Edition 3 · Academic Year 2017/2018
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Edition 3 · Academic Year 2017/2018
November/December 2017

Dear Friends of the Hertie School,

On behalf of the students, faculty, and staff of the Hertie School of Governance I wish you happy holidays and a wonderful new year.

Helmut K. Anheier


Explore more highlights from 2017

New professorship at the Hertie School’s Centre for International Security Policy in Berlin

NXP to sponsor a Professor of International and Cyber Security.

Handelsblatt "Person of the Year 2017"

Hertie School students were asked by Handelsblatt to elect the “Person of the Year”. Read their laudations for Margrethe Vestager and Federica Dávila.

Berlin’s Hertie School strengthens presence in Latin America

Latin American alumni chapter opening; financial aid agreement with Colfuturo finalised.

Rebooting the EU: Which lessons from Trump, Brexit and the euro-area crisis?

Financial Times' Future of Europe Project featuring essay winner and MIA student Julian Lang.

New security report outlines path to jumpstart European defence cooperation

Report by Centre for International Security Policy at the Hertie School, Munich Security Conference and McKinsey offers five choices to build capability.

Ordoliberalism, law and the rule of economics

New book co-edited by Christian Joerges offers a multi-faceted exploration of the conceptual history of ordoliberalism.

Johanna Mair, Christian Seelos win 2017 Terry McAdam Book Award

Annual award honours a new book that advances the field of social innovation and nonprofit management.

What are "consumer friendly" deadlines?

New research by Christian Traxler shows how tight deadlines can get people to act.

Young adults in Germany lack health education

Klaus Hurrelmann co-develops STADA Health Report 2017 with worrisome results for younger generations.

Official launch of the Sustainable Development Goals Professional Certificate

Five Hertie School students to participate in programme, which kicked off 11 December in Paris during the One Planet Summit.

Apply now: Hertie School Law Scholarship

The Hertie School offers two full tuition scholarships for law graduates to study public policy or international affairs in Berlin.

MPP students finalists for digital public administration award in Milan

Alix Auzepy and Katharina Bella are currently studying abroad at partner school Bocconi University in Italy.

Hertie School MIA student Marc Becker wins NYC Cyber 9/12 Student Challenge

Becker is currently studying abroad at partner school Georgetown University in Washington, DC.

New year, new skills: Executive training at the Hertie School

01.02.18 – 03.02.18
EU governance
Executive Seminar with Mark Dawson.

01.03.18 – 03.03.18
Nudging and experimental policy evaluations
Executive Seminar with Christian Traxler.

26.03.18 – 28.03.18
Human resource management
Executive Seminar with Gerhard Hammerschmid.



Three steps to digital public administration

Effective rules, staff investment and communication of benefits are key, says Gerhard Hammerschmid.

Making the most of the Brexit deal

Jean Pisani-Ferry on Brexit: The question now is what sort of future relationship the two sides can agree on.

Would a minority government in Germany really be so bad?

Andrea Römmele argues that a minority government might be just what Germany needs.

Upcycling to serve social, environmental and business goals

Since completing her Executive MPA in 2014, social entrepreneur Carolina Rius founded a new business in Cambodia.

How healthcare offered a promise of trust in the Colombian peace process

When the government needed a health strategy for former combatants, Camilo Sánchez Meertens had the right skills for the job.
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