Master in Public Management and Policy (PMP)


The Master in Public Management and Policy is offered by the Faculty of Economics and the Faculty of Communication, Culture and Society of the Università della Svizzera italiana, USI, situated in Lugano, and is promoted by the Swiss Public Administration Network (SPAN). This full-time study programme comprises 120 ECTS, for a usual duration of 2 years.

The public sector has radically changed in recent years and creates interesting and exciting professional opportunities that require new, appropriately qualified professionals. The variety of abilities, skills and knowledge required by anyone wishing to occupy a position of responsibility and promote change in the public and in the private non profit sector are exactly what the Master in Public Management and Policy offers.


Awarded degree

With the successful completion of the programme, students will be awarded a Master of Arts in Economics and Communication, Major in Public Management and Policy.

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