Comparative Public Governance

Quick Information

  • Two accredited diploma’s, one for 60 EC Master of Science in European Studies (UT) and one for 120 EC Master of Arts in Comparative Public Governance (Uni Münster);
  • Graduates of the programme will hold two diplomas: a one-year Master of Science (MSc) degree in European Studies from Twente University and a two-year Master of Arts (MA) degree in Comparative Public Governance from Münster University
  • Entirely taught in the English language
  • Tuition fee
    • Around one year of Dutch tuition fee (indication for start in 2018: € 2300,-- for EEA; € 13.000 for non-EEA) Tuition Fees at UT
    • Three semesters of German enrollment (indication administrative fee € 290,-- per semester, including free public transport in Münster area and to Enschede) Fees in Münster
  • Start every year September 1st in Enschede, no other start moment
  • Application and admission to the programme are taking place via UT Programme and Application at UT
  • If you want to benefit from the free public transport in the 1st semester, you also need to apply at the University of Münster (Deadline July 15th) Application at University of Münster
  • Courses content and structure

    1st Semester (Uni Twente)

    • M1.1: Introduction to CPG
    • M2: The international and EU legal Framework
    • M3: International Relations and Politics
    • M4: Regulatory Design and Implementation beyond the Nation-State
    • M5: Policy Design and Implementation beyond the Nation-State
    • M6: Free Electives at University of Twente

    2nd Semester (Uni Münster)

    • M1: Current and Future Challenges of Comparative Public Governance
    • M7: Top-down Perspective on Comparative Public Governance: Political Steering
    • M8: Bottom-up Perspective of Comparative Public Governance: Political Participation

    3rd Semester

    Choose either: M9 AND M10 OR M11

    • M9: Internship
    • M10: Free Electives at Münster University
    • M11: (Erasmus) Exchange Programme

    4th Semester

    • M12: Academic Research
    • M13: Master Thesis
  • Description of the Programme


  • Links and Documents

    Module Plan

    Examination Regulations

    1st Amendment to Examination regulations (effective Sept. 2021)

    2nd Amendment to Examination regulations (effective April 2024)