Why study Digital Governance at Hertie?

Studying Digital Governance at the Hertie School prepares you for the fast-paced and ever-changing world of digitalisation in public policy. Our curriculum combines academic theory with practical applications in the digital realm, providing you with a deep understanding in policy design and implementation in the realm of digital transformation. We study digital governance with respect to these three areas: digitalisation of government, artificial Intelligence (AI) and the human transformation, and governance of digital services. 

The school's location in Berlin, a hub for digital innovation and policy, offers a unique opportunity to experience digital governance in action and to network with leading professionals in the field. Our campus is a vibrant centre for events and discussions, placing you at the core of digital governance discourse. You'll be equipped to understand and influence the complex interplay of technology, policy, and society and to have a significant role in shaping the digital future.

To which Master's programme should you apply?

If you want to focus your studies in Digital Governance you should apply to our Master of Public Policy (MPP)Here's an overview of the programme and some of the courses you could take:

Building a digital society, the Estonian way

Join students from the Hertie School and the Oxford Internet Institute as they embark on a study trip to Estonia, a nation that stands as a beacon of digital progress in Europe. Learn more about the insights from this and from previous trips here.

Your go-to place during your studies: The Centre for Digital Governance

Our core Digital Governance Faculty