Graduate School of Social Sciences

Alumni testimonials

Are you curious about the career prospects after graduating from a Bachelor's or Master's programme in the social sciences? Take a look below for testimonials written by our alumni. You can also use the filter options on the left hand side for searching through the list.

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  • Alice Kubo

    Alice Mapenzi Kubo: 'The choise for this master's programme was driven by my origin'

    Alice Mapenzi Kubo graduated in International Development Studies in 2007.

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  • Andrea Teftedarija

    Andrea Teftedarija: 'My career is like a box of chocolates'

    Andrea Teftedarija, graduated in Political Science: International Relations in 2007.

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  • FMG Social Sciences - Barbara v.d. Ent

    Barbara van der Ent: 'Communicating with society'

    Barbara van der Ent graduated in Sociology (Bachelor’s) in 2012 and Social Sciences (Research master's) in 2015

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  • FMG GSSS Research Master International Development Studies _ Bastian Schnabel

    Bastian Schnabel: 'My contributions to improvements'

    Bastian Schnabel graduated in International Development Studies in 2009

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  • Between theory and practice

    Mart Scheepers, graduated in Conflict Resolution and Governance in 2010.

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  • Boris Dongelmans

    Boris Dongelmans: 'The power of anthropology depends on good quality research'

    Boris Dongelmans, graduated in Cultural and Social Anthropology, specialisation Anthropology of China, and Organisational Anthropology, in 1997.

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  • Carmencita Boekhoudt

    Carmencita Boekhoudt: 'Purely out of interest'

    Carmencita Boekhoudt graduated in Cultural and Social Anthropology in 1994.

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  • Dorrit Gruijter

    Dorrit Gruijters: 'My Pride and satisfaction'

    Dorrit Gruijters, graduated in Urban and Regional Planning, in 1989.

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  • FMG - Research Master International Development Studies - Eline Peters

    Eline Peters: 'To do and not to do'

    After a bachelor at University College Maastricht, I was looking for a master programme where I could combine my interest in law, society and development issues. The Research Master in International Development Studies gave me the opportunity to ...

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  • FMG Planologie - Eline Toes

    Eline Toes: 'Planning in the Netherlands – and the world'

    Eline Toes graduated in Urban and Regional Planning in 2009

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  • Elianne Schultz

    Ellianne Schultz: 'Coffee breaks led me to succes'

    Ellianne Schultz, graduated in International Development Studies in 2008.

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  • Femke Roosma

    Femke Roosma: 'In love with research'

    Femke Roosma graduated in the Research Master's Social Sciences in 2011.

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  • FMG Politicologie - Frank Reniers

    Frank Reniers: 'Working amid competing forces'

    Frank Reniers graduated in Political Sciences in 2007

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  • Geoff Kees Thompson

    Geoff Thompson: 'Dare to discover a different path'

    Geoff Thompson, graduated in Urban and Regional Planning, 2009.

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  • Iisa-Maria Tammi

    Iida-Maria Tammi: 'This degree allowed me to focus on issues of development and sustainability'

    Iida-Maria Tammi, graduated in International Development Studies in 2014.

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  • Joey Bohncke

    Joey Bohncke: 'Urban and Regional Planning, for me, for sure'

    Joey Bohncke, graduated in Urban Planning, Urban and Regional Planning in 2005

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  • Jos Vrolijk

    Jos Vrolijk: 'I'm an absolute media enthusiast'

    Jos Vrolijk, graduated in Human Geography in 1984.

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  • FMG Sociology - Urban Sociology - Jozefina Milanovski

    Jozefina Milanovski: 'Being a social scientist in a techno world'

    Jozefina Milanovski graduated in Interdisciplinary Social Sciences (Bachelor) in 2011, Urban Sociology (Master's) and Political Communication (Master's) in 2013

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  • Karen van Vliet

    Karen van Vliet: 'Sociology proved to be valuable and useful'

    Karen van Vliet graduated in Sociology: Comparative Organisation and Labour Studies (UvA) and Offshore Engineering (Delft University of Technology) in 2014.

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  • Karin Wesselink

    Karin Wesselink: 'Anthropology is an attitude'

    Karin Wesselink, graduated in Cultural and Social Anthropology in 2002, and Utrecht School of Journalism.

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  • Kees van der Geest

    Kees van der Geest: 'All thanks goes to Saint Nickolas'

    Kees van der Geest, graduated in Human Geography, specialisation Environment and Development in 2002.

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  • Leon van Keulen

    Leon van Keulen: 'Making conscious choices'

    Leon van Keulen, graduated in Urban Studies in 2011.

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  • Lieve de Coninck

    Lieve de Coninck: 'Fascinated and challenged by teaching'

    Lieve de Coninck graduated in Cultural Anthropology and Non-Western Sociology in 2009

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  • FMG Cultural and Social Anthropology - Lisa Zitman

    Lisa Zitman: 'Working in the world'

    Lisa Zitman graduated in Cultural and Social Anthropology in 2007

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  • Martijn Jonker

    Martijn Jonker: 'Feeling like a kid in a candy store'

    Martijn Jonker, graduated in Human Geography and Urban and Regional Planning in 1988.

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  • FMG Culturele antropologie - Feye van Olden en Merlijn Michon

    Merlijn Michon & Feye van Olden: 'Community Calculus: making neighbourhoods add up'

    Merlijn Michon graduated in Cultural Anthropology in 2003 Feye van Olden graduated in Cultural Anthropology in 2005

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  • Michelle Christensen

    Michelle Christensen: 'Let yourself be lead by what you feel passionate about'

    Michelle Christensen, graduated in Sociology: Gender, Sexuality and Society in 2008.

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  • FMG Human Geography - Milos van Leeuwen

    Miloš van Leeuwen: 'For me it is: Geography forever!'

    Miloš van Leeuwen, graduated in Human Geography in 1997

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  • Patricia van der Does

    Patricia van der Does: 'Images can show us another world'

    Patricia van der Does, graduated in Cultural and Social Anthropology in 1992.

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  • Rinke Oostra

    Rinke Oostra: 'My passion for Amsterdam'

    Rinke Oostra, graduated in Sociology, Urban Sociology.

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  • FMG Politicologie - Internationale Betrekkingen - Robin Pistorius

    Robin Pistorius: 'We do well to take life as it comes'

    Robin Pistorius graduated in Economic and Social History in 1990 and conferred a doctorate (PhD) in Political Science (International Relations) in1999

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  • Ruth van Zorge

    Ruth van Zorge: 'Linking research with interventions, bringing Applied Medical Anthropology into practice'

    Ruth van Zorge graduated in Medical Anthropology and Sociology.

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  • Samir Bashara

    Samir Bashara: 'Eventually I did end up in politics'

    Samir Bashara, graduated in Sociology: Cultural Sociology in 2007.

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  • FMG Human Geography - Sebastiaan Capel

    Sebastiaan Capel: 'It's all about my city'

    Sebastiaan Capel graduated in Human Geography in 1999

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  • Sjef van Stiphout: 'An intellectual challenge'

    Sjef van Stiphout graduated in Social Sciences (Reseach Master) in 2010.

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  • FMG Politicologie - Internationale Betrekkingen - Taco de Ruiter

    Taco de Ruiter: 'I keep an overview of the playing field'

    Taco de Ruiter graduated in Political Science: International Relations in 2013

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  • FMG Bachelor Sociologie - Thijs van Dooremalen - New York

    Thijs van Dooremalen: 'Driven by curiosity'

    Thijs van Dooremalen graduated in Social Sciences (Research master's) in 2011

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  • FMG Political Science - International Relations - Wessel Catshoek

    Wessel Catshoek: 'Get a work placement overseas and work your way up the ladder!'

    Wessel Catshoek graduated in Political Science (Bachelor 's) in 2007 and Political Science:International Relations (Master 's) in 2008.

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  • Wouter Rijsman

    Wouter Rijsman: 'Far beyond my expectations'

    Wouter Rijsman graduated in Urban Sociology in 2009.

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