After the bachelor's programme

After the bachelor's programme european public administration

Your Bachelor’s degree gives you direct access to the Master’s programme in European Studies and the Master’s programme in Public Administration at the University of Twente. The opportunities on the job market with a Bachelor’s degree in European Public Administration are many and varied. Interested in learning about where our graduates are working? Take a look at what they have to say.

Follow-up Master’s at the University of Twente

After the Bachelor’s programme in European Public Administration, most of our students go on to do a one-year or two-year Master’s programme. One of the most logical options is a Master’s programme at the University of Twente in either European Studies or Public Administration.

However, there are plenty of other options open to you. The Bachelor’s in European Public Administration is also an excellent preparation for Master’s programmes at other universities in the Netherlands or abroad. Some of our top students have gone on to study at Europe’s most prestigious universities. You could well find yourself pursuing the next phase of your studies in Paris or Oxford.

The job market

A degree in European Public Administration from the University of Twente gives you a number of advantages on the job market:

  • Your mix of national and international knowledge means that you will be better informed about the major, complex challenges facing our society, government and business community.
  • The wide choice of electives during your studies will widen your career horizons. The combination of a broad-based, solid foundation and the freedom to choose is an ideal preparation for a follow-up Master’s programme.
  • The programme’s international, project-led education means that you will learn to work effectively with people from all kinds of different cultures and backgrounds.
  • This international project-led approach combined with the ample scope for internships means that you will also gain a strong practical focus.

Anne “I chose to study at the UT because the programme promised a great general overview of political science, economics and international law – three areas that provide an excellent foundation for a career in a political environment". Read Anne's testimonial. 

Our students end up in all kinds of senior positions in the business world, the government sector, national and international interest groups and renowned consulting firms. They have gone on to work at international institutions such as embassies, the United Nations, Amnesty International, the European Commission and the World Bank, while other have found employment with government ministries, auditors or local authorities. Many graduates have pursued a career in consultancy with firms such as Berenschot, BMC or KPMG.

Interested in learning about where our graduates end up? Watch the movies featuring Christian and Anne on our career page.

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