Students at their graduation ceremony

Career prospects Double degree in Sociology: Bamberg - Tilburg

As a graduate of the Double degree program in Sociology with the University of Bamberg, you may be employed as researcher, policy officer, advisor or management team member. You could work in the field of labor and employment, culture, welfare, recreation, entertainment, or health care.

Knowledge and skills

You will be able to make a substantial contribution to the analysis of and solutions to the social problems of today. With your unique international experience, and two full Master's degrees, your prospects on the job market will be very favorable. 

Recent placements include:

  • Policy Officer at Ministerie van Veiligheid en Justitie
  • Health care research | Primary care | Data-analist | NIVEL
  • Researcher - Advisor at PON, research organization in the social and cultural domain
  • Junior researcher at Mulier Institute
  • Project manager at Tilburg University
  • Researcher in regional identities in North-Brabant at Tilburg University
  • Journalist at BN de Stem
  • Teacher Secondary School
  • Policy advisor Catharina Hospital

Alumni facts

  • 82% would choose the program again at Tilburg University
  • 70% of our alumni find a job within 6 months after graduation
  • Gross monthly income: €2.519

Source: National Alumni Survey, 2021 | n = 11

Become a teacher

Are you passionate about sharing your knowledge with others? If you are a Dutch graduate, you can take an educational post-Master after your Master’s program and become a teacher in Secondary School.

After your Master's

Your transition to the labor market

We help you prepare for your transition to the labor market by offering a number of career services:

  • Coaching, support and training courses offered by our Student Career Services to improve your employability and communication skills.

  • Dedicated Career Services Officers who can give you individual career guidance or help you to find interesting and relevant internships.

  • Familiarize yourself with the labor market and meet potential employers by participating in several career events, which are organized every year in collaboration with the study associations.

  • To those who wish to discover and develop their entrepreneurial talent, we offer education and support services.

More on our Career Services

More on our Entrepreneurship services

Working in the Netherlands after graduation

After obtaining a Master’s degree in the Netherlands, non-EEA students can apply for a residence permit under the Orientation Year for Highly Educated Persons’ scheme. This allows you to spend a period of up to twelve months in the Netherlands to find employment.

Interested in the Double degree in Sociology: Bamberg - Tilburg?

Check your eligibility and the deadlines for application