Hertie School New Perspectives International Scholarship in Germany

Degree LevelGraduate
Type Academic Scholarships
Final Deadline 01 February, 2021
Intake Year2021


The New Perspectives Scholarship from the Hertie School comprises of two full tuition scholarships, available for applicants of all nationalities who wish to pursue a two-year, full-time, Master of Public Policy or Master of International Affairs programme taught in English in Berlin, Germany.

The scholarship is directed at students of science, engineering and humanities who wish to join the Hertie School for a degree in public policy or international affairs

The Hertie School is an international teaching and research centre of excellence located in vibrant and cosmopolitan Berlin. Our motto is Understand today. Shape tomorrow. We attract a highly talented student body from diverse national and interdisciplinary backgrounds. We offer them a study environment characterised by close interaction with faculty, lively public debates and engagement with current policy developments.

The Master of Public Policy (MPP) provides tomorrow’s decision makers with the tools they need to analyse policies, critically assess policy innovations and evaluate solutions. It is a hands-on programme, giving students not only knowledge but experience that they can use to promote good policies in all sectors.

The Master of International Affairs (MIA) equips students with the tools of international policymaking to tackle global challenges and devise sound policy proposals in a global multilevel system. Understanding how to navigate this complex landscape of diverse actors and disciplines forms the core of the programme.

Target Group

The scholarships are available to applicants of any discipline or nationality who wish to complete a Master of Public Policy leading to an MPP degree or a Master of International Affairs leading to an MA degree.

Academic Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree: to be eligible for a graduate degree at the Hertie School of Governance, you are required to have completed at least an undergraduate degree (Bachelor's or equivalent) of at least six semesters at an institution of higher education.
  • Academic background: while many applicants have completed their degree in subjects related to public policy and international affairs, the master’s programmes at the Hertie School are open to all academic backgrounds.


The scholarship covers the full tuition fees for the two-year full-time Master of Public Policy or Master of International Affairs programme.

Scholarship Value

Every scholarship covers the full tuition fees of the respective master programme up to the value of 34,500 EUR.

Application Papers

You will find all information on the application procedure here.

Application Deadline

Interested applicants should submit their applications and motivation statements before 1 February 2021.

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