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Open e-governance and e-democracy

The course describes the history of eGovernment and eDemocracy and tackles the growing phenomenon of Open government by discussing how IT has transformed the public sector.

This course focuses on democratic theories within that framework as well as theories of public administration and information systems. Moreover, a number of case studies of eGovernment are presented and discussed.

  • Course structure

    Teaching format

    Internet based distance learning.


    The course is examined as follows: 

    • project work 
    • take-home examination


  • Schedule

    The schedule will be available no later than one month before the start of the course. We do not recommend print-outs as changes can occur. At the start of the course, your department will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.
  • Course literature

    Note that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.

  • Contact

    This course is part of a programme, course package or incoming exchange studies and is not available for application as a stand-alone course.

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