A Bachelor degree in the Social Sciences, for example Sociology, Psychology or Organization Studies
English Language proficiency:
- Academic IELTS: minimum score of 6.5
- TOEFL Internet based: minimum of 90
- Cambridge: CPA or CAE
For more information on entry requirements, please visit the program website.
Months of entry
The Master in Sociology is an English-taught program that focuses on the analysis of issues relating to social cohesion, for example, populism, social contacts, solidarity.
Students of the Master’s program are taught to translate social problems into sociological research questions and analyze them with the aid of theories and advanced research methods. Students will also learn to evaluate policy and to derive policy solutions from results of sociological analyses.
Information for international students
Tilburg University is a vibrant community of students who represent over 100 nationalities.
We offer a number of excellent support services specifically designed for international students. These include:
- Personal guidance through the application process
- Help in finding accommodation
- Immigration services
- Tilburg Orientation Program for newly arrived students
- Buddy system for international students
Fees and funding
Tilburg University provides a number of scholarships for outstanding and highly motivated international students who have been admitted to a Master’s program. You can find short descriptions of the available scholarships on our website.
Please note that the number of scholarships are limited and mainly targeted at students with an excellent academic background and grades.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Fernanda Guimaraes