Apply for Masters in Public Admin at CEU

2-year MPA at School of Public Policy starts Sept 2014

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Strategic communications for WWF

November 5th, 2013

Anyone seriously interested in studying Public Administration should consider the Masters course at the at the Central European University (CEU)

The  (MPA) course at a US accredited university in one of Europe's most interesting cities offers a world class graduate education focused on global public policy issues. And the SPP is now seeking to recruit exceptional students from all parts of the globe to enroll in the programme, which will begin in September 2014.

Areas of concentration include Regional and Global Governance, Human Security and Sustainable Development, and Global Media and Communication. The programme entails a Passion Project, a student-designed, policy-oriented practice component; the Skills For Impact program, an integrated series of skill development modules; and an internship.

Successful applicants will have a strong academic background, high aptitude and passion for learning both in and out of the classroom, high leadership potential, strong interest in global policy, and a commitment to the public good.

Ideally, applicants will possess one year or more of professional or volunteer experience.

The application deadline is January 23, 2014.

Financial aid is available.

The School of Public Policy at Central European University is an English-language, graduate university located in Budapest, which is accredited in the United States. SPP aspires to become, in the words of its founder George Soros, a “new kind of global institution dealing with global problems.” It is committed to the values of public service and the promotion of open societies through interdisciplinary research, innovative teaching, and engagement with policy practice.

Central European University is a research-intensive university specializing in graduate education in the social sciences, humanities, public policy, law, and business. Its mission is to promote academic excellence, state-of-the-art research, and civic engagement in order to contribute to the development of open societies around the world. 

For more information about SPP and CEU, please visit and .

For more information on the admissions procedure please visit our pages on the application process, general CEU admission requirements, and financial aid, or write to .


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