Master Student for a Day Public Administration
- Thursday 6 February 2020
- Anna van Buerenplein
Anna van Buerenplein 301
2595 DG The Hague
- Meeting Point: Reception at Ground Floor
Join a Public Administration lecture
Curious to know what it is like to study Public Administration? Join us during the Student for a Day - event and get acquainted with the Master's programme in Public Administration. During afternoon you will follow a lecture from the course: Public Institutions. The student ambassador, Sandra Schott, will join you during this afternoon; you can ask all your questions about the programme to the student ambassador and our academic staff members.
Institutions are at the center of political life. Institutions like government ministries and international organizations formulate and implement public policies. Moreover, the economic policies and welfare state of a country can be understood as policy institutions. Some key issues which the study of public institutions addresses for example are: what are institutions, and how are they different from other social phenomena? What effects do institutions have on the behaviour of public officials and other actors? How can institutions overcome collective action problems? How do institutions change and when do they remain stable?
The course on Public Institutions will present and discuss different institutional theories that seek to answer these questions. It applies these theories to the analysis of real-world cases from public administration, such as Obama’s healthcare reform or the relationship between ministers and bureaucrats. It will also discuss the implications of these theories for institutional design and reform to address contemporary societal challenges.
Questions on the Student for a Day - event, on the Public Administration Master- programme or the difference between the specialisations International and European Governance (I&EG), Economics and Governance (E&G) and Public Management and Leadership (PM&L)?
Please contact the student- ambassador: Sandra Schott