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Nordic Master Programme in Innovative Governance and Public Management

Application period 1.12.2016-13.1.2017

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Nordic Master Programme in Innovative Governance and Public Management (NORDIG) educates international experts who profoundly understand the dynamics of public-private collaboration and knowledge intensive professional work in the context of global trends and Nordic welfare societies. NORDIG students will study in three distinctive Nordic universities in Finland, Norway and Sweden.

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Why apply?

The programme equips graduates with excellent learning and networking skills. They will be able to understand and manage complex networks, service production and value chains. These skills and competencies are particularly relevant given the changing nature of the public and private sectors;
such as the blurring of boundaries between the two, the pressure for responding swiftly to societal demands, as well as the enormous socio-economic and political challenges facing European societies in years to come.


The curriculum of NORDIG is comprised of four themes on the innovative governance and public management:

Public organizations, management and leadership
Knowledge management & Innovation studies
Knowledge, network and management skills