Netherlands Institute of Government

Welcome to the homepage of the Netherlands Institute of Government (NIG), the Dutch Research School for Public Administration and Political Science. NIG is an interuniversity research school in which faculties from nine Dutch universities and two Flemish universities participate. In 2012 the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) reaccredited the school for a fourth term of six years. NIG coordinates and stimulates research in the area of Public Administration and Political Science and offers a training program for Ph.D. students.

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Landelijk Congres der Bestuurskunde

Ctrl + Alt + Del: kansrijk sturen in de informatiesamenleving
Op 24 en 25 april vindt het Landelijk Congres der Bestuurskunde plaats in de Koninklijke Schouwburg te Den Haag. ... read more

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Call for panels and papers IPA conference 2014

Governance and beyond: Knowledge, technology and communication in a globalizing world
3-5 July 2014, Wageningen University ... read more

Annual conference

Call for Panels Annual Conference

On Thursday 27 and Friday 28 November 2014, the Netherlands Institute of Government (NIG) will hold its annual work conference in Delft.
See the call for panels. ... read more

Summer School VU Amsterdam

Summer school on Political Advocacy in Multi-Level Governance Systems

The 5th ECPR Summer School on interest group politics is designed to offer a mix of intensive introductory courses into the
field and more advanced courses on specific topics within the study of interest group politics. ... read more