SDC teaches in courses in different Bachelor and Master programmes of Wageningen University. It also provides numerous courses for PhD candidates. The educational aim of SDC  is to teach about cutting-edge analysis of in the field of development studies, political ecology, anthropology of law and crisis and disaster studies. SDC accompanies this with sound methodological training and exposure to empirical research. SDC has a distinctively critical-constructive and politically engaged approach towards education. SDC teaching is rooted in its own research. In this way it (re)connects student learning with the empirical reality we live in.

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Educational programmes and courses

Many SDC courses are part of the BSc Internationale Ontwikkelingsstudies (in Dutch) and MSc International Development Studies (in English). In addition SDC also teaches in specific specializations of other bachelor and master programmes of the Wageningen University:

Bachelor programmes and specializations

Master programmes and specializations

Bachelor Minors

SDC is involved in two BSc minors. These sets of courses of 24 ECTS provide the student with a kind of coherency and profundity. For more information on Minors within Wageningen University, visit the BSc Minor Website.

For information on our specific minors: