Master of Public Policy Program By Hertie School |Top Universities

Hertie School

Hertie School, Berlin, Germany
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Masters
  • Study Mode On Campus
  • Course Intensity Full Time
  • Subject Statistics and Operational Research
  • Fees(EUR) 34500-
  • Scholarships Yes

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The Master of Public Policy (MPP) provides the tools to analyse policies, critically assess policy innovations and evaluate solutions. This hands-on, interdisciplinary programme gives you both the concepts and the practical training you can use to promote good policies in the public, private and third sectors.

Key facts

  • Two years, full time (120 ECTS)
  • Taught entirely in English, in the heart of Berlin
  • Practice-oriented curriculum that incorporates professional development workshops, a project course conducted in collaboration with a public policy institution, and a summer internship
  • Earn an MPP degree that qualifies for a job-seeking visa in Germany (up to 18 months) after you graduate from the Hertie School
  • No application fee!

Dual degrees

MPP students can also apply to take part in dual degree programmes with one of our partner universities:

  • Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University
  • School of Public Affairs, Sciences Po
  • Bocconi University
  • Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Tokyo
  • London School of Economics and Political Science
  • School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University

We also partner with over 20 universities to offer semester exchange programmes.

Career development and practical training are integrated into the MPP curriculum. In addition to taking two professional development workshops to develop your soft competencies, you will also complete a summer internship between your first and second year of study, as well as project course in collaboration with a public policy institution. To help you meet future employers, the school has established relationships with a range of institutions such as ministries, international companies and NGOs.

At the Hertie School, we know that career planning is a lifelong matter. Our dedicated career team is here for you – both during your time at the Hertie School and after you graduate. Schedule a one-on-one career counselling session or take part in group workshops, alumni panels and other exclusive events.

Apply today

We are currently accepting applications for the next MPP intake in fall 2022. To apply, please register in our online application portal and submit the required documents there. The final deadline to apply is  1 May 2022 .

About University

The Hertie School is a graduate school for public policy, international affairs and data science located in the vibrant heart of Berlin, Germany. The university offers four interdisciplinary and practice-oriented master's programmes taught entirely in English.

The Master of International Affairs (MIA) and Master of Public Policy (MPP) equip students with the practical tools crucial for careers in public service, the private sector, NGOs and international organisations. The Master of Data Science for Public Policy (MDS) trains students in turning data into governance solutions that transform challenges for the common good. The Executive Master of Public Administration empowers experienced professionals to lead teams and organisations, shape decision-making and manage change in the workplace.

As a member of the Global Public Policy Network (GPPN), the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs (APSIA), and CIVICA – The European University of Social Sciences, the Hertie School prides itself on a dynamic network of students, alumni, faculty and partner institutions around the globe. These networks give students not only the opportunity to integrate a Professional Year into their master's programme but also access to dual-degree programmes with top institutions worldwide.

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