Electives & Minor

As electives (your optional course profile), you choose components with a total study load of 60 EC, of which at least 15 EC at level 2 or 3. You can choose electives from another discipline, or in preparation for a Master's programme

Your electives consists of:

  • An optional course package of 30 EC in which you can choose the following:
    • a minor at Utrecht University.
    • a second specialization within your degree programme. The Human Rights and Bildung course, which is part of the first specialisation, is replaced by an individual reading list with code LI3V14003. You don't need approval from the Board of Examines for this option, but please do inform them of your choice by putting in a 'pro forma' request for approval through Osiris student.
    • a minor from another Dutch university. This requires the approval of the Board of Examiners.
    • a foreign exchange programme. This requires the approval of the Board of Examiners.
  • Free choice of 30 EC, for example:

Are you following two bachelor's programmes? Then you can often fill in your optional course profile with courses from your other bachelor's programme. Discuss the possibilities with your study advisor.


You can choose: