Hertie School Of Governance Doctoral Program - International Students 2024/2025 - Keepswiki

Hertie School Of Governance Doctoral Program – International Students 2024/2025

Are you looking to begin your career in academia, research, or research-based public policy? If so, the Hertie School of Governance Doctoral Programme in Governance might just be the perfect opportunity for you. This programme is open to candidates with an exceptionally strong master’s degree (or equivalent) in economics, law, political science, sociology, public administration, management, or related fields.


The Doctoral Programme in Governance is designed to bring students to the cutting edge of social science knowledge in a field that has emerged as one of the most important and dynamic fields of inquiry. It brings together perspectives from economics, political science, law, and sociology, and requires excellence in qualitative and quantitative methodologies. The field of governance is inherently comparative, international, and policy-oriented, and is both theoretical and practical.

If you’re interested in pursuing this opportunity, the Hertie School does not charge tuition fees for its doctoral programmes. It offers eight competitive three-year stipends of 1450 euros per month plus a monthly health insurance contribution of up to 200 euros. The programme also provides disciplinary training and close supervision, academic excellence and advanced skills training in an international and multidisciplinary setting, state-of-the-art research and methods to tackle today’s challenges and a vibrant, close-knit and diverse academic community.

The programme is designed for students with a desire to understand fundamental problems and patterns of governance at the highest level of academic research. Candidates should have a very strong foundation in one of the disciplines represented at the Hertie School of Governance – economics, law, political science, sociology as well as public administration/management and related fields. Candidates should also be open to interdisciplinary research and comparative perspectives, as governance and public policy issues typically transcend the boundaries of academic disciplines.

Applications for the Doctoral Programme in Governance are open until February 1, 2024. If you’re interested and qualified, you can apply on the Hertie School’s website. Take the first step towards a fulfilling career in academia, research, or research-based public policy today.

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