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Master in Management & Public Affairs - Double Degree with Freie Universität Berlin

About This Masters Degree

Course Description

The HEC Paris / Freie Universität Berlin (http://www.fu-berlin.de/) Double Degree Program in "Public Policy & Management" (http://www.polsoz.fu-berlin.de/en/polwiss/studium/frankreich/stud_fu_hec/index.html) offers an intercultural and interdisciplinary approach at the heart of the relationship between business and public administration management. It has both a research and a professional dimension.


Freie Universität Berlin is a leading university in Public Policy.

The Otto-Suhr-Institute is the largest institute of Political Science in Germany. It offers a wide range of courses and specializations and always achieves top positions in rankings.

HEC Paris is a world leading business school, renowned for the quality of its degrees, faculty and research (see HEC rankings http://www.hec.edu/Masters-programs/About/Rankings). For more than a century, its history of academic excellence and selectivity has enabled HEC Paris to train inspired and responsible leaders, capable of anticipating changes in the world and leading them.


The objective of this program is to equip students with the necessary knowledge and techniques that will enable them to pursue a successful career in international organizations or diplomacy.


Students will live on two different campuses and have two international experiences, therefore sharpening their international profile.


Students benefit not only from the close ties that HEC Paris has developed with the business world but also those of Freie Universität Berlin, through various networking events, conferences and career fairs.

The HEC Alumni network alone, consists of more than 52,300 members in 127 countries.

Program details





The HEC Paris / Freie Universität Berlin Double Degree prepares graduates for a career in national, European and/or international administration and management.


Visit the Master in Management & Public Affairs - Double Degree with Freie Universität Berlin page on the HEC Paris website for more details!

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(Student Profile)

Roscoe Sun

2882.jpg Master International Finance
Class of 2015
From London School of Economics
Internship experience as an Analyst at Odysseus Capital

After being schooled in the UK I went on to study the BSc in Philosophy & Economics at the London School of Economics. During my time there, I also completed a summer internship at Odysseus Capital, a Hong Kong based merchant boutique bank.

Ideal location

I chose to attend HEC Paris for numerous reasons. Firstly, prior to entering the industry, I wanted a firm grounding in all areas of finance. Subsequently, attending HEC Paris, one of Europe’s most reputable academic institutions provided an excellent opportunity to do so. Furthermore, having been born and brought up in London, the prospect of living in a neighbouring yet culturally differing city certainly appealed to me. Lastly, knowing that I wanted to work in London made the choice all the more pertinent due to HEC Paris’s proximity as well as its strong placement track record.

Career support from Faculty and Staff

Within the course there is a strong focus on acquiring pragmatic knowledge. For this reason, there is a wide variety of group-based case studies which stand as excellent preparation for interviews and real-life work. Further to this, there is plenty of careers support available on the course too; this is true both from careers advisors provided through the school as well as students from within the program itself. This year saw plenty of MIF students already boasting internship experience and full-time offers from top firms prior to finishing the program. Both sources of career advice proved invaluable in my job search and the exceptional placement record achieved this year is truly testament to the added value of the program.

Building a global network

Personally, it was the genuinely eclectic mix of people that has really impressed me. With a close social circle representing in excess of ten countries, not only is this an excellent global network but also a remarkable opportunity to meet new people and understand different cultures. Some of my personal highlights of the year include the MIF London study trip, playing in and winning the MBAT Rugby 7s tournament, a group trip to Serbia, another to the French Alps and a more recent one to Interlaken- a town for outdoor activities in Switzerland.
Going forward, I’m looking forward to starting as a full-time analyst at Greenhill and advancing my career there.


Entry Requirements

Bachelor Degree in any field with minimum 180 ECTS-creditsKnowledge of German (B2/C1)Proficiency in EnglishFrench language is welcome, but not mandatoryTen-month internship (can also be completed after the studies in France or Germany, if not completed prior to the program

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