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Social Sciences

Made in Belgium. Developed for export. Starting from September 2016, the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and Ghent University join academic forces to offer you the runway launching your cosmopolitan future: the Bachelor of Science in Social Sciences (BScSS). Because even leading global citizens are made at a specific place, at a specific time. The BScSS was carefully designed to bring the best of sociology, political science and communication Studies together in a unique English taught bachelor programme. And when the best of the best collide, a challenging yet rewarding curriculum takes shape.

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An invaluable base camp.

The BScSS is an internationally accredited programme, meticulously developed by two well ranked universities. You have ample options afterwards to enter Master programmes at the UGhent, the Vrije Universiteit Brussel or abroad. Studying in the capital of Europe, enjoying guest lectures from people in the field, will definitely expand your network for future internships and jobs.

What’s Your Next Move?

Picture this: you aced your final exams. You receive your bachelor diploma. You’re as proud as can be - and you should. But what’s next? What you mustn’t do: worry. Because you’d be surprised just how many opportunities are waiting out there for you.

Your diploma grants you immediate access to many Master programmes taught abroad. Just one of many possible next stops for you: the UNICA-network, the association of universities located in European capitals.

Another smart move to consider: pursuing your academic career in one of the available English taught Master programmes at the Ghent University or the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. You can join, either directly or via a short preparatory programme:

At the VUB:

Moreover, some Dutch taught Master programs are also available to you after completion of the BScSS - given of course that you meet the language requirements:

At the Ghent University:

  • Master of Science in de communicatiewetenschappen - afstudeerrichting communicatiemanagement
  • Master of Science in de communicatiewetenschappen - afstudeerrichting film- en televisiestudies
  • Master of Science in de communicatiewetenschappen - afstudeerrichting journalistiek
  • Master of Science in de communicatiewetenschappen - afstudeerrichting nieuwe media en maatschappij
  • Master of Science in de EU-studies
  • Master of Science in de politieke wetenschappen - afstudeerrichting internationale politiek
  • Master of Science in de politieke wetenschappen - afstudeerrichting nationale politiek
  • Master of Science in de sociologie

At the VUB:

Social Sciences

socialsciences@vub.ac.be

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