious expressions? Then join our international bachelor's programme in Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology and get insight into people's social and cultural differences!
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Why study Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology?
Our international bachelor's programme in Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology challenges you to explore cultural diversity by seeing the world through other people’s eyes. You will be challenged to dive deep into topics that move you, from climate change to racism, homelessness, or child labour, to name but a few.
At Leiden, there’s also more to being an anthropologist than just reading about people or talking to political elites. We offer a unique mix of theory and practice, with students conducting fieldwork, doing internships, and producing films in the Netherlands and abroad.
Why in Leiden?
Choose our international bachelor's programme in Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology at Leiden and you will:
- Explore the impact of diversity, digitalisation, and sustainability on people's daily lives;
- Learn how to conduct fieldwork and live with the people you’re studying;
- Be part of a diverse and international cohort!
Learn more about studying Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology in Leiden here.
This programme is definitely for you if..
- You often wonder why people differ from each other;
- You want to learn why people behave the way they do;
- You empathise with and want to help individuals, groups, and communities affected by pressing issues;
- You are interested in photography and film as research methods;
- You relish the challenge of developing an independent mindset.
See here for information on admission and application.