INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON PUBLIC POLICYInternational Conference on Public Policy

Institutional Members

The International Public Policy Association is composed by Individual and Institutional Members. The Institutional Members play a central role to support the development of the Association.

The list of our Institutional Members in 2017:

  • School of Global Affairs and Public Policy (GAPP), The American University in Cairo, Egypt
  • Science Po - CEE, France

The list of our Institutional Members in 2016:

  • CIDE, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas, Mexico
  • ENAP, Escola Nacional de Administração Pública, Brasília, Brasil
  • ENS Cachan / Université Paris-Saclay, France
  • ENTPE - University of Lyon, France
  • Éupolis Lombardia, Milan, Italy
  • FLACSO Ecuador, Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales Sede, Ecuador
  • KU Leuven, Master of European Politics and Policies, Leuven, Belgium
  • Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • School of Public Policy and Management, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
  • Scuola Normale Superiore, Institute of Human and Social Sciences, Florence, Italy
  • University of Colorado Denver, USA
  • University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Social Sciences, China

The list of our Institutional Members in 2015:

  • ENTPE - University of Lyon, France
  • Éupolis Lombardia, Milan, Italy
  • FLACSO Ecuador, Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales Sede, Ecuador
  • Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • Science Po Grenoble, France
  • University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Social Sciences, China

Presentation of Institutional Members

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School of Global Affairs and Public Policy (GAPP), The American University in Cairo
The American University in Cairo’s School of Global Affairs and Public Policy (GAPP) prepares its graduates to take the lead in shaping the future of their nations and the world at large, with a strong belief in the interaction between international and public affairs, an unwavering commitment to ethics and the rule of law as well as a recognition of the unique role that the media play in shaping public policy.
Over the past years GAPP has become the leader in the Middle East in educating and empowering students committed to global affairs and public policy. The core competencies of GAPP are effective communication skills, multi/interdisciplinary focus, professional experience, global perspective and policy research.
GAPP consists of three academic departments: Public Policy and Administration, Law, and Journalism and Mass Communication, including five research centers: the Center for Migration and Refugee Studies (CMRS), the Cynthia Nelson Institute for Gender and Women Studies (IWGS), the Kamal Adham Center for Television and Digital Journalism, the Middle East Studies Center (MESC) and the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdul Aziz Alsaud Center for American Studies and Research (CASAR), and the Executive Education unit. All GAPP academic programs offer students unique opportunities to develop a comprehensive overview of the strategic issues that are of great concern to global citizens today.
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Sciences Po, CEE
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CIDE, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas, Mexico
CIDE, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas, is one of Mexico’s most important centers of teaching and research in the social sciences. Recognized both nationally and internationally, CIDE has been a non-profit public institution since its establishment in Mexico City in 1974. It is a small, unique academic institution engaged in the first class research and teaching in the social sciences. CIDE is intellectually independent and self-governing in all aspects of its academic life; premised on the idea of knowledge as one of society’s most critical and powering public godos. CIDE has three core functions : teaching; research and outreach to public and decision makers. For more information :

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ENAP, Escola Nacional de Administração Pública, Brasília, Brasil
The National School of Public Administration (“Escola Nacional de Administração Pública”, ENAP) is a federal public foundation, linked to the Brazilian Ministry of Planning, Budget and Management and is the main school of government in Brazil. Founded in 1986, it is a reference school for the training of high officials and civil servants of strategic state cadres (such as the Public Policy and Governmental Management Specialists, the Budget and Planning Analysts, the Social Policies Technical Analysts, the Infrastructure Analysts and Specialists, the External Trade Analysts, and others) and for promoting crucial public policy and governmental management debates. The school´s mission is “to develop the skills of the civil servants in order to increase the capacity of governance in managing public policies”. Its official vision is “to be a reference in training and development of high performance public agents and also an inductor of innovation in public management to deliver results for the society”.

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ENS Cachan / Université Paris-Saclay, France

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École Nationale des Travaux Publics de l’État (ENTPE), France
The École Nationale des Travaux Publics de l’État (ENTPE) is an engineering college of the University of Lyon. Supported by the Ministries of Environment, Transport and Sustainable Development of France, ENTPE provides opportunities for engineering students interested in gaining expertise in transport, urban development and environment policies for pursuing government or private sector careers. ENTPE offers programs for Bachelors and Masters degrees and contains six academic research unit specialising in various topics.
One of these research units - The Laboratoire d’Économie des Transports (LET) - specialises in transport policy. It is attached to the National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS),the University of Lyon and ENTPE. LET’s research activities are at the crossroads of transport, regional studies and society. Its research staff comes from various disciplines such as economics, engineering, geography, sociology and political science. For more information: and

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Éupolis Lombardia, Milan, Italy
Éupolis Lombardia is the Institute for research, statistics and training, a public governmental agency which supports regional Government and policymakers in Lombardy, established in 2011 with a clear mission: to provide knowledge which can support Lombardy’s government in planning and implementing policies.
The end users of the Institute’s products are the Region’s Legislative Assembly (Consiglio), the Executive Council (Giunta), and the entire Region’s institutional and socio-economic system. More specifically, it carries out the functions of strategic studies and research in public policy; policy design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation; training for the top management; managing the regions’ statistics and the regional departments’ observatories.
All this, through innovative integration of research, data analysis and training, collaboration with local bodies, universities, the third sector, businesses and research and training centers.
Moreover, the Institute is part of SISTAN, National Statistics System, and in this rule it makes available some data base to make efficiency analysis on public sector: for example, research about social expenses in the Lombardy districts or local public transport, or also the statistics about public balance sheets.

For further information
Éupolis Lombardia - Institute for research, statistics and training
OFFICES : Via Taramelli, 12/F- 20124 Milan - ITALY

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FLACSO Ecuador, Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales Sede, Ecuador
FLACSO Ecuador was established in 1974 through an agreement between the Ecuadorian State and the FLACSO international system. The institution is part of the Ecuadorian university system and was recognized by the Higher Education Law in the year 2000. FLACSO Ecuador has administrative and financial autonomy in accordance with its founding agreement.
FLACSO Ecuador produces and disseminates knowledge in the social sciences and humanities through critical and creative teaching and research. Its principles are pluralism and academic autonomy, with the aim of contributing to the development of diverse Latin American and Andean schools of thought, as well as promoting justice, equality and social inclusion. Please visit the website here

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KU Leuven, Master of European Politics and Policies, Leuven, Belgium
The Master of European Politics and Policies (MEPP) is an internationally accredited advanced one year master program at KU Leuven, Belgium. The MEPP program combines academic excellence in the comparative study of politics, policy-making and administration within Europe, with a concern for the practical challenges that professionals in policy, managerial and consultative functions face. MEPP’s unique focus on promoting comparative approaches not only strengthens students’ cognitive capacities and analytical skills, but also fosters an open-minded attitude to diversity. MEPP offers students from around the globe the opportunity to study at one of Europe’s oldest and most well established universities. KU Leuven prides itself on its high academic rigor and reputation. Currently ranked 5th on the Continent, 12th in Europe and 35th in the World (THE 2016), KU Leuven remains at the forefront of the study of European Politics and Policies. Building upon its strong links with European Union practitioners, MEPP successfully prepares graduates for a highly competitive job market. MEPP alumni count numerous policy-officers in international institutions as well as public affairs consultants. In several cases, following MEPP has also led graduates to pursue a successful career in academia.

For more information on the MEPP program: see

Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Part of the National University of Singapore, the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy was established in 2004 with the mission of educating and inspiring current and future generations of leaders to raise the standards of governance in Asia, improve the lives of its people and contribute to the transformation of the region. With over 400 students spanning 70 countries, the School’s unique Asian focus allows students to experience public policy education in a distinctively global environment. The School has a number of research centres and institutes that contribute both to scholarly inquiry as well as policymaking, and frequently plays host to distinguished speakers and visiting scholars. For more information about the School, visit

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School of Public Policy and Management, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
The School of Public Policy and Management (SPPM) of Tsinghua University was founded in 2000. As the first graduate school of public administration in China, the School’s long-term objective is to become a world-class institution that actively engages in teaching, research and consulting on global public affairs. In 2003, the school was one of the first to obtained national Level-1 authorization and accreditation for the discipline of public administration. In 2013 national academic appraisal, the school was 1st in academic reputation and research and 2nd in overall ranking.

The school has established Master of Management, doctoral, and MPA programs which are offered in Chinese and three English-taught programs including Master of Public Administration in International Development, International MPA, and Master of Public Administration in International Development and Governance. It is about to launch a joint bachelor’s degree program in administration management. In 2013, the MPA program was accredited as the only university outside of the United States of America with NASPAA Accreditation.

For more information, please visit:

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Scuola Normale Superiore, Florence, Italy
The Scuola Normale Superiore, established by Napoleon in 1810, is a special public institute for higher education that in its two centuries of life has earned itself a special place, both in Italy and abroad, a place characterised by merit, talent and scientific rigour. The institutional activities are distributed among three academic structures: the Faculty of Humanities, the Faculty of Mathematical and Natural Sciences, placed in Pisa, and the new Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences, located in Palazzo Strozzi in Florence. The Academic Ranking of World Universities rates the School among the top six universities in the world and the second in Europe according to per capita performance. In 1927 the Normale was the first Italian university to set up a PhD School. Actually, the recently established Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences offers an international fully-funded four-years PhD Programme in Political Science and Sociology (with focus on the four main research areas of the faculty: Democracy and social movements; Comparative/global public policy and governance; Comparative politics and society; Transnational Politics, Institutions and Norms). For further information visit the website:

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University of Colorado Denver, USA
There is a reason U.S. News & World Report ranks the School of Public Affairs at the University of Colorado Denver as the top public affairs school in Colorado, and among the best in the United States. We combine world-class faculty, a diverse, urban environment that creates opportunities for experiential learning, rigorous programs, and flexible schedules. The result is a student body united in its vision for a better world and equipped with the practical skills to make it happen. Students gain real-world perspective working in the field and learning from professors who shape public policy through research. When students graduate, they’re not just ready to start making an impact: They’ve already begun. The UC Denver School of Public Affairs provides numerous programs, degrees and certificates that cater to students’ aspirations in criminal justice, public administration and public policy. Hybrid and online degree programs allow students to mix on-campus and online courses that are taught by the same top-notch faculty. Or students can earn a degree from our prestigious university through a 100 percent online experience. All of our undergraduate and graduate programs offer accessible tuition that make a degree from a top-ranked public affairs school attainable. Students simply won’t find a better educational value from any other public affairs or criminal justice program. Visit the website for more information:

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Science Po Grenoble, France
Located in the heart of the campus and home to 1,800 full-time students from all regions of France and 150 exchange students from more than 100 partner institutions around the world, the IEPG is a prestigious center for education and research in the social and political sciences. Admission to the IEPG for degree candidates is by competitive exam and students generally complete a five-year program of study leading to a Master’s degree in one of 15 areas of specialization, including European Studies, Non-Governmental and Inter-Governmental Organizations, Comparative Politics, Social Economics, Public Policy, Arts Administration, Journalism, Public Opinion Surveys and Research, Latin American Studies, and Legal and Financial Management.

IEPG is part of the IDEX project since January 2016 :
Our IDEX project is focused clearly and exclusively on creating a single world-class university: Université Grenoble Alpes (UGA). This university will reinforce our capacity to attract leading scholars and students, develop ground-breaking research and competitive curricula and promote a specific identity focused on innovation. UGA will be a fully integrated institution with single research and education strategies and clear decision-making processes. For more information, please visit :

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Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Hong Kong, China
Founded in 1911, The University of Hong Kong is a comprehensive research-intensive English language University which ranks 28th in the World and 2nd in Asia. Research and teaching on public policy is spread throughout the University and focuses on ageing, behavioral health, civil society and NGOs, climate change, the economy, education, environment, food safety, housing, internet, media and culture, non-profit management, public administration, public health, social work, tourism, transport, urban planning, and water governance. The University seeks to establish a world-leading public policy programme that includes cutting-edge research and innovative teaching and learning, and that provides a platform for public engagement focused on novel solutions to local, regional, and global problems. The public policy program organizes public lectures, policy forums, seminars and workshops; has established a public engagement platform; and provides opportunities for visiting academics and practitioners to visit HKU. Together with the University of Southern California, we will launch a joint Master of Global Public Policy, aimed at providing solutions to critical transboundary public policy issues, providing East-West perspectives on policy problems, and nurturing the next generation of policy entrepreneurs. For more information, please visit


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