Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology (BSc)
Why Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology in Leiden?
Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology in Leiden is known for its student-centred learning approach and its world’s leading social scientists.
Five reasons to study Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology in Leiden
- Gain relevant knowledge of contemporary issues concerning diversity, social sustainability, and digitising societies;
- Spend a month living with the people you’ll be studying and learn how to conduct fieldwork, which can vary from how nuns experience femininity to the unique challenges faced by fishermen;
- Combine theory with practice by acquiring unique photography and video production skills in order to present your research findings to a broader audience;
- Be part of a highly international classroom, in which all lectures and readings are in English, while tutorials, workshops, fieldwork training, exams, and written assessments are optionally in Dutch or English;
Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology at Leiden University has small-scale tutorials with staff members being extremely accessible.
Study at a world-class university
Leiden University is the oldest university in the Netherlands and enjoys an excellent worldwide reputation built up over more than four centuries. Since 1575 we’ve provided sound personal education for hundreds of thousands of students from all over the world. We’ll do our utmost to give you the best possible support. And if you can and want to do more, we’ll challenge you every step of the way. For many years, we’ve been among the leaders in Dutch university rankings and we are currently to be found in a variety of top international rankings too.
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Studying in Leiden
The Leiden University Study System offers individual support and guidance for the duration of your study. Throughout the curriculum our experienced researchers and teachers will help you reach your full potential by maximising your personal engagement with knowledge and skills.