The Master in Public Management and Policy is offered by the Faculty of Economics and the Faculty of Communication Sciences of the Università della Svizzera italiana, USI, situated in Lugano, and is promoted by the Swiss Public Administration Network (SPAN). This full-time study programme comprises 120 ECTS, for a usual duration of 2 years.
The public sector has radically changed in recent years, and creates interesting and exciting professional opportunities that require new appropriately qualified professionals. The variety of abilities, skills and knowledge required by anyone wishing to occupy a position of responsibility and promote change in the public and in the private non profit sector are exactly what the Master in Public Management and Policy offers.
The Foundation for the Lugano Faculties of USI and the Università della Svizzera italiana, will award a total of 60 one-off study grants of the amount of 4'000 CHF each.Distribution of the grants will be as followed: 20 grants will be awarded to students that pursued a Bachelor degree at a Swiss University, 20 to students that pursued a Bachelor degree at an Italian University and 20 to students that pursued a Bachelor degree in a University from other countries.
Value of Scholarship(s)
The merit based grants are given to students admitted as first-year students of a USI Master programme. Merit is determined based on the results of the academic degree that gives access to the Master (usually the bachelor's).
Candidates are kindly asked to send the complete application by July 31st. All applicants will be notified by the middle of August.
The formal requirement for admission to the Master's degree in Public Management and Policy is the completion of a Bachelor's degree from a recognised university in public economics, business management, politics, sociology, law, communication sciences, or an equivalent university degree.
Recipient: University of Lugano
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