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Department of Administration and Organization Theory

Politics - Administration - Organization

Administration and Organization Theory is the comparative analysis of politics, administration, and organization. It belongs to the study of political science and it is founded on political and social theories.

Do you want to study public administration and political science?

We offer a two-year Masters Programme in Public Administration (MPA), taught in English. We also offer courses taught in English at the bachelors level.

If you need information regarding your studies and student services you can contact the study advisor or The Information Centre at The Faculty of Social Sciences.

 

Why did our students choose the MPA programme?

See what motivated some of our students to attend the programme, and what they have learned from it.

What is life like as a student at the UiB?

Practical information about student life at the university, date of exams, scheduling and more can be found at this page.

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New Public Management and reform trends

Bleiklie with new article in Encyclopedia of International Higher Education Systems and Institutions.

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Five good reason to take a master in public administration

We have asked the staff at the department why you should study with us, and here we present some of the best reasons!

Master's Programme in Public Administration

Do you want to enroll in an exciting and internationally focused Master’s programme?

The Department of Administration and Organizational Theory has partnered with several educational institutions in Bangladesh. Our Master's programme in Public Administration gives you the opportunity to study first in an international environment in Norway - and then in Bangladesh. Apply for...

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Annual conference for EGPA

The “European Group for Public Administration” study group will hold its annual conference 5-7. September 2018, in Lausanne, Switzerland.

What kind of job can you get?

Every year approximate 10-15 international candidates complete the Master’s Programme in Public Administration. With a degree in Public Administration, the opportunities are many. 

On this page you can read some short interviews with former students.

Career opportunities

Join UiB Alumni

  • The word alumni is Latin, and means "former student at a school".
  • UiB Alumni is a venue for alumnis, professionals and students associated with the University of Bergen (UiB). The webpage provides information and news from the Department and the University.

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