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International and European Governance (MSc)

Why Leiden University?

In the IEG specialisation of the Master PA you gain the essential theoretical background, knowledge and skills to become one of the public leaders/policy makers of the future. You learn to address the challenges of effective and legitimate governance in a globalised world.

6 Reasons why you should study IEG in The Hague

  • You study in The Hague, a hub of international governance organisations – an ideal environment in which to study, intern, and research your MSc thesis.
  • You study in the light-filled new Wijnhaven Building just minutes from The Hague Central.
  • Your lecturers are top academics drawn from Leiden’s renowned IPM.
  • You benefit from the distinctive approach of the IEG track in which you address the challenges of governance in a globalised world.
  • You are academically and professionally prepared to take on a wide variety of positions in the field of international governance.

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Study at the Faculty of Governance and Global Affairs

The Faculty of Governance and Global Affairs (FGGA) is Leiden University’s youngest faculty, launched in response to increasingly urgent socio-cultural issues. The FGGA is an internationally acclaimed academic knowledge hub that studies world-wide issues from the perspectives of governance, politics, law, sociology and economics. FGGA is active in its quest for multidisciplinary academic networks; through its academic institutes and knowledge centres, FGGA contributes to far-reaching socio-cultural debates.

Study at a world-class university

Leiden University is the oldest university in the Netherlands and enjoys an excellent worldwide reputation built up over more than four centuries. Since 1575 we’ve provided sound personal education for hundreds of thousands of students. We’ll do our utmost to give you the best possible support. And if you can and want to do more, we’ll challenge you every step of the way. For many years, we’ve been among the leaders in Dutch university rankings and we are currently to be found in a variety of top international rankings too.

More reasons to choose Leiden University

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