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Study public administration
The MSc in Public Administration at University of Twente is taught in English and will prepare students with the knowledge and skills to deal with pressing political and administrative challenges.
Graduates of this program will have the conceptual tools, skills, and knowledge to carry out explanatory, descriptive, and normative research.
This MSc in Public Administration will cover governance and policy making practices in EU and non-EU countries.
The public administration MSc has 4 specializations to choose from:
Policy and Governance
This Master’s specialization will help you acquire the analytical, problem-structuring and problem-solving skills for a career in public governance.
This specialization focuses on implementing government policy. More specifically, it aims to provide students with the competencies that enable academics to support public managers, integrating key insights from both public administration and business administration.
The Public Safety specialization examines issues such as public and private policing, the uses of crime science, and other specific characteristics of public safety governance.
Regulation and Innovation
This specialization focuses on the relationship between regulation and technological innovation. The accent is on the legal and public administration dimensions of behavior regulation.
In order to apply to one of the Master programs of the University of Twente the following general admission requirements apply:
- A relevant bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a university or other accredited institution.
- Proficiency in English proven by official test score documents (IELTS 6.5 minimum band score, TOEFL minimum 90, Cambridge CAE-C)
Applicants with the following criteria are exempt from the English language requirement:
- You are a native English speaker from Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom or United States of America.
- You have obtained a relevant bachelor’s degree from an accredited academic institution in the Netherlands.
- You have obtained a Bachelor degree (3 year) in one of the following countries: Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom or United States of America.
This program has an IELTS English language proficiency requirement. For more information about IELTS or to book a test, click below:
Tuition & fees
The tuition fees for the MSc degree programs at University of Twente in the Netherlands are the following:
1 and 2 year MSc programs: €1,906 per year
Non EU/EEA nationalities
1 year MSc program: €10,581 per year
2 year MSc program: €13,226 per year
University of Twente
The University of Twente is a young, entrepreneurial research university in the Netherlands with proven excellence in the field of new technologies and their impact on society and humanity. The university develops technologies that shape the future: ICT, biotechnology, and...
Location & accommodation
The university offers a variety of services on campus: a wide range of sports facilities, a medical centre, counselling facilities, a hotel, worship facilities and much more. Students can meet up at one of the campus restaurants, cafés or bars, all of which offer affordable meals. With over 50 sports and cultural associations active on campus, our students have access to a wide range of leisure...