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European Capitals

Cooperation across pillars and tasks, levels and states

The Hertie School of Governance (Berlin), the SciencesPo School of Public Affairs (Paris), the LUISS School of Government (Rome), together with the Policy Institute at King‘s College (London) offer a new one-year, 19-day intensive learning experience for public policy and management executives in five European Capitals.

An executive programme on public policy and management in Europe




Governance of Infrastructure: International Best Practices and Innovations

08.09.2016 | 12:30 pm - 01:30 pm

Public Event

Study Presentation and Discussion with State Secretary Matthias Machnig (Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy), Helmut K. Anheier (President, Hertie School), Bernhard Lorentz (Partner and Head of the section Government and Public Sector Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Ernst & Young), and Marcel Fratzscher (President, DIW Berlin).

Please note that this event will be held in German.

By invitation only.


The Rise of Experimental Government and Behavioral Science in Policy

08.09.2016 | 05:30 pm - 07:00 pm

Opening Lecture of the Academic Year 2016/17

The Opening Lecture of the Academic Year 2016/17 will be held by David Halpern, Chief Executive and Board Director of the Behavioural Insights Team (BIT).


Opening of the Academic Year 2016/17 and EMPA Graduation

09.09.2016 | 03:00 pm - 04:30 pm

Public Event

Opening Ceremony of the Academic Year 2016/17 and EMPA Graduation.