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The Institute of Development Policy (IOB – UAntwerp) offers three advanced Master programmes in Development Studies for students from all over the world
30 full scholarships available!
Why study at IOB, University of Antwerp?
- IOB offers an affordable registration fee and several scholarship opportunities.
- IOB students experience the world in their classroom, with students coming from more than 30 different countries and with diverse academic and professional backgrounds.
- IOB offers international research internships
- IOB is a multidisciplinary academic institution
- IOB offers policy-oriented education based on the latest scientific insights related to several development challenges.
- IOB focuses on analysing development policy as a multi-actor process, and engages in policy advisory work.
- Tackle the great challenges of our time: migration, climate and environment and more equal distribution of wealth through trade, global value chains and labour markets
- Study the opportunities of inclusive development at the interface of global and local development processes
- Assess policy and programme interventions and the role of public and private actors therein.
- Assess the strenghts and weaknesses of the development paradigms and the role of external actors in that respect.
- Attain a better understanding of implementation, monitoring and evaluation of development policies and programmes.
- Analyse the interaction between national institutions, local politics and external actors.
- Analyse governance in the interaction between the dynamics at the national level and the local level.
- Attain a better understanding of the processes of state formation, state failure and state reconstruction.
- Explore the issues of governance and development against the background of violent conflict and the challenge of post-conflict state reconstruction.
- IOB graduates mostly work in the government sector, parliaments, inter/supranational organisations, national and international NGOs, higher education/research, and bi- or multilateral donor agencies.