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Master's programme public administration

In our complex and ever-changing society, the Master’s in Public Administration equips you to tackle today’s most pressing political and administrative challenges.

The one-year Master’s in Public Administration is an internationally oriented programme and is taught entirely in English. You can start in September or February. Read more about the Master's programme, pre-master's programme and admission. You can also find more information about career perspectives

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Focus and disciplines

This programme will provide you with the skills and conceptual tools to engage in descriptive, explanatory and normative research and analysis of the political and administrative issues of our time. We take a comparative approach, looking at governance and policy-making practices in EU and non-EU countries.

Research and specialization

In addition to taking core Public Administration courses, you can take specialization courses in Policy & Governance, Public Management, Public Safety and Regulation & Innovation. This gives you unrivalled flexibility and choice.

Why opt for Public Administration at the University of Twente?

The programme features a combination of academic rigour, practical relevance and a cross-disciplinary perspective on public administration. You will gain relevant core knowledge of the public sector and expertise in the specialization of your choice.

Career prospects

You will learn to apply problem-oriented research and analysis to designing performance-oriented policies. Your results will address procedural norms such as constitutionality and democratic legitimacy. You could work for a national or international government, for example the EU.


The programme is characterized by

The combination of academic rigour and practical relevance, and the cross-disciplinary perspective on public administration are important characteristics of the programme. You will gain relevant core knowledge of the broad spectrum of the public sector and expertise in the specialization of your choice.

Features of the programme:

  • Low student-teacher ratio enabling personalized feedback and personal development
  • The combination of solid academic grounding and practical relevance
  • Focus on the international context of public administration
  • A design approach to policy solutions
  • Cross-disciplinary perspective approaching the subject from various academic angles
  • International orientation and students from different backgrounds
  • A wonderful green campus that provides an ideal study environment.

The programme has been recognized as a leading national and international programme by the experts at the European Association for Public Administration Accreditation.

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The Master’s programme in European Studies is only available on a full-time basis.

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Would you like to know more about the Master's programme Public Administration? Check out the study programme, admission,  and career prospects. Feel free to contact us for more information.

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