Radboud University

Radboud University

Public Administration


Postbus 9101-117

Nijmegen, Gelderland


Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M. Sc - Public Administration

Format: Campus

Program Description:

In the Master's programme in Public Administration at Radboud University students have a chance to study how organisations in and around public administration operate and how they are organised. The Master’s in Public Administration continues on from the Bachelor's in Public Administration, but can also be followed as an independent Master’s after, for example, a Bachelor's programme in History.

Student can choose from four different specialisations, one in English and three in Dutch. All specialisations focus on management, administrative ethics and policy issues, both theoretical and practical. These four are: Comparative Politics, Administration and Society, Beleid en advies (in Dutch), Besturen van veiligheid (in Dutch), Management en organisatie (in Dutch)

Graduates of the Master’s in Public Administration can become public manager: someone who can use their extensive knowledge on the workings and structure of the government to put forward solutions for internal organisational problems and social governmental policy issues.


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International Student Requirements:

A Bachelor's degree in Public Administration, Political Science or a related discipline from a recognized university, competency in Social Science Research Methodology (quantitative and qualitative). Fluency in English, both written and spoken is required. Non-native speakers of English without a Dutch Bachelor’s degree or VWO diploma need a proof of English proficiency.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 60 EC

In State Tuition (per year): 2,006 EUR

Out State Tuition (per year): 10,360 EUR

Classification: Unknown

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