1 May 2020 



(Partially Funded)


Digital Governance Scholarship 

 Hertie School in Germany presents its digital governance scholarship which is aimed at students who wish to delve into the various challenges posed by digitalization. The past decades have seen technological advancements at such a rapid and transformative pace that good policies in the digital realm have become especially crucial. Entire industries have experienced disruption as a result of automation and innovation. The widespread proliferation of (mis)information is accessible as a click of a button and personal data is becoming increasingly available.   

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The Hertie School is a private university based in Berlin, accredited by the state and the German science council. It prepares exceptional students for leadership positions in government, business and civil society. Interdisciplinary and practice-oriented teaching, first-class research and an extensive international network set the Hertie School apart and position it as an ambassador of good governance, characterized by public debate and engagement.  

Opportunity Focus Areas:

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Eligible Countries


Program Period

1 To 2 Years

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • All applications are assessed on the basis of the following criteria:
    – Personal suitability (40%): CV, professional experience, entrepreneurship, international experience, civic engagement.
    – Academic excellence (40%): Strength of academic background, academic performance – grades/transcripts, general academic qualification, linguistic qualification.
    – Motivation (20%): Convincing motivation to study public policy or international affairs, motivation to study at the Hertie School, overall coherence.

Opportunity Cost

(Partially Funded)

  • There is up to two full scholarships are available, each worth 32.500 EUR.

How to Apply

First Step: First, submit a standard application to the MPP or MIA programme.

Second Step: Additionally, answer one of the following questions in a brief essay:

  • How can digitalization be steered and regulated in a direction that is beneficial and improves public well-being?
  • How can digitalization foster innovation regarding policymaking and/or public service delivery and drive government transformation?

Third Step: The additional essay should be sent to grad-admissions[at]hertie-school[dot]org after a standard application has been submitted. The essay should be approximately two pages in length.

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