European Governance

"Understand Europe through living it."


Double-degree programme with Utrecht University

Master on European Governance is a Master's degree programme organised by the Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance of Utrecht University and the Faculty of Social Studies of Masaryk University. Students can enjoy diverse environment of both schools. The first year is organised in Brno and the second year in Utrecht; moreover, in the course of the studies the joint seminars taught by lecturers from both universities are organised.

The Master's degree programme in European Governance trains the students to analyse complex problems of European governance from multiple perspectives, including economics, law, political science, and public administration. Moreover, the students will learn to apply abstract knowledge and theory to real-life problems through case studies, simulations, and policy-oriented research projects. In this way, the students will become academic professionals, i.e. experts who can use academic knowledge to analyse and solve complex problems in different contexts and from different perspectives.

Year 1

Masaryk University,
Faculty of Social Studies

Masaryk University seats in vibrant city of Brno and counts among best Central European universities. Faculty of Social Studies offers particular expertise in the democratic and market economy developments that have been transforming Central and Eastern Europe since the late 1980s.

Year 2

Utrecht University,
Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance

Utrecht University ranks among top 50 universities in the world. Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance focuses on the interdisciplinary study of European governance, using the combined insights of law, economics, public administration and organisational science.

“To study and live in Central Europe helps you to understand the diversity of Europe even better”

Emma Smit, Policy Advisor at the Permanent Representation of the Netherlands to the OECD

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