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M.Sc. On Campus

Public Administration

University of Twente (UT)

12 months
12500 EUR/year
2168 EUR/year
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The Public Administration programme offered by University of Twente (UT) offers you the chance to develop outstanding expertise in public administration and to combine that with cross-disciplinary research in a societal domain you are excited about.

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Are you looking for an opportunity to fuse an academic grounding in public policy, governance and management with 21st-century skills and leading-edge expertise in a specific domain, such as healthcare, the environment, or Industry 4.0? If so, the Public Administration programme offered by University of Twente (UT)  is the right choice for you.

You can tap into research in which our scientists are among the world’s best, such as Intelligent Manufacturing Systems, Engineering our Digital Society, Technology for Personalized Healthcare, or Regional Policy in the Netherlands (our only Dutch-taught profile). Your ability to fuse the latest science and technology with your public administration research and designs will give you the best preparation you can get for an impacting and meaningful career.


On completing this programme, you will receive a Master of Science (MSc) degree in Public Administration. With this degree, you will have a thorough understanding of decision-making in the complex networks of public and private organizations and of the collective action needed to meet public administration challenges.

Your expertise will include different fields and competencies. For example, you will be able to:

  • Analyse the nature and causes of social problems;
  • Understand interests and values of various stakeholders;
  • Design solutions that work for a diversity of stakeholders as well as meeting the demands of democratic legitimacy;
  • Think systematically about organization and implementation.


The programme holds NVAO  and EAPAA accreditation.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Public Management: Research and Applications
  • Social Problems
  • Academic Research
  • Public Governance and policy networks
  • Public Governance and legitimacy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor degree in Public Administration, Public Policy, Political Administration or a related field.
  • Knowledge of the following topics: Political Science, Sociology, Economy and Law.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12500 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2168 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2168 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Enschede

650 - 920 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.



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