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Economics and Governance (MSc)


Ready to challenge yourself?

If you want to take your studies to the next level you could opt for the unique 2-year research master, organised in cooperation with the Institute of Political Science. Other options? The Leiden Leadership Programme might be for you!

Leiden Leadership Programme

Do you like a personal challenge in leadership? Then join the Leiden Leadership Programme. In this one-year programme, you work on developing your personal leadership skills through an assessment, training, seminars and a practice assignment in an organisation. You discover and develop your qualities in the context of an organisation. The goal is to learn how to work intensively with other professionals and learn how to use their qualities. With the Leiden Leadership Programme, a Dutch-based honours programme, you will be able to follow 20 EC next to your Leiden, The Hague or Delft master's programme.
Read more about Leiden Leadership Programme

International Leiden Leadership Programme

Curious about your personal leadership style? The International Leiden Leadership Programme is a 5 EC honours programme for master’s students looking to understand leadership, train and develop their leadership skills and acquire an insight into their personal strengths and weaknesses. Thanks to its small-scale approach and supportive tutor-mentor system, you’ll be working on your development on a very personal level. During this interdisciplinary programme you will attend seminars and skills-training sessions, which will give you more insight into the effect that your behaviour has on others. The programme involves the creation of a Personal Leadership Roadmap, a five-year plan for reaching and developing your own leadership style.
For more information: International Leiden Leadership Programme

European Master of Public Administration Programme

EMPA (European Master of Public Administration Programme) is a network comprised of a variety of European universities; a collaborative venture designed to offer exceptional students the unique experience of a fully-integrated graduate study programmme at the highest level, meanwhile earning extracurricular credits.

You can enroll in the programme of your choice at one of the participating EMPA network universities and spend one semester free of charge at that school. Upon successful completion of coursework, you will receive an EMPA Certificate, signed by both universities.

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