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European Institute of Public Administration (EIPA)

EIPA is the place where people who deal with European affairs can learn in a multi-cultural environment benefiting from our unique combination of practical know-how and scientific excellence. 

Master's Programmes

Social Sciences (1)



Established in Maastricht in 1981 and having centres in Luxembourg and Barcelona, the European Institute of Public Administration (EIPA) is Europe's leading centre of excellence on European integration and the new challenges for public management.


Our programmes are designed to provide a collaborative and stimulating environment for learning and to add value to your professional career and personal growth.Our goal is to provide relevant and high quality services to develop the capacities of public officials dealing with EU affairs. In fulfilling our core mission we work along three lines: Learning & Development, Consultancy and Research.


  • EIPA's research makes a distinctive contribution to learning about the management of Europe, bridging theory and practice.
  • EIPA conducts research on key issues of European integration and public management. Some studies are commissioned on specific questions. Others contribute to the wider debates of the scientific community.
  • Academic benchmarking of our scientific quality is assured by contributions to external peer-reviewed publications and conference participation.
  • EIPA also produces its own publications. EIPASCOPE offers timely analysis of new developments. Our books provide thorough discussions of issues from a comparative European perspective.

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