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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Annual conference

Call for Papers 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 papers. ... read more

NIG Network Governance Course Birmingham UK, March 2015

Network Governance: Theories, Methods and Practices
Birmingham, United Kingdom (University of Birmingham, UK)
Thursday 26 March – Sunday 29 march 2015
(before IRSPM conference March 30-April 2 2015) ... 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

Job Hunt

Vacant Positions

If we know about open positions, we will publish that here. ... read more