A one-year joint Master programme by CIFE and the School of Government of LUISS Guido Carli. The Master is focused on how to assess, manage and enhance private and public institutions’ governance with a wide range of economic and digital intelligence tools.The programme is taught by renowned researchers and experienced professionals who combine second to none practical expertise and academic credentials. It combines on-site teaching, case studies, consulting missions, research thesis, and distant learning tools.
Teaching language: English
Study Destinations: Rome, Berlin, Nice
Duration: A one-year programme from October to June
Credits: 60 ECTS
Starting Date: October 2021
Applied research - Contributing partners
Students are expected to actively participate in applied research studies provided by our contributing partners. To complement their studies, motivated graduates may apply for traineeships in these global institutions.
Contributing Partners of the programme:
OECD in Paris
Potsdam Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies
Secretariat of the Euromed City Network in Nice
Sustainable Finance Geneva
Swiss Philanthropy Foundation in Geneva
United Nations Conventions on Desertification in Bonn
KFW Development Bank in Berlin
Overview of the academic year
Live in Rome, Berlin, and Nice and learn how, today more than ever, governance is a game-changer in the global economy.
The Joint Master in Global Economic Governance and Public Affairs (GEGPA) is a one-year programme that takes place in three different cities:
October to December: Rome (Italy)
The programme starts in Rome, on the campus of LUISS School of Government. Courses will give an introduction to Global Governance, focusing on the context and challenges of economic governance and policy in the 21st century.
January to March: Berlin (Germany)
The programme continues in Berlin, in the CIFE premises. Teaching will be concentrating on new forms of transnational and interregional governance as a way forward towards Sustainable Development in the context of major climate and demographic changes.
April to June: Nice (France)
Courses conclude in Nice, in CIFE's main premises. A special focus will be placed on Policy Intelligence, inciting participants to investigate how far the digital society enables transforming economic data into policy knowledge. Students will complete a master thesis as part of their academic requirements.
Entry requirements & How to apply
For students who have completed their undergraduate studies.
Good knowledge of English required.
Application deadline: Spring 2021 (10% discount by 15 March 2021).
For more information and to pre-register contact firstname.lastname@example.org
To apply, go to the online application form.
Programme structure & learning outcomes
Stretching over one academic year the programme is structured into four modules. Throughout the whole curriculum in Rome, Berlin and Nice students will participate in networking meetings with national and international government officials, private sector representatives and leading academics organised by LUISS School of Government in Rome and by CIFE in Berlin and Nice.
1. Global Governance at LUISS School of Government in Rome
Learn the context and challenges of economic governance and policy in the 21st century while attending the following courses:
Democracy and Global Governance: conceptual and methodological issues
Global politics: power shifts in an age of globalisation
Statistics for international public affairs
The political economy of the Euro crisis
2. Sustainable Development, the way forward? at CIFE in BerlinStudy new forms of transnational and interregional governance as a way forward towards sustainable development in the context of major climate and demographic changes by completing the following courses:
Global and Local Regulation
3. Policy Intelligence at CIFE in NiceInvestigate how far digital society enables transforming economic data into policy knowledge by studying:
Global Risk Management
4. Applied Research Methodology, case studies, simulation exercises and skills workshops throughout the whole curriculum in Rome, Berlin, and Nice.
Degree & Title
At the end of the programme, the participants will obtain:
Digital and sustainable economy-relevant curriculumExperiencing the digital economy in a globally interdependent world and developing the analytical expertise necessary to govern economic institutions that strengthen individual opportunity, social cohesion, and environmental stability.
Experts' applied research feedbackBuilding their skills on mastering governance towards sustainable economic development with a hands-on master thesis mentored by CIFE and LUISS experts as well as other seasoned policy leaders.
Global alumni and network communityConnecting with CIFE's and LUISS’ network of policymakers and diplomats while also accessing exclusive project opportunities in European and international institutions.
Graduates receive two certifications from the CIFE along with a diploma from the LUISS School of Government, granting altogether 60 ECTS at Master level:
The degree qualification "Policy Officer in European and International organisations" (level 7 EQF), recognised by the French state. (CIFE)
The CIFE & LUISS School of Government Joint Master's degree in Global Economic Governance and Public Affairs, certified by the Italian state at Master level.