Research School for Public Administration & Political Science

After seven successful years, the NIG has been moved from University of Twente to Utrecht University as part of the rotating presidency. This website will soon be removed. The new NIG website can be found at:

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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 ten Dutch universities and two Flemish universities participate. In 2019 the doctorate programme has been accredited by the European Association for Public Administration Accreditation (EAPAA) for a term of seven years.