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Security Studies (BSc)

Why Leiden University?

Technological and social developments have led to the increasing scale and impact of safety and security risks. This programme is for you if you want to contribute to strategic solutions to these urgent, complex issues, for society and organisations.

4 reasons why you should study Security Studies in The Hague

  • You study with leading academics and guest lecturers in a highly international programme.
  • You study in The Hague, perhaps the best place in Europe to study security issues!
  • You have the opportunity to study abroad, do an internship, or round out your studies with a minor or electives during your 3rd year – the choice is yours.
  • You gain all the career-enhancing academic, practical and presentation skills necessary to joining the workforce, or going on to Master’s study.

Study at the Faculty of Governance and Global Affairs

The Faculty of Governance and Global Affairs (FGGA) is Leiden University’s youngest faculty, launched in response to increasingly urgent socio-cultural issues. The FGGA is an internationally acclaimed academic knowledge hub that studies world-wide issues from the perspectives of governance, politics, law, sociology and economics. FGGA is active in its quest for multidisciplinary academic networks; through its academic institutes and knowledge centres, FGGA contributes to far-reaching socio-cultural debates.

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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