International Relations and Organisations (BSc)
It might seem far away, but the end of your studies is often sooner than you think. Luckily, the International Relations and Organisations (IRO) specialisation provides the ideal basis for continued academic education and a professional career.
What do you have to offer as a graduate of political science? What kind of jobs do you find political scientists in? Read more about this here:
What are the possibilities with your bachelor’s degree?
If you have completed International Relations and Organisations (IRO), you will receive a bachelor's degree. However, your academic education is not yet complete. Do you want to develop yourself further as a political scientist, do you cherish scientific ambitions, or do you want to make a stronger impression on the labor market? Then we recommend a master's degree.
How do we help with the transition to the job market?
Leiden University helps to make your transition to the job market as smooth as possible. These are the services we are offering you:
On the LU Career Zone you will find more information about positions and employers where graduates have gone to work. You (as a student) can also take various tests to discover what suits you best, for example the career choice test and the competence test.
You can contact our Career Service for questions and advice about, for example, choices during your studies or preparing for your future. In addition, the Career Service organizes various lectures and information markets, where you can, for example, have your CV or LinkedIn profile checked or have your LinkedIn photo taken.
Via the mentor network you can be linked to alumni who work in the field that you find interesting and who can give you tips and advice.
The study association SPIL organizes career days where various lectures are held and workshops are given to get a better idea of how things work on the job market.