The BMW Center for German and European Studies (CGES), the McCourt School of Public Policy (MSPP) and the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin offer a three-year dual degree program leading to a Master of Arts in German and European Studies (MAGES) and Master of Public Policy (MPP). Students will have the option of spending either their second year, or the spring term of their second year, at the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin.
The ProgramThe dual degree program requires three years of full time study. Successful completion requires achieving 72 credits, comprised of 36 MPP credit hours and 36 MAGES credit hours. In order to achieve the MAGES / MPP degree, students must:
- Achieve a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
- Write a thesis in the MPP Thesis Workshop, subject to the conditions listed below
- Pass the MAGES oral exam in the fall of their third year
- Satisfy the MAGES language requirements
- Oral proficiency in a European language other than English
- Written proficiency in a second European language other than English
- The dual degree combines MPP and the MAGES degree requirements.