Central European University

Central European University

Public Policy



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Arts in Public Policy (one year)

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The program combines a strong basis in the core subjects of public policy with specialization in selected policy areas. Courses combine analysis and critical thinking with problem-solving. Students work on both academic research papers and problem-oriented policy briefs, using quantitative and qualitative research methods.

Research areas include:
• International public policy, including globalization and global governance
• European Union public policy and governance
• Decentralized governance, including fiscal policy, budgeting and rural development
• Economic policy, including international trade, political economy and regulation
• Media, information and communications policy, including law and intellectual property rights
• Energy and environment policy, including regulation and energy security
• Higher education policy and management
• Cultural policy
• Social and health policy

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