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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  • Jos Vrolijk

    A media enthusiast

    Jos Vrolijk, graduated in Human Geography in 1984.

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  • Rinke Oostra

    A passion for Amsterdam

    Rinke Oostra, graduated in Sociology, Urban Sociology.

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  • Michelle Christensen

    A Well Founded Cross-Disciplinary Approach

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

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  • Kees van der Geest

    All thanks to Saint Nickolas

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

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  • 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

    An overview of the playing field

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

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  • Carmencita Boekhoudt

    Anthropological influences

    Carmencita Boekhoudt graduated in Cultural and Social Anthropology in 1994.

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  • 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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  • Between theory and practice

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

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  • Elianne Schultz

    Coffee break succes

    Ellianne Schultz, graduated in International Development Studies in 2008.

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  • FMG Social Sciences - Barbara v.d. 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 Culturele antropologie - Feye van Olden en Merlijn Michon

    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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  • FMG GSSS Research Master International Development Studies _ Bastian Schnabel

    Contributions to improvements

    Bastian Schnabel graduated in International Development Studies in 2009

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  • Geoff Kees Thompson

    Discover a different path

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

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  • FMG Bachelor Sociologie - Thijs van Dooremalen - New York

    Driven by curiosity

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

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  • Alice Kubo

    Driven by my origin

    Alice Mapenzi Kubo graduated in International Development Studies in 2007.

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  • Samir Bashara

    Eventually I did end up in politics

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

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  • Wouter Rijsman

    Far beyond my expectations

    Wouter Rijsman graduated in Urban Sociology in 2009.

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  • 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 Human Geography - Milos van Leeuwen

    Geography forever!

    Miloš van Leeuwen, graduated in Human Geography in 1997

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  • Bo Janssen

    Go in-depth in Asian social and cultural developments

    Bo Janssen, graduated in Comtemporary Asian Studies in 2012.

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  • Patricia van der Does

    How images can show us another world

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

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  • Femke Roosma

    In love with research

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

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  • FMG Political Science - International Relations - Wessel Catshoek

    In the thick of it

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

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  • Iisa-Maria Tammi

    Issues of development and sustainability

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

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  • FMG Human Geography - Sebastiaan Capel

    It's all about the city

    Sebastiaan Capel graduated in Human Geography in 1999

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  • Martijn Jonker

    Like a kid in a candy store

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

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  • 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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  • Leon van Keulen

    Making conscious choices

    Leon van Keulen, graduated in Urban Studies in 2011.

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  • 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 Planologie - Eline Toes

    Planning in the Netherlands – and the world

    Eline Toes graduated in Urban and Regional Planning in 2009

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  • Dorrit Gruijter

    Pride and satisfaction

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

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  • FMG Sociology - Urban Sociology - Jozefina Milanovski

    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

    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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  • 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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  • FMG - Research Master International Development Studies - 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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  • Joey Bohncke

    Urban and Regional Planning, for sure.

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

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  • FMG Politicologie - Frank Reniers

    Working amid competing forces

    Frank Reniers graduated in Political Sciences in 2007

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  • FMG Cultural and Social Anthropology - Lisa Zitman

    Working in the world

    Lisa Zitman graduated in Cultural and Social Anthropology in 2007

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