Accreditation

State Recognition

The Hertie School of Governance is officially recognised as a private university by the Berlin Senate Department for Education, Youth and Science (Senatsverwaltung für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Kultur) in accordance with sec. 123 para. 1 of the Higher Education Act of the Federal State of Berlin [Berliner Hochschulgesetz – BerlHG]. Furthermore, the Hertie School of Governance fulfils standards equivalent to universities.

Based on the positive institutional accreditation by the Science Council, state recognition of the Hertie School of Governance was last extended on 1 September 2012 for another five years until 31 August 2017.

Programme Accreditations

Doctoral Programme in Governance

On 1 September 2012, the Hertie School of Governance was awarded the right to confer doctorates by the Berlin Senate Department for Education, Youth and Science in accordance with sec. 123 para. 7 of the Higher Education Act of the Federal State of Berlin. This right was awarded subject to the institutional accreditation by the Science Council and state recognition by the Berlin Senate Administration. Therefore, it is valid until 31 August 2017 and will be renewed in good time.

Master of Public Policy (MPP)

The Master of Public Policy programme (MPP) has been accredited by the accreditation agency ACQUIN.

Master of International Affairs (MIA)

The Master of International Affairs programme (MIA) has been accredited by the accreditation agency ACQUIN.

Executive Master of Public Administration (Executive MPA)

The Executive Master of Public Administration programme (Executive MPA) is accredited by the accreditation agency ACQUIN.