Master of Public Policy | Key Facts
- 2-year, full-time programme (120 ECTS) in English in Berlin, Germany
- Concentrations in Policy Analysis or Public Management | Explore the Curriculum
- Tuition for the entire two-year MPP programme at the Hertie School is €29,500 (€7,375 per semester)
- Career opportunities in federal and local government, think tanks and consultancies, private companies, civil society and international organisations
- Access to career services, professional and alumni network
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) for highly qualified applicants.
Here’s what you need to know before applying:
- We accept applications and offer scholarships until 1 May.
- To apply for a scholarship you must complete the financial information section of our online-application form and confirm your financial need.
- Scholarships are allocated onTHE BASIS OF merit and financial need.
- About 40% of our students receive scholarships in the form of awards ranging from 7,375 EUR to 29,500 EUR (25% to 100% of tuition fees).
- Scholarships are granted for the entire period of study (two years).
- Scholarships are allocated on a rolling basis and you will be informed shortly after the admission offer.
- On top of our our regular scholarship scheme we additionally offer a number of special full scholarships, such as the Future of Europe and New Perspectives scholarships. To apply for these scholarships, please see the special requirements on the left and make sure to mention your interest in these special scholarships in the online application form.
All applicants are ranked on the basis of the following criteria:
- Personal Suitability CV, professional experience, entrepreneurship, international experience, civic engagement. Weight: 40%
- Academic Excellence Strength of academic background, academic performance - grades/transcripts, general academic qualification, linguistic qualification. Weight: 40%
- Motivation Convincing motivation to study public policy or international affairs, motivation to study at the Hertie School, overall coherence. Weight: 20%
The ranking of applicants by the Admissions Committee is the basis for the allocation of scholarships for students with financial need. Financial need is determined on THE BASIS OF whether an applicant is able to finance tuition and living costs from the financial resources at their disposal.
Should you have questions regarding scholarships, please consult our FAQs or contact the admissions team(grad-admissions(at)hertie-school.org).