Executive Master of Public Administration Central and Eastern European Scholarship 2017, Hertie School of Governance, Germany

Hertie School of Governance


March 15, 2017

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About  the scholarship 

The Hertie School of Governance invites professionals from all sectors from central and eastern European countries (including the Western Balkans) as well as from NISPAcee member states to apply for the Central and Eastern European Scholarship for the next programme start of the Executive Master of Public Adminis- tration (Executive MPA) in September 2017.

The Executive MPA is an international executive master programme for professionals from the public, private, and non pro t sectors. The fully accredited programme provides expertise and additional quali cations in Management, Governance and Leadership and can be completed in 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time (modular entry possible by way of Executive Seminars & Certi cates). Located in Berlin, vibrant hub of European political dialogue, the Hertie School of Governance attracts renowned faculty and experienced professionals from all sectors in Europe and abroad. Participants travel to the block courses from places as far away as Arusha, Oslo, Washington D.C., or Moscow. Exchange programmes with Copenhagen Business School (CBS), ESCP Europe, etc. allow students to visit courses at these schools and vice versa.

The Executive MPA Central and Eastern European Scholarship is worth 29,500 EUR and covers the complete tuition fees for the Executive MPA programme at the Hertie School. The funds will be granted with a view to the quality of the application, the contribution of the applicant to the diversity of the student body as well as his/her financial need.

Key facts

  • International Executive MPA programme in English located in the heart of Berlin
  • Flexible programme: Study full-time (1 year) or part-time (2 years, extendable to 3-4 years) with curriculum tailored to individual interests and needs
  • Courses taught by renowned international faculty and experienced practitioners
  • Professional exchange with international peers from all sectors and life-long career services
  • International partners and study abroad opportunities
  • MPA degree
  • 46 days of attendance
  • Tuition: 29,500 euros
  • Loans and scholarships available
  • Annual programme start: September, modular entry possible

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • very good higher education degree in any discipline
  • at least two years of relevant work experience (the average is ten years)
  • proficiency in English

Application deadlines:

  • 15 March (priority deadline for most scholarships)
  • 15 May
  • Late applications are accepted until 15 August

Programme start in early September

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. The selection committee may decide to invite preselected candidates to a phone or skype interview. Early application is strongly encouraged.


  • 15 courses in Berlin and one four-day workshop in Brussels or London
  • Combine courses in one- or two-week sessions to reduce the number of trips to Berlin 
  • Choose one of the following concentrations: “Leadership and Management”, “Economics, Finances, Methods” or “Intersectoral Management”
  • Attend courses at leading European partner institutions including ESCP Europe (Executive MBA), Copenhagen Business School (MPG) and University of Bern (Executive MPA) 
  • Conclude your studies with a master’s thesis of high practical relevance
  • 60 ECTS credits

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February 18, 2017