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In their third and final year, International Studies students are challenged to translate their academic knowledge and skills into practical advice and to develop consultancy competences during the Practising International Studies course (PRINS).

Creating Practical Impact

PRINS is a twelve-week consultancy case competition, where teams of students analyse real life cases and problems presented by organizational leaders that operate in international environments. Participating organisations represent a wide range of sectors; NGO's, companies and governmental organisations. Past collaborators include Samsung, The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Starbucks, Google, Otra Cosa Network, OECD- NAEC, OPCW, the NN Group and Partos.

The PRINS experience

Watch the video below to find out more about the PRINS experience according to students and participating organisations.

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For more information about connecting with the BA International Studies programme, participating in the Practicing International Studies course, or exploring possibilities for hiring BA International Studies students as interns, please take a look at For Organisations or contact Dr. Maria Gabriela Palacio LudeƱa or Dr. Sarita Koendjbiharie directly.

For more information on the BA International Studies programme, take a look at the the programme's website.

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