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1 Fulbright/Master in Public Administration at SDA BOCCONI Award

Accepted Degree Levels
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
Grant Period
13 Months
PDO
No Pre-Departure Orientation
Award Profile

One award is available for a Master of Public Administration at SDA School of Management. 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 Italy and around the world. The MPA helps international students develop specialized knowledge and personal qualities for professional work in the public and associated institutions both locally and globally. The MPA is a unique experience for every student and it helps participants develop the practical skills that are needed on the job. Students and faculty from all over the world as well as strong connections with Italian and international institutions make the MPA program a particularly rewarding experience.  

Grant Period

13 Months

The Master of Public Administration will begin at the end of September/early October 2019 and will end in December 2020.  This period includes a mandatory internship program to be conducted in Italy. SDA Bcconi will support students in securing an internship in Italy that provides some level of reimbursement. As most internships are not remunerated, grantees must be prepared to cover any additional cost related to the internship period. The exact starting date of the Master's program will be confirmed in Summer/early Autumn 2018.

Pre-Departure Orientation

No Pre-Departure Orientation

Candidate Profile

This grant is intended for candidates with a special interest in public management studies and seeking future professional leadership responsibilities in the international public sector. Specifically, 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.

Accepted Degree Levels

Bachelor's

Master's

Doctoral

Foreign Language Proficiency

Required - Novice

Italian language proficiency is not a requirement in the candidate selection process, but is strongly recommended. While the program is delivered through English, applicants should include plans for language study in their Fulbright applications, and selected applicants should begin studying the language as soon as feasible, since language abilities will greatly enhance the Fulbright experience.

Fulbright Proposal Types

Independent Study/Research: No

Graduate Degree Enrollment: Yes

Affiliation

The grantee will be enrolled in the SDA Bocconi School of Management to attend the Master of Public Administration. Applicants are not required to apply to the SDA Bocconi School of Management or include a letter of affiliation with their application. Once an applicant is awarded a grant, he/she will be requested to complete an application to the University.

Affiliation Fees/Tuition

Tuition fees will be covered as part of the award.

Special Application Instructions

In your Embark on-line application, Question #22 Award Name please select SDA Bocconi Masters from the drop down menu.

Dependents

Dependent support is not available

Fulbright Commission/U.S. Embassy Website

http://www.fulbright.it

Fulbright Commission/U.S. Embassy Contact

Barbara Pizzella