Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology (BSc)
Would you like to create an extra challenge for yourself? The international bachelor's programme in Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology gives you plenty of room to do so.
The Honours College offers extra education alongside your regular studies. Together with other curious students, you are being challenged to look beyond the borders of your own studies. You will be taught in small groups in which there is much room for personal attention, and you will get in contact with students from all kinds of disciplines. There is often room to do research or an internship. You will develop many skills and grow on both a personal and an academic level. Read more about the different (faculty) tracks of the Honours College.
Bachelor Honours Classes
Honours Classes are courses you can follow besides your Bachelor study. They are about complex scientific and social topics. You will learn new skills and work together with ca. 20 students from different disciplines and universities, including international students. You will learn to look at topics from different perspectives and cultures. Read more about Bachelor Honours Classes.
Choose challenging electives
You can choose from a series of electives offered by the Institute of Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology or by other institutes. These allow you to broaden or deepen your study.
Interested in Art? The Academy of Creative and Performing Arts (ACPA) offers electives in visual arts, music or music philosophy. As a student of Leiden University, you can choose electives, compile a minor (30 EC) or a package of art electives of 15 EC. See here for more information.
Study anywhere in the world for a semester
Within the programme in Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology you are encouraged to study abroad for a semester or do an internship in a museum, company, NGO or fund-raising organisation in the Netherlands, Africa or Asia. Our study-abroad and internship coordinator will help you make the right choices, give you practical advice and arrange for a staff member to act as your supervisor. Click here for more information on studying abroad.