Masters Programs in Education in Netherlands 2020

Education is a vital part of human life. In our society, good education builds and gives strength to a strong community. If you feel that you would like to contribute to the educational world, share your knowledge with others, and use your skills and imagination to improve schooling, then you should choose a Masters degree in Education. The Netherlands offers a diverse and exciting cultural enviro… Read more

Education is a vital part of human life. In our society, good education builds and gives strength to a strong community. If you feel that you would like to contribute to the educational world, share your knowledge with others, and use your skills and imagination to improve schooling, then you should choose a Masters degree in Education. The Netherlands offers a diverse and exciting cultural environment and the highest level of learning to help you pursue a Masters degree in Education.

The Netherlands has a binary system of education - research universities and universities of applied sciences. Depending on which field of the Education studies is of interest to you (Creative Pedagogy, Educational Philosophy and Psychology, Critical Pedagogy, Concept Learning or Learning Theory), you can concentrate on either theory or more practical studies. If you want to study in English, you would be glad to know that Netherlands has the largest offer of English-based programs in continental Europe.

A high-level professional in Educational studies needs to be open-minded and creative. Netherlands will offer you a multicultural and exciting environment, where you can meet different people as well as master the theories. Take a look through the links below and find a masters program in the Netherlands that suits you best!

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Protestant Theological University
Amsterdam, Netherlands +1 More

The Master of Theology is an English-taught intensive master’s programme, accredited by the Dutch-Flemish accreditation organisation. It starts in September each academic year ... +

The Master of Theology is an English-taught intensive master’s programme, accredited by the Dutch-Flemish accreditation organisation. It starts in September each academic year and lasts for one year (60 ECTS). -
MA
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Erasmus University Rotterdam - Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences
Rotterdam, Netherlands

Are you interested in youth, families and schools with multiple and complex urban problems? Become a policy-maker, consultant or researcher by enrolling in the Master’s progra ... +

Are you interested in youth, families and schools with multiple and complex urban problems? Become a policy-maker, consultant or researcher by enrolling in the Master’s programme in Educational Sciences. -
Master
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Utrecht University
Utrecht, Netherlands

Would you like to broaden your views on science or mathematics, share your knowledge with others, and make your science more visible to society at large? Then the Master’s pro ... +

Would you like to broaden your views on science or mathematics, share your knowledge with others, and make your science more visible to society at large? Then the Master’s program Science Education and Communication may be the right choice. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
University of Groningen
Groningen, Netherlands

The MSc in Educational Sciences: Communication and Deafblindness is the only program in the world focussing on communication with people who are deafblind. Our aim is to provi ... +

The MSc in Educational Sciences: Communication and Deafblindness is the only program in the world focussing on communication with people who are deafblind. Our aim is to provide deafblind and hearing sighted persons with tools that help them to communicate. The tools acquired in this program are also applicable to other people with disabilities. We also have a scholarship scheme: students from certain countries are eligible for the Orange Knowledge Program grant. -
MSc
Full-time
24 months
English
01 Sep 2020
01 May 2020
Campus
 
Leiden University
Leiden, Netherlands +9 More

The aim of this programme is to promote the scientific development of young academics on the path to becoming independent researchers within education and child studies and re ... +

The aim of this programme is to promote the scientific development of young academics on the path to becoming independent researchers within education and child studies and related disciplines. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Feb 2020
Campus
 
Piet Zwart Institute
Rotterdam, Netherlands +1 More

The Master of Education in Arts program explicitly connects theory and practice, focusing on contemporary issues, which span different practices and discourses (education, ped ... +

The Master of Education in Arts program explicitly connects theory and practice, focusing on contemporary issues, which span different practices and discourses (education, pedagogy, politics, art, design, cultural theory, digital didactics, philosophy, museum education and ‘community arts’). -
Master
Part-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Driestar Christian University for Teacher Education
Gouda, Netherlands

In 2018 we will offer an international Master’s course in Christian Education which will fully focus on the backgrounds and practices of education inspired and informed by the ... +

In 2018 we will offer an international Master’s course in Christian Education which will fully focus on the backgrounds and practices of education inspired and informed by the Christian faith. -
Master
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Utrecht University
Utrecht, Netherlands

This Master’s will enable you to develop yourself into an academic professional. Armed with scientific insights and competencies, you will give advice, support, treatment, and ... +

This Master’s will enable you to develop yourself into an academic professional. Armed with scientific insights and competencies, you will give advice, support, treatment, and guidance concerning problematic childrearing issues. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Utrecht University
Utrecht, Netherlands

In this Master’s program, you will learn to develop, evaluate and improve learning processes and learning environments from a variety of theoretical perspectives.

In this Master’s program, you will learn to develop, evaluate and improve learning processes and learning environments from a variety of theoretical perspectives. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Utrecht University
Utrecht, Netherlands

Do you want to disentangle and understand the complex interaction of development, education, and learning? Are you curious about how processes in educational contexts relate t ... +

Do you want to disentangle and understand the complex interaction of development, education, and learning? Are you curious about how processes in educational contexts relate to the cognitive and social development of children, youth, and adults? The Master’s Program in Educational Sciences: Learning in Interaction invites you to tackle these topics and more. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Utrecht University
Utrecht, Netherlands

This Master’s will enable you to develop yourself into an academic professional. You will learn to analyze, evaluate and solve practical problems in a theoretical and empirica ... +

This Master’s will enable you to develop yourself into an academic professional. You will learn to analyze, evaluate and solve practical problems in a theoretical and empirical way. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
University of Groningen
Groningen, Netherlands

According to the MSc in Pedagogical Sciences - Ethics of Education: Philosophy, History and Law students, different disciplines are crossed in the lectures, internship and/or ... +

According to the MSc in Pedagogical Sciences - Ethics of Education: Philosophy, History and Law students, different disciplines are crossed in the lectures, internship and/or master's thesis: history, children's rights and philosophy. In our program, you will learn to understand complex ethical issues in upbringing, education and youth care and to write concrete advice for professional practices. Courses, subjects of the research projects and the internships are closely related to the research and expertise of our teaching staff. Our master is provided by experts from the Educational Sciences sections 'Philosophy and History' and 'Children's Rights'. Also, students from certain countries are eligible for the Orange Knowledge Program grant. -
MSc
Full-time
12 months
English
01 Sep 2020
01 May 2020
Campus
 
University of Groningen
Groningen, Netherlands

The MSc in Mathematics and Science Education and Communication offers a highly interactive and interdisciplinary global curriculum, with tracks in education and communication, ... +

The MSc in Mathematics and Science Education and Communication offers a highly interactive and interdisciplinary global curriculum, with tracks in education and communication, this last one being largely practice-based. You are going to study in an international context, where there have been two Nobel Prize winners: Ben Feringa (Chemistry, 2016) and Frits Zernike (Physics). -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
24 months
English
01 Sep 2020
01 May 2020
Campus
 
University of Groningen
Groningen, Netherlands

In the MSc in Pedagogical Sciences: Youth 0-21, Society and Policy, students actively shape their learning in collaborative learning communities and gain valuable work experie ... +

In the MSc in Pedagogical Sciences: Youth 0-21, Society and Policy, students actively shape their learning in collaborative learning communities and gain valuable work experience during an internship. Strong connections between our department and the practical field help to prepare you for a variety of professional roles. The unique spectrum of research topics and expertise in different methods ensure that the content of the program reflects the state-of-the-art in youth research. -
MSc
Full-time
12 months
English
01 Sep 2020
01 May 2020
Campus
 
University of Groningen
Groningen, Netherlands

Educational sciences is a multi-disciplinary research field that uses insights from developmental psychology, educational sociology, economics, and policy-making. The MSc in E ... +

Educational sciences is a multi-disciplinary research field that uses insights from developmental psychology, educational sociology, economics, and policy-making. The MSc in Educational Sciences will prepare you for a career as a researcher and academic professional, capable of solving a variety of problems at every level of formal education. -
MSc
Full-time
12 months
English
01 Sep 2020
01 May 2020
Campus