Fees and Funding

Tuition Fees for the Master of Public Management

The current tuition fee for the 12 month MPM Program is € 13.400 and it has to be paid in four installments throughout the year. A registration fee of 500€ is required upon admission to the program and is deducted from the last installment.
Please note that the payment plan can be adjusted according to specific Scholarship requirements and the tuition fee can also be paid in one installment only.

The fees cover

  • Core, optional and supplementary modules
  • Use of all university facilities
  • Teaching materials
  • Study tour to Brussels
  • Public-transportation pass for the Berlin-Brandenburg area
  • University registration fee

Not included are costs for

  • Accommodation
  • Health insurance

Financial aid and scholarships

The MPM program offers a partial tuition waiver of € 1000 to students who have not secured any other partial or full scholarship. Applicants who have been admitted to the program by July 1st, 2020, have accepted the place and paid the registration fee of € 500 and have not received any further scholarships are eligible. In order to register for the tuition waiver, every applicant has to follow the procedure down below and participate in a webinar on how to finance their studies. 

The € 1000 will be deducted from the individual installments in four steps of € 250 each.

How to register for a partial tuition waiver:

  1. Apply for the Master of Public Management (MPM) within the official application period and secure admission to the program.
  2. Upon admission to the program, sign the tuition agreement and pay the registration fee of € 500 in order to secure your place.
  3. If you are not receiving any other financial aid (partial or full scholarship), you are eligible for a partial tuition waiver.
  4.  In order to register, please fill the registration form and sign up for a webinar on financing your studies.
  5. Send this form, together with your signed tuition agreement, to application@noSpammpm-potsdam.de
  6. Participate in the webinar.
  7. Complete this process by 1st July 2020.

Based on students' experiences the following other options are suggested to secure full or partial funding: