Columbia is one of the world’s most important centres of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields.
The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.
For more info, please visit the Columbia website.
Alternatively, you can email Rob Lieberman, Vice Dean for Academic Affairs, SIPA – Comubia University
Founded in 1954, the school was a pioneer in teaching Business Administration in Brazil. Avant-gardism, innovation and international excellence have marked FGV-EAESP’s history, both in educating young students, who will go on to pursue executive careers in public and private organizations in Brazil and abroad, and in educating managers and executives who look to us to update and further develop their educations. Developing state-of-the-art, innovative and relevant knowledge is another trademark of the school. Academic research, published in the top Brazilian and international magazines, and books contribute both to developing Science in Brazil and to the excellence of its graduate courses. Professors and researchers from the best universities in Brazil have been educated at the institution. Applied research and the publication of findings, especially through study centers, make FGV-EAESP, as a part of Fundação Getulio Vargas, an international think tank that is responsible for generating important knowledge for Brazilian society and the world.
For more info, please visit the FGV-EAESP website.
The Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Tokyo
The Graduate School of Public Policy (GraSPP) was founded in April 2004 to offer a graduate school master’s degree program (a professional degree program) to train experts in planning, implementing and evaluating public policy. GraSPP is a professional graduate school established for the purpose of fostering policy professionals with both high-level expertise and broad knowledge, engaged in wide-ranging aspects of public policy as public servants, experts at international organizations and research institutions.
For more info, please visit the The Graduate School of Public Policy website.
Hertie School of Governance
The Hertie School of Governance is an international teaching and research centre of excellence in Berlin, Germany that prepares students for leadership positions in government, business, and civil society. An internationally-recruited faculty, interdisciplinary in outlook, research, and teaching, offers analytically-challenging and practice-oriented courses on governance, policy analysis, management, and leadership and helps students grow intellectually in a professional, research-intensive environment, characterised by public debate and engagement. The School was founded in 2003 as a project of the Hertie Foundation, which remains its major partner.
For more info, please visit the Hertie School of Governance website.
Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore
The Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (LKY School) is a graduate school of the National University of Singapore, a comprehensive University founded in 1905, which today ranks as one of the world’s leading institutions of higher learning. Established in 2004, the LKY School has quickly emerged as the premier public policy school in Asia. With over 330 full-time Master and PhD students from over 50 countries, the LKY School aims to inspire the next generation of Asian and global policymakers and leaders and in so doing contribute to improving the lives of people around the world.
For more info, please visit the LKY School website.
Alternatively, you can email Kanti Prasad Bajpai, Vice-Dean (Research)
Institute of Public Affairs at LSE
The Institute of Public Affairs at LSE is a world class centre for its concentration of teaching and research across the full range of the social, political and economic sciences. Founded in 1895, LSE has an outstanding reputation for academic excellence.
It is unusual in combining a highly international staff and student community with a teaching and research focus exclusively on the social sciences, and in particular on their application to real-world problems and issues. From its foundation LSE has aimed to be a place where ideas are developed, analysed, evaluated and disseminated around the globe.
For more info, please visit the LSE website.
Alternatively, you can email Jo Underwood, MPA Programme and Development Manager
Sciences Po, Paris: Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris
Sciences Po, Paris was founded in 1872. It has, through many transformations, remained true to one goal: providing innovative, responsive, well-grounded education for leadership and service. Sciences Po, Paris is an internationally renowned centre of learning and scholarship in the humanities and social sciences. It functions as a selective research university in the international sense of the term, bridging the worlds of academia and public affairs in order to offer the analytical and leadership skills required by future leaders around the globe.
For more info, please visit the Sciences Po website.
Alternatively, you can email Francis Verillaud, Director, Direction des Affaires Internationales et des Echanges (DAIE).