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International Master of Public Administration (IMPA)

Tsinghua University

12 months
7731 EUR/year
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The International Master of Public Administration (IMPA) program is an one-year English degree program offered by the School of Public Policy and Management (SPPM) at Tsinghua University.


It is designed for government officials from developing countries and focuses on enhancing cooperation and exchanges between those countries. It aims to expand participants’ ability to apply public administrative theories and tools, to gain a better understanding of China’s development practices and to build leadership skills necessary for problem-solving in transition countries.

The International Master of Public Administration (IMPA) program at the Tsinghua University was launched in 2008 in order to share the successes and failures of China’s development experiences and to make contributions to the practice of international development. 

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Public Organization and Management
  • Public Policy Analysis
  • Comparative Politics and Government
  • Research Design and Thesis Writing
  • Governance and Development
  • Economic Development: Theory and Practice

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A formal degree certificate of the Bachelor’s degree (original notarized photocopy);
  • Academic transcript of the Bachelor’s education (original or notarized photocopy);
  • Resume In English, including personal background, study experience after high school and work experience;
  • Personal statement in English, at least two pages. 
  • Two Letters of Recommendation, original in English or in Chinese: one letter must come from the professor of the previously enrolled university; the other must come from the current employer or supervisor;
  • One photocopy of the personal and ordinary passport;
  • Photocopies of English language proficiency test results 
  • Foreigner Physical Examination Form, the examination result must be obtained within 1 month. 
  • CSC Application Form;
  • Three recent photos of passport size. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7731 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7731 EUR per year during 12 months.

RMB 60,000

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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