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
  • strong analytical skills and pronounced interest in solving 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.

Get in touch with our students!

If you would like to learn more about life as a student at the Brandt School, feel free to contact the

Brandt School Student Government


If you are interested in finding out more about possible careers or research areas, please contact our

Alumni Ambassadors

Any further questions?

MPP Application and Admission Inquiries
(Willy Brandt School of Public Policy)
C19 - Research Building "Weltbeziehungen" / C19.02.01