Master's in International Public Management and Policy focuses on the increasingly international nature of public management and public policy-making.
Public policy has gone international: organisations such as the EU and the UN are growing in importance. Master the theories, concepts and skills you need to work effectively in this time of increasing internationalisation! EUR is a top university in Rotterdam, “the gateway to Europe”. Our top-notch faculty is active in the field of public administration, political science, international relations, and European integration and participates regularly in policy debates. Tackle global issues such as international conflict, poverty, migration, environmental protection and corruption. Build a career at a public or private sector organisation!
Accredited by: NVAO in: Netherlands
This programme has a workload of 60 ECTS.
The curriculum of the Master programme in International Public Management and Policy is built in a way that enables you to learn about the concepts, tools and theories that are needed for analysing complex, multi-level and international issues with the eventual goal of being able to support overcoming trans-border challenges.
The programme is composed of 4 blocks and offers you a varied set of modules, seminars, simulations, working group sessions, and a series of guest lectures. The programme includes an extensive professional development component. You will visit the international and European institutions in Geneva to get familiar with their work. You will also get basics of negotiation skills during our negotiation simulation, conducted by internationally-renowned specialists. On the other hand, we organise sessions with professional coaches to help you prepare for job search – from basics such as how to pitch yourselves in networking, to CV training, to LinkedIn presence.
Please find more information about the curriculum on our website: www.eur.nl/english/master/programmes/international_public_management_and_policy/about_the_programme/
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You are eligible for admission to the programme if you have obtained a relevant Bachelor’s or undergraduate degree from a research university in the following fields of studies:
Applicants with a Bachelor’s in Economics,Business Administration, Sociology or other social sciences, as well as Law or History, may also be eligible to apply if they have an international orientation and affinity with the public sector, e.g., by having had courses in the bachelor curriculum related to public sector, international relations and/or European governance. Applicants who do not have sufficient knowledge of the mentioned topics might need to do a pre-module before entering the programme.
Please note that applicants with a Bachelor’s in Law or History, however, also need to provide evidence that they are familiar with social science methodology.
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In addition to the credentials mentioned above, the Admission Board will also take into account your academic performance, i.e., your grades. Please note that there is no minimum score or average grade mentioned; your application will be assessed against the pool of applicants of the given year.
For more information about admissions please visit the website: www.eur.nl/english/master/programmes/international_public_management_and_policy/apply/
Some information on grants,funds, financial support and subsidies: www.eur.nl/english/essc/internationaloffice/welcome/before_arrival/financing_your_stay/grants_funds_financial_support_and_subsidies/
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