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Hertie School of Governance: Transatlantic Leadership Scholarship
The scholarship is directed at applicants with a demonstrated interest in transatlantic cooperation, either academically or professionally, and who wish to pursue a degree in public policy or international affairs. Transatlantic cooperation is defined broadly and can include political, economic, security, societal, cultural or policy cooperation.
The Hertie School of Governance is an international teaching and research centre of excellence located in vibrant and cosmopolitan Berlin. Our motto is Understand today. Shape tomorrow. We attract a highly talented student body from diverse national and interdisciplinary backgrounds. We offer them a study environment characterised by close interaction with faculty, lively public debates and engagement with current policy developments.
The Master of Public Policy (MPP) provides tomorrow’s decision makers with the tools they need to analyse policies, critically assess policy innovations and evaluate solutions. It is a hands-on programme, giving students not only knowledge but experience that they can use to promote good policies in all sectors.
The [Master of International Affairs] (MIA) equips students with the tools of international policymaking to tackle global challenges and devise sound policy proposals in a global multilevel system. Understanding how to navigate this complex landscape of diverse actors and disciplines forms the core of the programme.
- Undergraduate degree: to be eligible for a graduate degree at the Hertie School of Governance, you are required to have completed at least an undergraduate degree (Bachelor's or equivalent) of at least six semesters at an institution of higher education.
- Academic background: while many applicants have completed their degree in subjects related to public policy and international affairs, the master’s programmes at the Hertie School of Governance are open to all academic backgrounds.