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Public Administration and Organisational Science

Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam

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Explore core issues in Public Administration and Organisational Science. This master programme prepares you for a career as a researcher, management consultant, or policy advisor.

Gain in-depth knowledge about societal problems and challenges of public organisations. Combine theories of public administration, organisational science, and management with in-depth training in research methods. We focus on the challenges that governments nowadays face, such as mediatisation, ageing, declining trust in the government, and societal fragmentation. We also analyse challenges within public organisations, such as management-professional conflicts and the role of risk when innovating.

With a research master you are one step ahead of other job seekers when applying for positions in research, consultancy or policy advice.


2018 Full-time Institutioneel € 15575 / jaar
2018 Full-time Internationaal € 15575 / jaar
2018 Full-time Wettelijk voorgeschreven € 2060 / jaar
2019 Full-time Institutioneel € 15575 / jaar
2019 Full-time Internationaal € 15575 / jaar
2019 Full-time Wettelijk voorgeschreven € 2078 / jaar


*bachelor degree from a Dutch university
*master degree from a Dutch university
*foreign diploma


This programme is a collaboration with Utrecht University, Tilburg University and VU University Amsterdam. The lecturers have an excellent track record in public administration and organisational science. Unique about this two-year master programme is the intensive interaction between professors and students, personal attention and tracks for both research and consultancy/public policy advice.


* Core themes and modern classics Public Administration
* Core themes and modern classics Public Management and Organization
* Philosophy of Science
* Statistics and Advanced Quantitative Data Analysis
* Research Strategy and Design
* Survey Research
* Qualitative Data Analysis
* Social Transformations and Public Governance
* Qualitative Data Collection
* Research Seminar: Academic Practice and Research Reporting

instruction modes

We prepare students for the further practice of public administration and Organisational science research either in the form of policy-oriented research PhD research. We accept max. 15 students. This guarantees you will work in small groups and there will be plenty of room for individual feedback.


The programme combines the theoretical study of public administration, policy, organizations and public management with an in-depth research training. It aims at preparing students for the further practice of public administration and organizational science research either in the form of an advanced PhD programme and PhD research, or in the form of policy-oriented research.

Niveau WO
Vorm Full-time
Incompany Nee
Open inschrijving Nee
Doorlooptijd 24 maanden
Type MSc (Master of Science)
Kosten (indicatie) Tussen de €450 en €1350
Titulatuur MSc (Master of Science)
Benodigde taalkennis Engels
Gefinancierd Regering
Afronding Diploma
Credits 420