Edition 5 · Academic Year 2017/2018
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Edition 5 · Academic Year 2017/2018
March 2018


Dear Friends of the Hertie School,

On 16 March we hosted our first Open Day. A big thank you to the faculty, staff, students and alumni who welcomed over 100 prospective students on campus. Join us next time if you missed it. 

We were delighted to have MPP alumna Kaija Landsberg, Managing Director for “Strengthening Democracy” at the Hertie Foundation, join our Supervisory Board. Welcome, Kaija!

The Hertie School is recruiting several professorships, among them Professor of Public Management and Leadership, Professor of Data Science and Public Policy and Director of Hertie School Data Lab and Professor of Public Administration and Management. For more info visit our website.

Enjoy the latest edition of our newsletter!

Helmut K. Anheier

President

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Public consulting firm PD sponsors professorship for public administration and management at the Hertie School of Governance


The school is also recruiting professorships for public administration and management, and data science and public policy, a role that includes the directorship of the new Hertie School Data Lab.
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Hertie School one of two German champions at Jessup International Moot Court competition


Team beat 19 top German law schools, will advance to world finals in Washington, DC.
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European civil servants share knowledge from inside the machinery of government


CAPITALS programme brings together top civil servants and executives from across Europe.
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National Action Plan for Health Literacy: Healthcare and academic experts call for a comprehensive strategy


The plan, co-authored by Klaus Hurrelmann, offers 15 concrete recommendations involving all the relevant actors, and aims to make the healthcare system more user-friendly and promote citizens’ health literacy.
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EUPACK project publishes comparison of EU countries’ public administrations


Gerhard Hammerschmid presents at European Commission conference in Brussels.
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Hertie School study on gender equality in the arts, culture and media presented to German Cultural Council


The findings were discussed on International Women’s Day 2018.
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How is the digital age changing democracy as we know it?


Students and experts explore the future of political participation and democracy in workshop with Andrea Römmele.
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Anti-corruption provisions in trade agreements can be highly effective


Alina Mungiu-Pippidi presents research to the European Parliament’s Committee on International Trade.
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A learning journey towards social innovation


Johanna Mair guides Executive MPA students on a quest for the secret to creating impact.
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Apply now: Study at the Hertie School in Berlin


We offer Graduate Programmes and Executive Education specialised in public policy, international affairs, public administration and governance.
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Upcoming Executive training


18.04.18 – 21.04.18
Economics for non-economists: Micro- and macroeconomics
Executive Seminar with Kerstin Bernoth.

23.04.18 – 25.04.18
Political communication
Executive Seminar with Andrea Römmele.

14.05.18 – 17.05.18
Workshop in London
Workshop for executives with Gerhard Hammerschmid.
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Germany’s dangerous political marriage


Germany’s new grand coalition is a good outcome for its short-term stability, but bad for democracy, writes Helmut K. Anheier in Project Syndicate.
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International Women’s Day: “Institutions have to be designed from the ground up to ensure equal treatment”


Canadian Justice Minister speaks at the Hertie School on her personal experience working for inclusion.
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Rwandan Foreign Minister sees a bigger role for Africa in ensuring peace and security


Louise Mushikiwabo speaks at the Hertie School in a post-Munich Security Conference discussion.
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How to keep armed groups from using land mines


Latest research by Julian Wucherpfennig and colleagues published in The Washington Post's Monkey Cage.
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Event preview: Technology and the next frontier in human rights


16.04.2018 | 6:00-7:30 pm

A discussion with Dunja Mijatović (Commissioner-elect for Human Rights, Council of Europe), Nani Jansen Reventlow (Director of the Digital Freedom Fund) and Samantha Bradshaw (Researcher on the Computational Propaganda Project, University of Oxford), chaired by Başak Çalı (Hertie School).

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Alumni Reunion 2018


We are excited to invite Hertie School Alumni to the 2018 Reunion from 4-6 May.
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Windows of opportunity


As Innovation Manager at McKinsey & Co. in Frankfurt, EMPA Alum Robert Stemmler leads a team of researchers in 25 locations around the world, bringing together their knowledge and experiences to find new and creative ways of doing business for their clients.
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MPP students place second in public administration innovation competition in Italy


Digital mobility platform receives honourable mention at “B4DPA” competition organised by Bocconi University.
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Call for applications: Hertie School Executive Training Award


Alumni are invited to present creative proposals for executive education initiatives that would be beneficial for their organisation, company or institution.
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Students compete with innovative SDG solutions at GPPN conference in NY


Hertie School students’ solar generator made it to final round, awarded honourable mention.
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