Doctoral Programme in Governance

Hertie School of Governance

Program Description

Doctoral Programme in Governance

Hertie School of Governance

The Hertie School of Governance in Berlin is currently accepting applications for its

Doctoral Programme in Governance

starting in September 2013. The three year Doctoral Programme in Governance offers rigorous academic training in research design and familiarises students with cutting-edge theories, methods and con­cepts in the field of governance and public policy. The programme addresses applicants who are interested in exploring modern gover­nance in an interdisciplinary and international context.

Applicants need to have a strong foundation (master's degree or equivalent) in economics, law, political science, sociology, public administration, public management or related fields. Key selection criteria are

  • quality and overall thematic fit of the applicant's PhD dissertation proposal with the research agenda of the Hertie School and its Research Clusters,
  • the applicant's academic performance and references,
  • CV and overall motivation.

The School offers living cost stipends for three years to a limited number of particularly qualified applicants. For more information on deadlines and the admissions process please complete the form to the right.

The Hertie School of Governance is an international teaching and research centre of excellence that prepares students for leadership positions in government, business, and civil society. An interdis­ciplinary focus and policy orientation distinguish the School's research agenda. Internationally recognised academics make up the core faculty. Together with visiting faculty, postdoctoral researchers, and PhD students they cover a broad spectrum of public policy issues in their teaching and research. First-rate publications and a broad range of research projects and cooperations with partner institutions in Germany and abroad are further marks of research at the Hertie School.

Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2016
Duration
Duration
Full time
Price
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Deadline
Start date Sept. 2016
Place
Germany Berlin Region
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