Administration and Public Policy  Amministrazioni e politiche pubbliche (APP)

General information

Classification of Scholarly Field LM-63 Public sector administration
Application and Admission Open with entry requirements examination. How to apply.
Course Duration 2 years
Course Attendance Not mandatory
Course Language Italian
Course Location via Conservatorio 7 - Milano
Head of Studies Gabriele Bottino
Course Website Programme Description

Course Objectives

The degree programme in Public Administration and Policy produces managers equipped with:

  • pragmatic understanding of the modes of functioning - or malfunctioning - of local, national and supranational organisations
  • the ability to manage human, financial and technological resources and regulatory restraints in complex organisations
  • a complete command of the methodologies adopted for the design, production and evaluation of policies and services
  • an in-depth understanding of the standards used in international comparisons
  • the technical training required to increase the accountability of public administrations
  • the capacity to render this information easily accessible to citizens and their associations, using all the resources made available by the new technologies
  • the competences required to promote collaboration between different administrations, from a multi-level governance perspective
  • a sound grasp of the organisational conditions required for the development of e-government
  • the capacity to reflect on the responsibilities connected with the use of public resources, also from the standpoint of public ethics.

Career and Employment

The degree programme in Public Administration and Policy is designed to train managers capable of assuming positions of high responsibility and to coordinate highly complex projects.

They can work in all areas of public administration, in service firms, non-profit organisations, public auditing authorities and supervisory bodies, and consultancy firms.