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The International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) is an international graduate school of policy-oriented critical social science. It brings together students and teachers from the Global South and the North in a European environment.

Established in 1952 as the International Institute of Social Studies by Dutch universities and the Netherlands Ministry of Education it does research, teaching and public service in the field of development studies and international cooperation. ISS located in The Hague: 'The World’s Legal Capital'. Since 2009 ISS is part of Erasmus University Rotterdam. 


Student Life

International Day at ISS

ISS graduation day

Sports Day

Why study at ISS?

Study trips all over Europe!

Available Programmes

Bookmark Course Programme Degree Level Duration Tuition
Social & Behavioral Science MA in Development Studies Masters 15.5 17,500 Euros


Please visit our dedicated FAQ page for incoming students via -


Kortenaerkade 12 2518 AX The Hague

The Netherlands