Executive Master of Public Administration

Are you ready to take the next step in your career and become a leader in your field? Look no further than the Hertie School's Executive MPA programme! Our programme is designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to tackle complex policy challenges and lead organisations to success.

Tackling complex public policy challenges requires an interdisciplinary approach that draws on a range of expertise and skills. Our Executive MPA programme offers unparalleled flexibility, allowing you to tailor your studies to your individual needs and interests. The Executive MPA takes an inter-sectoral perspective and offers knowledge and skills that are relevant across sectors. Students will graduate with the knowledge and practical experience to lead organisations through complex policy challenges.

But it's not just about what you'll learn – it's about who you'll learn with. Our Executive MPA cohort is highly diverse in terms of regional composition, educational backgrounds and career paths, providing a rich learning environment that will challenge and inspire you. Our international faculty is widely known for their research and teaching excellence, offering you numerous opportunities to connect and engage with our professors as well as a variety of international and policy organisations to enhance and expand your professional networks.


A core set of modern theories of governance and management combined with a broad choice of practice-oriented electives on the challenges and complexities of modern policy-making represent the foundation of the Executive MPA programme. In addition, participants complete skills trainings for personal and professional development.