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Global Management of Social Issues

Understand and manage international societal challenges by combining insights from human resource studies, organization studies, and sociology.

BSc Global Management of Social Issues

3 years English Starts end of August

The Bachelor's program in Global Management of Social Issues integrates knowledge from three academic fields in the social sciences: human resource studies, organization studies, and sociology, from a cross-cultural and international comparative perspective. You will learn to approach complex societal challenges in an international context from an organizational and management perspective (‘Organizing for Wicked Problems'). You will for example learn how to run projects and to compose teams of experts that work on complex social issues also called ‘wicked problems’.

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  • Bachelor - GMSI - Amber Dekker

    Amber Dekker

    Bachelor's student

    "I wanted to find a study course that would educate me in several different fields. My interests range from sociology to economics and psychology, and I really enjoy taking classes that relate to all those areas."

  • Bachelor - GMSI - Adam Dziedzic

    Adam Dziedzic

    Bachelor's student

    "Perhaps Tilburg is not London or New York City, but it is definitely big enough for you to have a lot of fun, yet small enough for you to accidently bump into someone you know when in Town. Its great!"

  • Bachelors - Leon Oerlemans - Professor GSMI

    Leon Oerlemans


    "We prepare you for working in international contexts with professionals from different cultures and backgrounds."

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Are you and Global Management of Social Issues a match? If you...

  • are interested in Global Issues and want to have an impact on society

  • want to pursue an international career

  • are looking for a challenge, and have an analytical and critical attitude

Then this is the program for you!