Multiple students having a break

International Sociology

Study the relationship between individuals, groups and society, learn to understand social problems, and specialize in the analysis of social phenomena in the modern world by choosing one of two majors: 'Culture in comparative perspective' or 'Social risks in a changing world'.

BSc International Sociology

3 years English Starts end of August

The Bachelor's program in International Sociology focuses on the dynamics between man and society. You study social themes such as migration, poverty and inequality, and cultural differences, while connecting these themes to politics and policy. Depending on your ambitions and interests, in your second year you make a choice of two specializations: 'Culture in comparative perspective' or 'Social risks in a changing world'.

On Campus if we can | Online because we can
International students

in the program


to choose from

research projects

to work on

Short overview of BSc International Sociology

Program and courses
Why this program in Tilburg?
After your Bachelor's
Application and admission
Tuition fees and monthly cost of living
Other programs you might like
Campus tour

Compact and green campus

Discover our compact and green campus where everything is within a walking distance: state-of-the-art study facilities, different restaurants, and an excellent sports center. 

Take the virtual 360º Campus Tour
  • Subeh Chowdhury

    Subeh Chowdhury

    Bachelor's student

    "About a year ago, I didn’t even know about Tilburg University but now I feel like I couldn’t be in a better place. Tilburg is the next best thing to being home!"

  • Thomas

    Thomas van Gasteren

    Bachelor's student

    "The number of people studying sociology is relatively small, which means that you quickly get to know each other. There’s also a lot of room to ask questions in class."

  • Bas Pijnappel

    Bas Pijnappel

    Bachelor's student

    "Sociology is a broad program. In the first year, you also follow courses of other disciplines, such as psychology and economics."

All information in one brochure

Download one clear package with information about: program content, admission requirements, career prospects, housing and immigration matters, and much more.

Create your personalized brochure

Students sharing their favorite campus moments: #wearetilburguniversity

Are you and International Sociology a match? If you...

  • are interested in people and society, and social issues

  • analytical with a broad interest

Then this is the program for you!