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Public Policy and Governance (Political Science)

Meet the people



'During my bachelor of Political Science, the first lecture was about power. I will always remember that, as the basics of political science are about power: the capacity of an individual to influence the behavior of others.'


Photographer: Eduardo Lugo


‘I loved doing my own research, and I found that I had a lot of freedom in picking my subject and designing my research'

Read what Myrthe has to say about the Public Policy and Governance Programme.

Imrat Verhoeven

Academic staff

Imrat Verhoeven is the track coordinator of Public Policy and Governance. 

SBS International

Study associations 

To meet fellow students and take part in social and study-related activities, you can become a member of a study associoation, join events organised by SBS International or Amsterdam United or visit the UvA's Sports Centre or CREA.