Policy Analysis

Professors, external lecturers, students, and guests have their say. We highlight current, and sometimes controversial, issues from all possible perspectives. Experts in their respective fields comment, explain, and discuss policy decisions.

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Research and PhD

The MPP plays the fundamental role in the school’s concept. Nevertheless, our activities are reaching out further into academia. In this category, our PhD candidates introduce themselves and discuss their research/dissertation project. 

Alumni & Career

The Willy Brandt School is surrounded by a substantial network of professionals. Brandt School alumni work in international organizations, municipal, regional, and federal governments, think tanks or renowned enterprises in the private sector. This category allows you to immerse into this network and to get to know the professional environment the Master of Public Policy program is preparing for.

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The Bulletin Podcast

Here you can find all the episodes recorded for our The Bulletin Podcast. In each episode, our hosts interview the fascinating students, alumni and researchers of the Brandt School and hear their experiences and voices from all over the world. We discuss social entrepreneurship, academic life, publications and, of course, politics and policy! We will be thrilled to hear your feedback, as well as to receive suggestions for the next episodes. 

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Global Updates by Brandtians

Our world is changing rapidly - and Brandt School students and alumni have a lot to say about it! In this category, we have bite-size texts with first-hand overlook on what is happening in the world through the lens of our glocal community.


Brandt School Life

Looking behind the scenes of the first German Public Policy School that, often, does not seem German at all. What does it mean to be “International” and “Interdisciplinary”? Who is behind our work? How did we develop? What are the activities and events that reach beyond academia, but are still essential for our work?

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Politics and the Future of Work in Middle-Income Countries (PolDigWork)

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