This interdisciplinary social science master's programme is focusing on problems of poverty and human development. It deals with key issues and problems of development as well as different theoretical perspectives to increase the student´s understanding of the preconditions for and content of development.
provide students with the background knowledge and concrete skills to understand
assess and work in development-related fields, whether in direct poverty reduction or in other aspects of social and institutional development
Students will acquire a critical social science approach which prepares them for postgraduate studies as well as to make contributions to sustainable human development in a role such as policy makers, trainers or practitioners, in government agencies, private firms and NGOs.