International Public Administration, Master | Peking University | Beijing, China
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International Public Administration

24 months
3944 EUR/year
3944 EUR/year
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The International Public Administration program from Peking University has successfully fostered numbers of outstanding alumni who have served in the high levels in government departments in China and the world.


Program Features

  • Understanding China: the distinctive curriculum of the International Public Administration program from Peking University covers Chinese state governance, Chinese government administrative reform, China's diplomacy, Chinese economic development, Chinese social governance and innovation, Chinese culture and history.
  • Specialized teaching modules: Apart from core courses, you can choose one of the 4 concentrations to develop a deeper understanding of a specific area. The 4 concentrations are state governance, global governance, public administration and public policy.
  • Deep field practice: Apply your learning through field practices. The insightful field practices will take place in different parts of China, and will let you learn the Chinese development and reform in person.
  • Internationalized and cross-sector faculty: IMPA faculty consists of domestic scholars and international scholars, as well as political elites, business leaders, government officials at different levels, and leaders of international organizations and nonprofit organizations. They are experts in public administration, economics, political science, sociology, management and other disciplines, who teach and share their latest research results and practical experiences in class.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Public Administration
  • Public Policy Analysis
  • Public Economics
  • Strategy and Management of Public and Non-profit Organization
  • State Governance Model and Chinese Experience 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


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Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  •  Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens with a valid passport, or any other identification certificate sufficient to verify his/her nationality;
  • Applicants for the master’s program must have attained a Bachelor’s degree or above;
  • Applicants must be proficient in English.
  • GRE(1300) or above,
  • All applicants shall be in good physical condition and carry no infectious diseases which may have a serious impact on public health, or which fall under any of the health situations prohibited by China’s Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Laws and Regulations.
  • Application Form
  • Photocopy of valid passport
  • Passport photo
  • Undergraduate school transcript
  • Bachelor's degree diploma
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement
  • Copy of article or papers published
  • Letter of guarantee
  • the certified paper documents

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3944 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3944 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • National

    3944 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3944 EUR per year during 24 months.

29,000 RMB/Year

Living costs for Beijing

6409 - 7841 CNY /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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