Masters in Public Administration in Italy

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Public Administration

A Masters degree is an academic degree awarded to individuals who successfully denote a higher level of expertise. There are two main types of Masters - taught and research.

The master's degree in public administration encompasses the analysis of government organizations, policies, and programs. Individuals enrolled in the public administration program are able to study government decision-making and the behavior of elected and non-elected officials.

Italy, officially the Italian Republic, is a unitary parliamentary republic within the European Union, located in Southern Europe. To the north, it borders France, Switzerland, Austria, and Slovenia along the Alps.

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Master in Economics and Management of the Public Sector

Free University of Bozen - Bolzano
Campus Full time 2 years October 2016 Italy Bolzano

This two-year programme, belonging to the class ‘Public Administration Sciences’ (LM-63), aims to create professionals who will be able to react to the new demands for efficiency, efficacy and economy in complex administrative structures. [+]

Best Masters in Public Administration in Italy 2016/2017. Serving the Public, Serving the Future! Trilingual! This two-year programme aims to train professionals who will be able to react to the new demands for efficiency, efficacy and economy in complex administrative structures. It is based on a multidisciplinary approach and provides students with transversal analytical skills. The subjects in the organisational-management area are complemented by economic, statistical and legal subjects. The course concentrates on improving students’ problem-solving skills through seminars and case studies and also develops interpersonal and communication skills. Subjects taught are: Economics, Management, Strategies, Leadership, Institutional and Social Communication, Project Management, Statistics for the Public Sector, Accounting for the Public Sector, Theory of and Workshops in Public Law and Sources of Law, Law of the European Union and its Member States, Theory of and Workshops in Administrative Law, Information Systems and Communications in the Public Sector. Students are required to undertake an internship. Career opportunities are: The course allows students to decide upon their own educational path by choosing related and integrative activities based on the specific work objectives they may have. There is therefore a distinction between a European or international pathway and a pathway to internal careers. The former focuses on a career inside international or European organisations or firms working with them, in NGOs and in the diplomatic service; the latter concentrates on employment in public administration and firms working with them. The Masters is open to students holding a 3-year or 4-year Bachelor Degree, and while catering especially to candidates holding degrees in Economics, Law and Political Sciences, we welcome students with other degrees, as noted in the admission regulations. Admission is restricted and class sizes will be small (25-30 students). Please note: This is a trilingual study programme (Italian, German and English). Students have to prove knowledge in at least 2 out of the 3 tuition languages at a B2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages in order to be admitted. Scholarships & support programs All eu citizens can apply for a study grant by the Autonomous Province of South Tyrol. It is income based and might amount up to 5900 €. If you are eligible, you will also be exempted from the tuition fees. Non-EU students can apply for a study grant of the Autonomous Province of South Tyrol when they have a long-time permit to stay or if they have their residence in South Tyrol for at least one year without interruption. [-]

Master of Public Administration

SDA Bocconi School of Management
Campus Full time 12 months October 2016 Italy Milan

The Master of Public Administration (MPA) offered by SDA Bocconi School of Management is a one-year full-time program taught in English to students from around the world. [+]

Master of Public Administration Smart solutions to public challenges. The Master of Public Administration (MPA) offered by SDA Bocconi School of Management is a one-year full-time program taught in English to students from around the world. The MPA helps international students develop specialized knowledge and personal qualities for professional work in the public sector and associated institutions both locally and globally. State-of-the-art scientific background, actionable knowledge, professionalism and openness to diversity make the MPA a unique, once-in-a-life learning experience for future managers of public interests. The MPA is designed for students who are looking for solid public management tools and want to pursue a managerial career in governmental and non-governmental organizations, international institutions, as well as private businesses working with the public sector. MPA is the Master for you if You find managing public interests not only useful but also highly rewarding. You are looking for a highly ranked School of Management with a strong reputation and a public management department founded in 1976, devoted to the development of applied public management studies through research and education and has a solid international reputation. You are an established professional seeking leadership responsibilities in the international public sector. What MPA can offer you Will provide you with the skills and tools required to be a manager in the public sector. Will also teach you about international policies and best practices, while encouraging you to have an independent, transparent and flexible approach to public management. You will benefit from the MPA’s collaboration with a network of governmental institutions, international organizations and NGOs, which could eventually become your next career move. Benefits of choosing MPA Managing public interests locally and globally The MPA is a unique experience for every student and we know what it takes to help participants develop the practical skills that are needed on the job. That is why the MPA's pedagogy and working methods consist of a mix of traditional teaching and managerial education. Students and faculty from all over the world as well as strong connections with international institutions make the MPA program a truly international experience. A learning path The MPA is more than a package of courses. It is a comprehensive and well-balanced learning path, designed to help students achieve the maximum standards of professional knowledge and behavior. From the basics of public management to concentrations and internships, the MPA's learning environment fosters the development of a creative mindset required to tackle public management issues at a global level. A broad personal and professional network MPA students develop a large international network of contacts that typically include colleagues, faculty, guest speakers, public sector leaders, partner organizations, MPA Alumni and the larger Bocconi Alumni Association. This is another of the many benefits of studying at SDA Bocconi. Milano, a gateway to Europe The MPA location in Milano, the most international and fashionable city in Italy, provides the perfect environment for making the most of your time. While attending the program, you can enjoy everything the city has to offer. Milano is also a central hub for traveling all over Italy, Europe and the World. Enjoy getting in touch with a variety of cultures and backgrounds, with an Italian flare. [-]