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Public Governance

Learn to combine the disciplines of public administration, economics, and law from an international perspective, and acquire the skills to develop solutions for international societal issues.

BSc Public Governance: Public Administration, Economics and Law

3 years English Starts end of August

Governments around the world face pressing cross-border challenges, such as migration, refugee crises, crime and tax evasion. In the English-taught bachelor’s program Public Governance, you learn how to combine the fields of Public Administration, Economics and Law to develop solutions for these kinds of complex international problems. How can governments and organizations work together to better tackle these cross-border challenges?

3
core disciplines

Public Administration, Economics and Law

1
governance clinic a year

practical assignment in which real issues are analyzed

60+
partner universities

exchange opportunities around the world

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  • Peter Hellevang - Public Governance

    Peter Hellevang

    Bachelor's student

    "As I grew older, my interest in society only grew. My problem was that I was not able to find a bachelor which would include all the different aspects of society I was interested in. Luckily, after some searching, I found the Public Governance bachelor, that looks at global societal challenges from multiple disciplines."

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  • Andrea Frankowski - Public Governance

    Andrea Frankowski

    PhD student

    "The professors have connections to (semi-)public organizations, resulting in a lot of hands on knowledge and great insights on what it actually means to govern in the public sector. They are also very accessible and helpful."

  • Martijn Groenleer

    Martijn Groenleer

    Professor of Regional Law and Governance

    "Through abundant use of examples and cases, the program prepares students for the global context of public administration, including its political, legal and economic dynamics, offering students a unique ‘taste’ of the practice of public decision-making and collaboration at various levels of governance."

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Are you and Public Governance a match? If you...

- have a passion for real societal issues
- are internationally minded
- are looking for a multidisciplinary program

Then this is the program for you!