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Executive MPA: Insights from the classroom

Meet Executive MPA professors and find out first-hand what makes our mid-career programme so special!

Join us for a virtual panel with faculty members on Tuesday, June 18, from 6:30 to 7:30 pm (CEST). During this session, our esteemed faculty members will share invaluable insights into the distinctive features and advantages of our Executive MPA programme. Gain firsthand knowledge about what sets our programme apart and how it can empower you to achieve your goals and make a meaningful impact.


Prof. Dr. Kai Wegrich

  • Kai Wegrich is Dean of Faculty and Research and Professor of Public Administration and Public Policy at the Hertie School. He is a political scientist with research interests in executive politics, regulation, public sector reform and innovations in policy-making. Wegrich has held positions at Humboldt University in Berlin, Potsdam University, the RAND Corporation and the London School of Economics. He is co-editor of the book series on Executive Politics and Governance (with Palgrave). He holds degrees from the Free University of Berlin and Potsdam University, where he earned his PhD in 2003.

Prof. Dr. Thurid Hustedt

  • Thurid Hustedt is Dean of Graduate Programmes and Professor of Public Administration and Management at the Hertie School. Her research focuses on public sector change dynamics, political-administrative relations and comparative public administration. Hustedt is the Managing Editor of the peer-reviewed journal dms – der moderne Staat (with Sylvia Veit). Previously, she was a visiting professor at the Freie Universität Berlin and a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Potsdam. She was a visiting researcher at the University of Bergen and the University of Toronto. Hustedt holds a PhD and a Diploma in Public Administration from Potsdam University.

Meet our Team