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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Van Poeljeprijs 2014

Leonie Heres ontvangt Van Poeljeprijs 2014 tijdens de NIG Annual Work Conference in Nijmegen ... read more

Best NIG Supervisor Award 2015

At the annual conference in Nijmegen, Prof. Dr. Esther Versluis (Maastricht University) was awarded the prize for best supervisor. ... read more

CALL FOR PAPERS PUPOL International Conference

The first PUPOL International Conference
Thursday 7 April – Friday 8 April 2016
Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands ... read more

Best paper award EGPA Conference 2015, Toulouse-France

Nadine Raaphorst from the Erasmus University Rotterdam has won the award of ‘Best Paper’ at the EGPA conference 2015 in Toulouse, France. ... read more