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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 book
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A classic in a new edition

“Organization Theory and the Public Sector Instrument, Culture and Myth” out in new and updated version.

Book chapter
Picture of the Norwegian Parliament Building.

Errors and Mistakes in Child Protection

Skivenes & Tefre examine the structures for detecting and communicating errors and mistakes in the Norwegian child protection system.
New publication
 Close-up of venetian blind with male looking out of it, Stock image

A watchful eye in times of turmoil?

Per Lægreid looks at how repeated structural reform leads to more attention to political signals.

New book
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Ensured gender equality in South Asia?

Professor Ishtiaq Jamil with new book on gender mainstreaming in South Asia

New publication
Akram Hossain

Ethnicity, religion and gender in democracy

PhD Candidate Akram Hossain coauthor chapter on democratic participation in Bangladesh in new book.

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

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  • 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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