International Public Management and Policy

Master of Science (MSc) in International Public Management and Policy

International interdependency is the name of the game. Learn about public management and policy in a world facing shared problems, and launch a career in one of the many fields characterised by internationalisation!

Public policy has gone international: organisations such as the EU, the UN, and the World Bank are growing in importance. Master the theories, concepts and skills you need to work effectively in this time of increasing internationalisation!

EUR is a top university in Rotterdam, “the gateway to Europe”. Our top-notch faculty is active in the field of public administration, political science, and international relations, European integration and participates regularly in policy debates. Tackle global issues such as international conflict, poverty, migration, environmental protection and corruption. Build a career at a public or private sector organisation!

Why study a Master in International Public Management and Policy in Rotterdam?

Why a Master in International Public Management and Public Policy?
  • a multi-level focus on public management and policy;
  • a closely supervised individual research project;
  • the opportunity to interact intensively with an international student group and academics with strong international reputations;
  • one of the largest public administration departments in Europe.
  • excursion to international organisations and European institutions;
  • strong emphasis on professional development;
  • a personal touch.

Career opportunities Master in International Public Management and Policy

Career opportunities Master in International Public Management and Public Policy

Master graduates International Public Management and Policy are decision makers. The master is the basis for a career at international and national level, such as international organizations, the EU, government ministries and agencies, local authorities, international NGO's, multinationals, consultancy firms, think tanks and research institutes. Graduates may become: policy officials, policy advisors, consultants, lobbyists or project leaders.

Education objectives Master in International Public Management and Policy

Education objectives Master in International Public Management and Public Policy You will
  • gain awareness of the growing multinational, international and supranational nature of public management and policy making;
  • understand international developments from a multidisciplinary perspective;
  • learn to analyse international ‘space’ by applying up to date theories and concepts;
  • gain the tools to operate effectively in an international environment
  • be equipped with knowledge and experiences relevant to careers with international dimensions.
and gain a MSc International Public Management.

Curriculum Master in International Public Management and Policy

Curriculum Master in International Public Management and Public Policy
  • International Organization and Development;
  • European Union Policy Making;
  • Comparative Public Policy;
  • International Public Management;
  • European Union Governance;
  • Research Design;
  • Preparation Labor Market;
  • Global Governance;
  • Elective;
  • Research Project (Thesis).

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Mode of education Master in International Public Management and Policy

Mode of  education Master in International Public Management and Public Policy

We have a variety of teaching formats including interactive lectures, working groups, and simulations. The program also entails an excursion to Geneva to visit international organizations.

Target audience Master in International Public Management and Policy

Target audience Master in International Public Management and Public Policy

This 12 month International Public Management and Policy master programme is for recent graduates in Public Administration, Political Science, International Relations, European Studies or related disciplines, without much prior experience. A scientific master for graduates who wish to participate in the internationalisation of public management with the ambitions of becoming policy and decision makers in the public arena.

Admission criteria Master in International Public Management and Policy

Admission criteria Master in International Public Management and Public Policy
  • Relevant Bachelor’s/ undergraduate degree from a research university
  • Proficiency in English
  • Motivation and international orientation
  • Academic performance

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Application Master in International Public Management and Policy

Application Master in International Public Management and Public Policy

Students need to fill in an online application form and attach a number of documents (see link).

Applications should reach the University by 15 May (for non EU/EEA students) and 1 July (for EU/EEA students) if you wish to begin on 1st September, but we advise you to apply as early as possible.

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