M.Sc. On Campus

Government and Policies

LUISS University

24 months
12300 EUR/year
12300 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Government and Policies program from LUISS University represents an innovation in the field of university studies.The program provides specialized training in the sectors of administration, public policy, public management, and new media in their relationship with the political and institutional context. 


Key facts

Giving space to non-traditional educational practices, the Government and Policies  program from LUISS University is also aimed at preparing students for the world of work. Specifically, the program emphasizes the acquisition of professional skills and logical abilities that are essential for effective problem solving. The educational process for students, finally, is punctuated by meetings with important representatives of the business community, institutions and politics, and is characterized by an intensive and advanced study of languages.

The degree program is divided into an initial core of common courses and then into four distinct majors:

The major in Communications and New Media trains students to be able to strategically evaluate and manage the role of media and in general new digital communications technologies in sectors focused on managing political processes of the government and public policies. To this end the major has courses centered around the relationship between political communication and E-government, on deliberative democracy with regard to new technologies and on the interconnection between the languages of politics and new media.

The major in Institutions and Policies provides students with the theoretical and operational skills needed to work in public institutions in the broad sense (local, national and international administrations, as well as lobbyists, political parties, corporate institutional relations, etc.). The program includes specialist courses focused on the decision-making logic that characterizes the elected assemblies, the dynamics of European economic policy, multilevel governance and the ethical rules that should frame the action of public office holders.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Administrative Law 
  • Quantitative Methods for Public Policy 
  • The Italian Political System 
  • History of the European Institutions 
  • Analysis and evaluation of public policies
  • Communication and information law

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Academic transcript showing the studies completed to date and associated grades (grade point  average)
  • Details of the teacher chosen to provide a reference letter (including an e-mail address; upon submission of the application, the educator will receive a request to send the reference letter)
  • Other optional certification (for example, SAT, ACT, GMAT or GRE)
  • A short motivation letter (maximum 2,400 characters spaces included).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12300 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12300 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    12300 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12300 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Roma

850 - 1450 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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