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Erasmus Mundus in Public Policy (Mundus MAPP)

University of Barcelona

24 months
11000 EUR/year
11000 EUR/year
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The Erasmus Mundus in Public Policy (Mundus MAPP) at the University of Barcelona is a 2-year-long international master's course. It directly responds to the educational needs created by the rapidly changing global environment and new public policy challenges.

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Programme Overview

The Erasmus Mundus in Public Policy (Mundus MAPP) at the University of Barcelona is part of a two-year programme along with 3 other partners. Mundus MAPP equips graduates with the conceptual knowledge and hard skills that are necessary for understanding and decisively intervening in contemporary transnational policy problems, from climate change to international terrorism or financial regulatory failure.

Programme partners

The consortium consists of four partners:

  • Institut Barcelona d'Estudis Internacionals (Spain)
  • Central European University (Budapest, Hungary)
  • Institute of Social Studies of Erasmus University Rotterdam (The Hague, Netherlands)
  • University of York (UK)

The first year is spent either at Institute of Social Studies of Erasmus University Rotterdam or at the Central European University in Budapest. The second year either at the University of York or the Institut Barcelona d'Estudis Internacionals (IBEI).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • International Relations Theory
  • Public Management
  • East Asian Studies
  • Nationalism and Ethnic Conflicts
  • Intelligence Studies
  • Globalization and Society

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Application deadline for applicants who do not wish to be considered for financial aid, EU/EEA residents. - July 1, 2021


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

Bachelors degree comprising at least three years of studies at a recognized university or institute of higher education. Candidates with a Bachelors degree in Natural Sciences or Engineering are not eligible to apply.

For IBEI tracks (CEU-IBEI, ISS-IBEI), according to the regulations of the Spanish Ministry of Education, applicants need to have successfully completed an undergraduate degree from a fully accredited institution of higher education (within or outside the European Higher Education Area)

  • TOEFL (Paper version; taken within two years of the application deadline) 580 or above;
  • TOEFL (Internet version; taken within two years of the application deadline) 92 or above;
  • IELTS – Academic (taken within two years of the application deadline) 6.5 or above;
  • Although Spanish is no longer a requirement for mobility tracks involving IBEI, basic knowledge of Spanish is recommended as some electives will only be available in Spanish.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11000 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    11000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11000 EUR per year during 24 months.

The tuition fee for Mundus MAPP is € 11,000 per academic year (€ 22,000 for the whole program). Enrolling students will be required to pay their tuition fees according to the schedule on the Mundus MAPP website.

Living costs for Barcelona

770 - 1360 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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