Introducing the Class of 2015

After countless hours of hard work the MPP Class of 2015, as well as the first graduates in the Doctoral Programme in Governance, celebrated their success with friends, family and the Hertie School community at the beautiful Konzerthaus at Gendarmenmarkt on 5 June. Cobus de Swardt, Transparency International’s Managing Director, was this year’s Commencement Speaker. He gave a moving speech on Journeys of Social Justice.


Anthony Giddens: Into the Digital Age - the World in the 21st Century

03.09.2015 | 06:00 pm - 07:30 pm

Opening Lecture of the Academic Year 2015/16

The Opening Lecture will be delivered by Anthony Giddens, Professor for Sociology at the London School of Economics and Science.

Opening of the Academic Year 2015/16

04.09.2015 | 03:30 pm - 05:00 pm

Opening Ceremony of the Academic Year and Master of International Affairs (MIA) Launch.

Programme details to follow.

EMPA Inauguration & Graduation

11.09.2015 | 03:30 pm - 05:00 pm

Graduation Ceremony of the Executive Master of Public Administration programme. With a commencement speech by Alison Smale, New York Times Bureau Chief in Berlin.