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Department of Administration and Organization Theory

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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.

New publication
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Reflections on public administration education

PhD student Akram Hossain co-authors a journal article on public administration education in Bangladesh and highlights MPPG Program which is designed based on the MPA program at the University of Bergen.

New publication
Hanne Kvilhaugsvik

Engineering learning outcomes

Translation and layering key findings when Kvilhaugsvik examines two engineering programmes in Norwegian higher education

New publication
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Successful handling of Covid-19 in Norway?

Balancing governance capacity and legitimacy a key component in new article by Christensen and Lægreid.

New publication
Akram Hossain

Migration specific methodologies

Akram Hossain co-authors article that sets focus on migration specific methodologies and highlights contemporary debates on qual vs quant methods in social science.

TROPICO blog
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Is COVID-19 a Driver for Digital Change?

New blog post from the TROPICO project written by Line Marie Sørsdal and Karolina Półtorak.

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

Alumni

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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