Public Management

7.5 credits

The course is about organization in and control of public organizations, especially with focus on differences and similarities between public and private organizations. The course deals among other things with theories about public organizations, control mechanisms in public organizations and their effects, and development tendencies in as well as problems and challenges with public organizations. The course contains applications where students are supposed to identify and analyze dilemmas that arise in practice in public organizations.


Linnaeus University’s campus is located roughly 15 minutes with bicycle from the city centre. Campus is like a small society in its own right, with the university, student accommodation and student life all in one place. Everything happens on campus – here you become part of a creative knowledge environment and an eventful student life.

What will you find when exploring Växjö? There is a great selection of restaurants and cosy cafés. There is a large lake in the city centre, beautiful nature is always nearby. Many students enjoy the combination of the city centre in Växjö and life on campus. This is where your dream of the future begins!