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Crisis and Security Management



February - September


1 year


The Hague

Taught in The Hague

This programme focuses on the management and causes of (perceived) threats to security, the political and social construction of (in)security, the pattern of reactions to these threats, prevention strategies and best practices. Crisis and security are studied from a multi-actor, multidisciplinary and multi-level approach. Crisis and Security Management offers you the choice of six specialisations, each of which explores different themes from a crisis, terrorism, war and peace studies, violence, intelligence and cybersecurity perspective.


  • Governance of Crisis
  • Governance of Radicalism, Extremism and Terrorism
  • Cybersecurity Governance
  • Intelligence and National Security
  • War and Peace Studies
  • Governance of Violence

Check our website for the most up-to-date offer of specialisations.


Positions in policy-making bodies, local and provincial government, international organisations and NGOs, consultancy, and private industry.

Best preparatory bachelor’s

A bachelor’s degree in Security Studies, Public Administration, Political Science or International Relations from a recognised research university.

English proficiency**

TOEFL (internet-based) 90
CPE or CAE 180.

Faculty of Governance 
and Global Affairs

1 & 2

year master’s programmes


master's students


International master's students




EU/EEA student tuition fee*


Non-EU/EEA student tuition fee

* This tuition fee is per year and only applies if this is your first master’s programme in The Netherlands
** English language proficiency requirements are subject to change. Please check our website for the updated English language proficiency requirements. You can find the exact language requirements and more detailed language requirements per programme under each programme description. Also check our website for detailed information on the types of English tests accepted and the equivalent scores for IELTS, TOEFL and Cambridge English tests.
NOTE: Tuition fees are subject to change. Please check online our updated tuition fees.