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European Public Affairs


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The master's programme in European Public Affairs (EPA) provides advanced professional training in both the theoretical and practical aspects of European policy-making. The policy context in the European Union is complex, and contemporary policy problems transcend national and disciplinary borders. You will therefore learn various academic concepts, theories and research methods from disciplines such as political science, law, economics, cultural science and public administration. You will use this knowledge to research, analyse and critically evaluate EU policy problems. You will also be encouraged to become familiar with national and regional differences within the European territory, and to search out commonalities and paths for integration. You will put this knowledge and these skills to work by teaming up with your fellow students to develop concrete solutions to real policy problems. European developments can only be understood within a wide context, against a background of different disciplines. The response of the EU can only be grasped by not only understanding the different national legal and institutional market and banking regulations, but also the various socio-economic and cultural perceptions. The European Public Affairs programme will teach you to recognise and appreciate these differences.




Master of Arts


1 year

ECTS credits

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Numerus Fixus

Tuition fee 2024/2025

€ 2,530


Application requirements

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Language requirements

IELTS overall band
IELTS writing
TOEFL paper based
TOEFL computer based
TOEFL internet based

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Tuition fees  
€ 2,530
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Start date App. deadline EU/EEA App. deadline Non-EU/EEA
1 Sep '24 1 Jun '24 1 May '24


You can check if you're eligible for scholarships that apply to this course.

NL Scholarship

The NL Scholarship is meant for international students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) who want to do their bachelor’s or master’s in the Netherlands.

Maastricht University High Potential Scholarship

MENA Scholarship Programme (MSP)

The MENA Scholarship Programme (MSP) offers scholarships to professionals for short courses in the Netherlands.

StuNed Scholarship Programme

StuNed Scholarships for master studies, short courses and customised training programmes are available for Indonesian professionals with at least 2 years' work experience in a development-related organisation.

University Fund Limburg (UFL)


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6211 LK Maastricht
043 - 3882222

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