Brandt School Universität Erfurt
Position Announcement: Franz Haniel Professor for Public Policy (W3)

The University of Erfurt invites applications for the Franz Haniel Professor for Public Policy. The fully tenured position (W3) is expected to represent the field of public policy at the Brandt School in both research and teaching. The University seeks to appoint a highly qualified academic with a strong research record, excellent teaching, and with international and practice-oriented outlook. Prerequisites for this position are a completed PhD or doctorate, a Habilitation (postdoctoral lecturing qualification) or equivalent academic credentials. Read the full announcement here.


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The doctoral dissertation of Raghav Sharma, graduate of the Willy Brandt School of Public Policy at the University of Erfurt, has been published as a book by Routlegde.

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For the first time, applications for the Deutschlandstipendium ('Germany scholarship'/national scholarship program) are open for international applicants who are going to start their studies...

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Master of Public Policy

Study an innovative Public Policy Program among an inspiring group of students from all over the world.

Our Master of Public Policy is a two-year graduate program which combines elements of various social sciences and applies them to the practices of governments, administrations and nonprofit organizations. Bringing together theoretical and practical skills, the MPP trains future political leaders to make sound decisions. The program is fully accredited through ACQUIN. Read more

Why Brandt School?

Established in 2002 as Germany´s first professional school of public policy, the Brandt School incorporates the vision of its name patron that the world is fundamentally interconnected and interdependent, that local solutions require global understanding, and that responsible policy-making means to boldly think outside of the box.

In this spirit, the Brandt School offers students, researchers and the broader policy community a highly international atmosphere, a uniquely trans-disciplinary approach, and a practice-oriented outlook. Read more