Study Sociology in Netherlands

Study Sociology in Netherlands

Studying Sociology

Sociology deals with studying human society by analysing and investigating it using several methods of empirical research. Sociology is a branch of social science covering topics such as deviance, social stratification, social class, culture, social mobility, law and religion. Sociology is related to disciplines such as anthropology, social psychology, or philosophy.

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Studying in Netherlands

The Netherlands (also known as Holland) was the first non-English-speaking country to offer degrees in English. Therefore, various programmes are taught in English and are very internationally oriented.

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21 Sociology Master's degrees in Netherlands

M.Sc. Leisure Studies

NHTV Breda offers this academic master in Leisure Studies in cooperation with Tilburg University. NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences is the first university of applied sciences in the Netherlands to offer an academic master’s programme.

Master Degrees
M.Sc. Social Policy and Social Interventions

The Social Policy and Social Interventions programme at Utrecht University is characterised not only by its international, comparative perspective but also by its interdisciplinary and multi-method approach. This international interdisciplinary and multi-method approach applies to the research you will conduct as well as in the exploration of professional practices.

Graduate School of Social and Behavioral Sciences
M.Sc. Migration, Ethnic Relations and Multiculturalism

In this Master's programme in Migration, Ethnic Relations and Multiculturalism at Utrecht University, you will focus on questions of high societal significance and policy relevance that relate to: International migration, Integration and cultural identity, Development of ethnic relations, Management of cultural diversity.

Graduate School of Social and Behavioral Sciences
M.Sc. Governance of Migration and Diversity

This Governance of Migration and Diversity specialisation at Erasmus University Rotterdam focuses on migration and diversity as challenges in politics, policies and organisations. This includes but is not limited to understanding the development of migration and migrant incorporation policies per se. 

Faculty of Social Sciences
M.Sc. Sociology: Contemporary Social Problems

As society becomes more complex, the demand for experts continues to expand. In the one-year Sociology: Contemporary Social Problems Master’s programme at Utrecht University, you will be trained to become an expert on one important social theme. You choose one contemporary issue in which you will specialise: Crime and Safety; Internet, Social Media and Networks; Care, Policy and Organisations.

Graduate School of Social and Behavioral Sciences
M.Sc. Sociology and Social Research

How do social networks emerge and develop? How do they affect social capital, trust, and cooperation? What causes inequalities between men and women in the job market? Why do immigrants have higher unemployment rates and lower-paid jobs? In the Sociology and Social Research programme at Utrecht University, you will learn to develop testable explanations of important social phenomena using state-of-the-art social theory, empirical research, and data analysis.

Graduate School of Social and Behavioral Sciences
M.Sc. Youth Studies

Do you want to contribute to the knowledge regarding youth issues, improve the quality of youth welfare and come up with ways to prevent or solve problems that youngsters have? The Master’s programme Youth Studies at Utrecht University will enable you to see beyond the limits of individual fields of study.

Graduate School of Social and Behavioral Sciences
M.Sc. Politics and Society

Do you wonder how political distrust, cultural conflicts and rising support for populist parties can be understood? Are you interested in the influence of media on political attitudes and behavior? This Politics and Society master programme at Erasmus University Rotterdam might be the right choice for you. 

Faculty of Social Sciences
M.Sc. Behavioural and Social Sciences

Are you a talented student in the Behavioural and Social Sciences, wishing to pursue a career as an academic researcher? This Behavioural and Social Sciences Master's programme at the University of Groningen introduces you to the craft of scientific research.

Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences
M.Sc. Sociology

Do you want to learn to understand and explain society by developing advanced research skills opening up policy-making positions in public, private and research institutions? Then this is the right Master’s program for you!

School of Social and Behavioural Sciences
M.Sc. Sociology

Sociology deals with the complex interaction between individuals and their social environment. As a sociologist you understand how complex living in a society can be and you look for solutions. The Sociology programme is offered at the University of Groningen.

Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences
M.Sc. Double Degree Sociology with the University of Trento

This double degree program in Sociology is a two-year Master program (for 120 ECTS) resulting in two academic Master titles, one in Sociology from Tilburg University and one in Sociology and Social Research from the University of Trento. Students spend semester 1 in Tilburg, semesters 2 and 3 in Trento, and semester 4 (including writing the Master's thesis) in Tilburg. The educational program in Trento focuses on political research, social policy and qualitative research.

School of Social and Behavioural Sciences
M.Sc. Sociology: Urban Sociology

Urban Sociology provides you with the analytical tools to understand how conditions in urban environments affect the feelings, ideas, relations, and opportunities of their inhabitants.

Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences