European Studies - English - 4 years - Full-time

The interdisciplinary nature of ES, combined with your own choices for specialisation, electives and minors opens up a wide range of options when you graduate. Most graduates pursue careers in management, marketing, communications, public relations or policy advice in political organisations, both in non-profit organisations or business. However, a growing number of ES alumni are also enrolling on master’s programmes to take their studies to the next level.

At work

ES prepares you for a wide range of jobs, giving you an advantage in a labour market, which is in dire need of interdisciplinary professionals skilled at working in an international environment. Whether you’re looking to change the world through politics or an NGO, or make it big in business, ES will get you started. You might become a lobbyist, trying to stimulate change in the European Parliament, or you could work for one of the organisations and institutions that are trying to influence. You could fundraise for a non-profit organisation or do social media marketing for a private business. Once you graduate from ES, you’ll be ready for just about anything and you’ll have the skills to adapt to a rapidly changing labour market. 

What will you become
Account Manager
Business Development Analyst
Compliance Officer
Consular Officer
Corporate Communications Officer
Event Planner
Lobbyist
Marketing Coordinator
Online Marketeer
Parliamentary Assistant
Social Media Marketing Officer
Policy Officer
Political Advisor
Public Relations Officer
Project Leader
Recruitment Officer
Sales Manager
Small Business Owner
Social Media Coordinator

Continue studying

An increasing number of ES graduates continue their education. An ES bachelor graduate has a range of possibilities. A few examples of the types of master’s programmes followed by ES alumni:
  • International relations
  • Political sciences
  • European Union studies
  • Public administration
  • Law
  • Communication
  • Marketing
  • Master of business administration

Outside the Netherlands, ES students following a master after graduation have gone on to study at places like Coventry University, King’s College, the College of Europe, the London School of Economics, Sciences Po Lille, Johns Hopkins and many more. You should note that some universities in the Netherlands require you to follow a pre-master course after graduating from THUAS.  There are, of course, exceptions, so make sure you check the entry requirements for each master programme carefully.

Need help making a decision

We would like to help you make the right decision

It takes a bit of thought and research to find the right programme. The Hague University of Applied Sciences organizes various activities throughout the year to give you the best possible idea of the various study’s offered. You also learn what it’s like to study at THUAS. This way, you can click on the registration button without a doubt in mind. Or you’ll know for certain it’s not right for you. 

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