Mundus Masters Programme in Public Policy

Master of Arts (MA)

The Mundus Master of Arts in Public Policy (Mundus MAPP) is a two-year-long international joint Masters program in Public Policy.

Mundus MAPP

The overall objective of the programme is to provide scholarly education and practical training for future academic and policy leaders in the public, private and non-profit sectors.

It aims to provide a detailed and systematic understanding of how political institutions, processes and public policies operate and interact from the global political economy through to national and local levels with a direct focus on European engagements at these levels of governance.

The design of the programme is based on the belief that future leaders need training in problem situating and problem solving approaches, and in order to situate and understand policy problems, experiences with concrete policy interventions.

Career opportunities

Mundus MAPP Alumni work all over the world in governmental, non-governmental and third sector organizations, academic institutions and large business, or continue their studies in PhD programs.

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Education Objectives

The overall objective of the Mundus MA Program in Public Policy (Mundus MAPP) is to provide scholarly education and practical training for future academic and policy leaders in the public, private and non-profit sectors. It aims to provide a detailed and systematic understanding of how political institutions, processes and public policies operate and interact from the global political economy through to national and local levels with a direct focus on European engagements at these levels of governance.

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Curriculum

The first year is spent either at ISS or at the Central European University in Budapest and the second year either at the University of York or the Institute on International Relations in Barcelona (IBEI)

For the curriculum of the different mobility tracks, please take a look at the list of courses.

Target Audience

ISS-IBEI track: Applicants wishing to study public policy with the objective to work for international organizations, think tanks or NGOs and/or applicants wishing to have a career in research related fields (PhD for example) may well be attracted to this specific track.

ISS-York track: Applicants wishing to study public policy in the context of developing countries with the objective to work for an international organization in the future may well be attracted to this specific track.

The ISS mobility tracks

Admission and application

Full details of the Mundus MAPP programme, including academic requirements, fees and how to apply are available on the Mundus MAPP website.