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.

Training programme




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Doctoral workshop in comparative public administration

Date and location: 5–7 October 2016, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Credits: 3 ECTS
Organizing institutions: NIG, IDHEAP University of Lausanne, University of Potsdam ... read more

Vacancies PhD Research, University of Antwerp

Prof.dr. Koen Verhoest and Prof.dr. Wouter van Dooren of the Research Group Public Administration & Management of the University of Antwerp are looking for three doctoral researchers for PhD research. Deadline for application is 10 July 2016 ... read more

Vacancies VU / Department of Political Science and Public Administration

Assistant Professor in International Relations
Assistant Professor in Political Science ... read more

NIG cursus Data Management

NIG-cursus voor promovendi succesvol verlopen ... read more