Urban Governance, Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences (ESSB)

Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences (ESSB) the Netherlands

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The award
Master Degree

How long you will study
1 Years

Domestic course fees
EUR 2209 per year

How you will study

Course starts

International course fees
EUR 2209 per year

All study options

About Urban Governance at Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences (ESSB)

Today, cities are dynamic and fast-growing. They can pose challenging governance questions. Professionals who possess the right knowledge and skills to tackle complex urban governance and development issues are therefore urgently needed to develop sustainable governance policies. This unique master in Urban Governance is a collaboration between the Department of Public Administration and the Institute of Housing and Urban Development Studies (IHS), combining Public Administration expertise on urban policy, politics and governance with Urban Planning and Management expertise.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMaster DegreeHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study1 year
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesEUR 2209 per yearInternational course feesEUR 2209 per year

Notes about fees for this course

Find out more at: https://www.eur.nl/en/education/practical-matters/financial-matters/tuition-fee 

Entry requirements

You are eligible for admission to the master's programme Public Administration if you have obtained a relevant Bachelor's or undergraduate degree* from a research university that includes at least 7.5 EC in social science research methods and techniques, in the following fields of studies:

  • Public Administration
  • Sociology
  • Political Science

If you have successfully completed a comparable bachelor's or undergraduate degree* in disciplines related to public administration and societal processes, you may also be eligible for admission to the master's programme Public Administration. This depends on the contents of your prior education and results obtained in courses in social-scientific methods at a bachelor's or undergraduate level as part of your prior education. Examples of some bachelor's degrees with which you may be eligible for admission are: European Studies, International Relations, Social Geography, Spatial/Urban Planning, Urban Management/Studies, Environmental Sciences, Economics. When you apply to the master's specialisation of your preference, the Admissions Committee will assess whether you are eligible for direct admission to that master's specialisation.

* Comparable to the Dutch academic level according to the standards of the Dutch Organisation for International Cooperation in Higher Education (Nuffic).

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