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Coming up: Application deadline for MSc-minor Collective Futures 2025

Published on 29-04-2024
Are you keen to gain real-world professional experience and prepare for a meaningful career? Applications are open for MSc-minor Collective Futures 2025!
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Collective Futures is a five-month full-time minor for MSc students who want to make a tangible difference by collaborating on a project with impactful organizations and researchers. 

The program serves as a unique bridge between your academic studies and professional life. You will join a high-trust learning environment, collaborate with real-world stakeholders and discover opportunities for a meaningful career. Together, we take present-day action and develop the skills to work towards more sustainable, resilient and collective futures. 

Curious to learn more?  Join us at our Collective Futures: Meet the minor event on the 14th of May, from 12:00 to 15:00 in UvA's main hall, Science Park 904. More information and RSVP on www.collectivefutures.nlExternal link

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Please be aware that the priority application deadline is the 1st of June. Applying before this date maximizes your chance of being accepted. 

If you have any questions, please contact collective-futures-science@uva.nlExternal link

What will you learn? 

  • Make meaningful systemic change by forming a holistic understanding of societal challenges using methods from science, systems thinking, social design and consulting. 
  • Collaborate across boundaries to overcome differences between cultures, backgrounds, and disciplines in working together with a diverse group of students, partners and stakeholders. 
  • Apply project & information management techniques to effectively manage a complex societal project and to combine and analyze a diverse range of (academic) sources. 
  • Self-actualization: Discover and develop your skills, strengths and values and build resilience and adaptability to overcome challenges in complex and dynamic environments 
  • Career navigation: Evaluate meaningful career paths that match with your qualities and interests and acquire a professional, effective and balanced work ethic. 
  • Imagination and creativity in action: Giving space to imagination and creative processes, combining long-term visions of society and concrete, grounded action.