Letter of Motivation
Official academic transcript(s)
English proficiency certificate (for non-native English speakers)
For more information consult our FAQs or read the detailed application instructions below.
You must have completed at least an undergraduate degree (bachelors or equivalent) in order to be admitted. If you do not yet have your undergraduate degree at the time of application, please indicate when you will receive it on the online application form. You must complete all of your undergraduate academic course work and exams by 1 September 2014 in order to matriculate.
Please submit your English proficiency certificate (if applicable) as soon as you receive the results. The certificate must be submitted by 1 June 2014, at the very latest, in order to matriculate. Please see the FAQs for more information on English test requirements.
1. Create an online account and follow the step-by-step instructions. Fill in the online application carefully and completely, incomplete applications cannot be accepted
2. Upload required supporting documents to online application:
3. Contact referee for letter of reference. One letter must be written by a professor who can attest to your academic skills. We encourage you to use the Hertie School form, but we also accept references in a letter format. Your letter of reference must be directly submitted by your referee. For information on how referees can submit their letter please see the application portal or our FAQs.
4. Submit your application. An application can be saved and re-visited until it is "submitted". Once submitted, the application will no longer be accessible to the candidate.
All documents must be submitted in English. Please note we are not able to return any application materials.
There is no application fee. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.
For more information please consult our FAQs section.
The deadlines for the next MPP Programme beginning in September 2014 are:
*Students seeking a scholarship are encouraged to apply by 1 February since scholarships are awarded on a rolling basis.
International students are also strongly encouraged to apply by 1 February, to have sufficient time to secure a student visa.
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