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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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Ensured gender equality in South Asia?

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

New publication
Christine Meyer og Siv Jensen

The Demise of an Agency Director

Christensen and Lægreid studies the conflict that followed the reorganization of Statistics Norway

New publication
Akram Hossain

Ethnicity, religion and gender in democracy

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

New article
Ordsky fra Acceptability-artikkelen

The Hidden Proceedings

Decisions about terminating parental rights to ensure an adoption from care are not accountable, finds new analysis.
NEW ARTICLE
James Hathaway

Breaking new ground in public administration research

James Hathaway sheds new light on change within public accountability organizations in Zambia

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

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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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