Admission Requirements

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We are pleased that you are interested in studying our Master of Public Policy. The following pages will guide you through your application for the program.


Prerequisites for applying to the Master of Public Policy program at the Brandt School

  • higher education entrance qualification (i.e. high school diploma, Abitur)
  • college or university degree (i.e. Bachelor, Master, Diploma, state exam, etc.) with a minimum duration of 6 semesters, ideally in subjects from the social sciences, economics, or law
  • professional work experience (minimum of one year)
  • above-average grades or above-average professional performance
  • analytical talent and pronounced interest in political problems
  • very good English language proficiency

You find our application and enrollment timeline on the page Dates & Deadlines. Our Application Process page will specify on the above-mentioned requirements as well as on the steps from online application to enrollment. If you wish to apply for the MPP under the DAAD Helmut-Schmidt-Programme, please go to Scholarships.

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You've got all your documents and are determined to become a public policy professional?

To apply for the Master of Public Policy at the Brandt School, please visit our

Online Application Portal


Any further questions?

MPP Application and Admission Inquiries
(Willy Brandt School of Public Policy)
Willy Brandt School (Nordhäuser Straße 84) / room 0006