We are now accepting applications for the next start of the Executive MPA programme in September 2017: Apply Now! 
A limited number of scholarships is available for exceptional candidates.
A modular entry into the Executive MPA programme is possible at any time by way of the Executive Seminar & Certificate programme.

Executive Master of Public Administration

Guided by good governance principles, mid-career professionals from all sectors need innovative ideas to lead people, shape decisions, and change the institutions they work for. The international and practice-oriented Executive MPA programme tackles precisely these governance and management challenges and offers a unique forum for exchange, learning, and professional development. The flexible programme can be completed full-time in one year or over a period of two years while working (it is also possible to prolong the studies and complete the programme in three or even four years).

Some of the best ideas are born from dialogue with peers. Executive MPA participants are united in the desire to think critically and originally, and in their wish to hone their behaviour and enhance their leadership performance. Coming from government, international organisations, business and NGOs from all across Europe and beyond, the highly qualified Executive MPA participants bring together a broad range of experiences from all sectors and disciplines. The programme's distinguished faculty is supported by experienced practitioners from the field and provides participants with hands-on training, analytical tools and transferable skills and enables them to develop competencies needed for senior management positions.

The Hertie School’s Executive Master programme was founded in 2008. It has a clear public administration curriculum, with a focus on aspects of management and governance. Over 200 professionals have participated in the programme since 2008.

Executive MPA Curriculum

The Executive Master of Public Administration offers innovative concepts, research and hands-on skills for tackling today's management and governance issues. [more]

Flexible Programme

Participants can tailor the programme to their needs. Full- and part-time enrolment (1 or 2 years) is possible. Participants can also start with a seminar or certificate and later continue with the Executive MPA programme. [more]

Professional Exchange with Peers from all Sectors

The Executive MPA programme attracts participants from all over the world and from all sectors. Courses are taught by renowned international faculty and experienced practitioners. A candidate's contribution to the diversity of the student body is also taken into account when granting scholarship funds. [more]

International Experience and Perspectives

Cooperations with international partner programmes allow Executive MPA students to attend courses at other renowned business and governance schools. [more]

Flexible Programmes: Modular entry into Executive MPA possible

Interested candidates have the possibility to start with a seminar, a skills training, a workshop or a certificate first and later continue with the Executive MPA Programme (separate application required):

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Executive MPA Brochure

Executive MPA Call for Applications

Executive MPA Call for Applications - for members of the German Federal Administration and subordinate agencies

Contact the Executive Education Team

Phone: +49 (0)30 259 219 -117

E-mail: executive-applications(at)hertie-school.org