History of Society

In the master specialisation Global History and International Relations in Rotterdam you will be looking for answers to cutting-edge questions on historical processes of globalisation, international relations and cultural encounters.

How did the United States influence Dutch popular culture and technology in the 20th century?

What do diplomatic papers and human rights reports tell us about World War II and the Soviet Union stimulating nationalistic passions in Yugoslavia?

How can we trace the roots of the Arab spring back to social, economic and geopolitical developments during the Cold War?

Why do rising economies like China and India currently challenge military, political and economic power in the world?

This master is a top educational programme which has been voted the best history master in the Netherlands by students (as published in the Dutch magazine Elsevier and also by the Keuzegids 2015).