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SPP aims to educate exceptional minds who aspire to be influential leaders in the public policy field.

  • Do you aspire to make a difference in the world?
  • Do you have an interest in addressing global public policy challenges?
  • Do you want to join a community of action-oriented thinkers?
  • Do you wish to create innovative solutions and foster change in government or international institutions, non-profits or private organizations?
  • Do you want to study with students from 50 countries?
  • Do you like to learn from engaging professors and unique classmates?
  • Are you looking for a multidisciplinary master’s program that offers academic courses, practical skills, and the chance to gain real-world experiences?
  • Do you want to live in Budapest, one of the most “student-friendly cities” in the world?

The School of Public Policy at Central European University offers postgraduate programs in public policy that have been designed to train a worldwide community that is committed to purpose beyond power. Our goal is to empower students by giving them the knowledge, skills, and real-world experience they will need to effect positive change for the common good in the public, nonprofit, and private sectors.