- 2-year, full-time programme (120 ECTS) in English, MPP degree
- Specialise in policy analysis or management and organisation
- Leading international faculty
- Career services, professional and alumni network
- Integrated professional development: Internship and Professional Year programme
- Tuition: 16,250 euros per year
- Accredited by AQUIN
- International academic exchanges and dual degrees
- Scholarships available
Why study public policy at the Hertie School?
- Excellent teaching that combines perspectives from economics, political science, law and sociology, with training in quantitative and qualitative methodologies
- Hands-on preparation for careers in politics, public administration, business and civil society
- An inspiring international student body and global alumni network
- Regular opportunities to network with leaders from all sectors at exclusive events
- Study in the heart of Berlin, one of Europe’s key political, cultural and thought hubs
These are just a couple of reasons. We’ve listed more here.
Scholarships and financial aid
If you have a strong motivation to study at the Hertie School, financial constraints should not stand in your way. The Hertie School offers a range of scholarships (tuition waivers) and financial aid for highly qualified applicants. [more]
Build a strong interdisciplinary foundation. Combine theory and practice to understand today’s most pressing public policy problems. Gain the tools to analyse and manage policy challenges and to formulate sustainable solutions. [more]
Career planning is a lifelong matter. Be it a CV check, internship or Professional Year advice, mock interviews, general orientation or decision-making, the Career Services team supports students in all matters related to their career development. [more]
An international student body
MPP students come from over 50 nations and many academic disciplines and professional backgrounds. The average MPP student speaks 4 languages, holds 2 degrees, has completed 3 internships, and has studied, volunteered or worked in 3 countries. [more]
How to apply
To increase your chances of a scholarship or financial aid, you are encouraged to apply by 1 February.
You need the following:
- Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) from any disciplinary background
- Curriculum vitae
- Letter of motivation
- Academic transcripts
- Academic letters of reference
- English proficiency certificate (TOEFL or IELTS)
Applications are accepted until 1 May.