12 months
10600 USD/year
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This Public Management and Policy program at University of Haifa provides a specialization in Public Administration, Public Management and Policy Studies, which will prepare students to direct policymaking and manage public organizations in a changing and uncertain environment where economic, social and political dynamics constantly influence the daily operation of governments.

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What will you study

The Public Management and Policy program at University of Haifa   establishes the theoretical foundations for policy analysis and for understanding the operative rationales of public organizations, but its focus is on providing professional, practical tools for analyzing and managing the public arena.

The program offers advanced tools such as decision making, policy design, analyzing political-economy dynamics both locally and globally, strategic management in complex and uncertain environment, analyzing international policies and challenges related to cyber security, immigration, climate change, financial relations and trade, developing leadership and innovation in public organizations and conducting reforms.

 Many of these tools and areas interact with each other and hence the program emphasizes an integrative approach which allows students to choose appropriate means to handle situations from a rich and diverse tool box.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Policy analysis
  • Public administration and management
  • Political economy in international perspective
  • Global Public Leaders:  Organizations, leadership and innovation
  • Research workshop

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

GPA: 80%, 3.0

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A B.A degree,with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0, 80% of the equivalent from an accredited university
  • Copy of diploma and official transcript
  • TOEFL scores (if native language is not English or candidates have not previously studied at an institution of higher education where the language of instruction is English). A minimum of 570 (paper-based test), 230 (computer-based test), or 89 (internet based test)
  • CV/Resume
  • Statement of Purpose (up to 1,500 words)
  • 1 year managerial experience
  • Video interview
  • Additional documents may be required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10600 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Haifa

770 - 1243 EUR /month
Living costs

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


  • University of Haifa Need-Based Scholarship
  • Fulbright MA Degree Fellowships
  • U.S. Federal Aid - Master's Programs Applicants
  • MASA Israel Scholarship Program

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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