The program lasts two years and is divided into four semesters. Students must complete all courses in each semester. The first two semesters are dedicated to general knowledge and skills in public policy and public management.

Upon successful completion of the first year students must choose one of the specializations of studies available: Public Policy, Public Management.

Generally speaking, students shall fulfill: 25 ECTS for core courses, 6 ECTS for Internship, 25 ECTS for specialization courses, 20 ECTS for electives and 15 ECTS for thesis seminar or dissertation. The diploma is awarded to students after the successful completion of all courses and the submission of the written research project.