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Best Universities in Netherlands for Social Sciences Degree by US News Ranking

Check best universities & colleges for Social Sciences, degree in Netherlands ranked by US News

Different agencies use different metrics to evaluate universities around the world, however the most common factors are : a) Academic achievements b) Employability c) Educational process d) Research facilities e) International outlook as to number of international students and faculty f) Citation by each faculty g) Student Faculty ratio etc.

Subject ranking is updated every year for top universities in Netherlands by US News. Many ranking indicators such as Global Research Reputation, Regional Research Reputation, Subject Publications, Subject Books, International Collaboration & Total Citations Data is used to compute subject ranking.

Social Sciences

Social science is a discipline that deals with society and relationships among individuals in the society. This discipline in broader sense provides tools to understand, examine and explain how human minds and society as a whole work. In today’s globalized world, a graduate with degree in social science is bound to be in demand as the benefits that an organization would get from an employee with uniquely transferable skills and holistic perspective to organizational day to day operation is invaluable. Social scientists are often found in departments of science and health and social sciences in universities and many social science researchers work for government and private industries void of academics.

Various Major under Social Sciences

The popular social sciences are anthropology – study of influence of evolution of humanity on society, archaeology – study of finding material evidences to evolution of humanity, economics – study of production to distribution to consumption of good and services, Geography – study of land size against population, history – study that helps you correlate your past and present to your future, law – study of set of rules that distinguish between right and wrong, linguistics – study of languages from its origin to meaning, political science – study of historical and current political events, psychology – study of human behavior and neurobiological processes, and sociology – study of religion, class, and social mobility at individual and structural levels.

Career opportunities for Social Sciences

Social science career prospects are fields that require expertise in psychology, market research, anthropology and sociology. Job profile that you may consider once after you have a degree in social sciences could be 1) Business Intelligence Analyst 2) Portfolio Manager 3) Fundraiser  4) Anthropologist 5) Sociologist 6) Psychologist 7) Market research analyst 8) Survey Researcher 9) Historian 10) Geographer 11) Political Scientist 12) Economist 13) Archivist 14) Urban and Regional Planner 15) Compliance Analys

Below is a list of top universities in Netherlands for studying Social Sciences sorted by US News

Utrecht University

Utrecht University

Netherlands

16
US News
38
Times Higher Education
23
US News
23
Times Higher Education
27
US News
98
Times Higher Education
28
US News
71
Times Higher Education
40
US News
66
Times Higher Education
Leiden University

Leiden University

Netherlands

76
US News
42
Times Higher Education
79
US News
101-125
Times Higher Education
88
US News
78
Times Higher Education
108
US News
151-175
Times Higher Education
134
US News
-
Times Higher Education
172
US News
75
Times Higher Education
Tilburg University

Tilburg University

Netherlands

246
US News
126-150
Times Higher Education
303
US News
-
Times Higher Education
417
US News
-
Times Higher Education
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