Developmental Psychopathology in Education and Child Studies (research)

2 Jahre
1. September. (Studiengänge mit Studienbeginn Februar)

More information about the requirement application can be found on

Informationen zu Studiengebühren

More information about the tuition fees can be found on,1,studiengebuehren.html

Application deadline: EU/EEA students: 15 June (September intake); 1 December (February intake) Non - EU/EEA students: 1 April (September intake); 15 October (February intake)

Worum geht's im Studium

About the master programme Developmental Psychopathology in Education and Child Studies 

You you feel engaged with a particular group of people or society or you have a socially relevant question in m ind which you want to explore? This master's programme enables you to develop a research on a topic of personal preference. Possible topics vary from the fate of LGBT refugees to initiatives of global sustainable tourism, from water management in African gold mines to digitalisation of heritage in Holland, from kickboxing Muslimas to storytelling in the Caribbean.

The programme offers outstanding Field Research and Training support in the Netherlands, Ghana and The Philippines. Hands - on training by experienced staff members from Leiden University speeds up your process of settling in your field site and understanding its research context.

Curriculum and Overview

To provide students with general theoretical knowledge of the discipline and thorough knowledge of culture and society in a certain region, to enable them to analyse the social problems of that region, to report in a academically sound way and to offer advice on po licies; To equip students with the scientific skills required to independently design and execute fundamental and applied research.


  • Global Ethnography provides you the opportunity to develop and conduct a research project at a location of your choice;
  • Sociology of Policy in Practice teaches you to think along with organisations to help them respond to the challenges they are facing in our quickly changing societies;
  • Visual Ethnography offers expanded training in using audio - visual methods for producing contemporary a nthropological research. 

For detailed information on the courses and curricula, see the e - Prospectus:

Job and Career prospects

Graduates of this programme will be well prepared for further studies as a scientific researcher, both within the university (as in PhD programmes) or in other research institutes. To accomplish this, the research master's is explicitly designed to address the topics of research in the institute of Education and Child Studies in order to enable students to participate in ongoing research projects

Do you want to apply for this programme at Leiden University? FInd out how to apply by following the step-by step guide:

About Leiden University

Are you curious, critical and involved in the world around you? At Leiden University, the oldest university in the Netherlands, you can make a valuable contribution to tackling the various national and international challenges facing modern society. Together with academics and fellow students from all over the world, you will actively address these challenges. We keep an open mind, do not shy away from difficult discussions and allow one another the space to disagree. We expect the same active, open - minded and critical attitude from you.

We challenge you to look beyond your own boundaries. Leiden University welcomes anyone who wants to achieve their full potential. Our modest community size in the historical cities of Leiden and The Hague creates a highly personal and committed atmosphere. Together, we map out a learning path that suits you and your ambitions. You will also be encouraged to conduct research in cooperation with eminent and enthusiastic scholars. The knowledge and skills you develop here will benefit you for the rest of your life, regardless of the career path you choose!

contact person: Studyline
phone.: 071 527 11 11

Broschüre per Email zusenden lassen oder Frage stellen!

Hier kannst du uns oder der Universität eine Frage stellen. Damit die Uni dir antworten kann, leiten wir deine Anfrage dorthin weiter. Du erhältst mit unserem monatlichen Newsletter viele Tipps zum Studium. Darüber hinaus geben wir deine Daten nicht weiter.

Ich stimme den Datenschutzbestimmungen zu und habe diese gelesen. (Pflichtfeld)