Programme Description

The Hertie School International Law and Human Rights Scholarship from the Hertie School comprises of 1 full tuition scholarship, available for applicants of all nationalities who wish to pursue a 2-year, full-time, Master of Public Policy or Master of International Affairs programme taught in English in Berlin, Germany.

The scholarship is directed at applicants with a demonstrated interest in International Law and Human Right either academically or professionally, who wish to pursue a degree in public policy or international affairs.

The Hertie School 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.

Target Group

The scholarships are available to applicants of any discipline or nationality who are interested in questions of International Law and Human Rights.

Academic Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree: to be eligible for a graduate degree at the Hertie School, you are required to have completed at least an undergraduate degree (Bachelor's or equivalent) of at least 6 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 are open to all academic backgrounds.

Duration

The scholarship covers the full tuition fees for the 2-year full-time Master of Public Policy or Master of International Affairs programme.

Scholarship Value

Every scholarship covers the full tuition fees of the respective Master's programme up to the value of 34,500 EUR.

Application Papers

You will find all information on the application procedure here.

Application Deadline

Interested applicants should submit their applications and motivation statements before 1 February.

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