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Institute of Development Policy (IOB) of Antwerp University
Belgium
http://www.uantwerp.be/iob
Lange Sint-Annastraat 7

The Institute of Development Policy (IOB) is part of the University of Antwerp (Belgium).

IOB offers three advanced masters in Development Studies:

Why study at IOB?

More relevant than ever

  • Are you interested in migration, human rights, conflict, poverty and inequality in the world?

  • Are you conscious of globalization and climate change?

  • Do you want to contribute to development on a local or global level?

The Institute of Development Policy (IOB) offers high level education for students with the ambition to make a difference. With this knowledge, ideas and skills, IOB stimulates you to become a change agent.

Scholarships available

International and multicultural: IOB welcomes students of no less than 30 nationalities from a variety of academic and professional backgrounds.

IOB graduates can be found among crucial (inter)national development actors, both in research and in international organisations, NGOs and the government.

More information in our Brochure  or in this video

CONTACT INFORMATION
FIELDS OF STUDY
AC
Accounting
AF
Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishery
AR
Archeology
AB
Architecture and Building
AS
Astronomy
BO
Biology
CH
Chemistry
CO
Communications
CS
Computer Science
CA
Culinary Arts
EC
Economics
ESS
Economics & Statistical Sciences
ED
Education
ET
Engineering and Engineering Trades
ES
Environmental Sciences
FA
Fashion
FI
Finance
GE
Geography
HS
Heritage Sciences
HP
Hospitality
IR
International Relations
JI
Journalism and Information
LG
Languages
LW
Law
MG
Management
MP
Manufacturing and Processing
MK
Marketing
MS
Mathematics & Statistics
MC
Medicinal Chemistry & Pharmaceutical Technology
MSD
Medicine, Surgery, & Dentistry
MS
Molecular Sciences
ONPR
Obstetrics, Nursery, Physiotherapy, & Medical Radiology
PA
Performing Arts
PH
Pharmacy
PH
Philosophy
PY
Physics
PS
Political Science
PS
Pyschology
RT
Religion and Theology
SB
Social and Behavioral Science
SO
Sociology
SS
Soil Science
TT
Travel and Tourism
UM
Urban Planning & Land Management
VA
Visual Arts
VD
Visual Design (Graphic Design)
ZO
Zoology

Programmes Offered

Symbols & Programme Name PROGRAMME Degree Level Duration Tuition

Sociology

SO
Sociology
Master in Development Studies Masters 12 months 830€

Student Life

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FAQs

How long does it take to study an advanced master at IOB?

12 months ( mid september 2021- 2022)

How much does it cost to enroll?

The registration fee amounts to 1550 euros (or €350 + €20/ECTS). Students from Least Developed, Low Income and Lower Middle Income Countries (OECD-DAC list of Aid Recipientsresiding in their country of origin at the moment of application, are entitled to a reduction of the registration fee. The registration fee for these students amounts to 830 euros (or €350 + €8/ECTS).

Are there scholarships available?

Yes, there are full schoalrships available for Filipino nationals, more info here

Are there other programmes in English at the University of Antwerp?

Yes, you can find a full list  of all (English) programmes here

What are the admission requirements?

Please have a look here for the admission requirements ( having a Master degree or at least 4Y Ba, proficiency in English, good results, Social science degree or related disciplines)

How do I apply?

Fill in the online application form before the deadline (1st of February 2021 for scholarship/ 1st of April not for scholarship)

Cost of living? Wheather?

Find out more

The three IOB master programmes are structured as follows:

Even though some modules are the same (e.g. Module I), each master has its own focus and expertise: