When making a change is all you can think about, consider a Master’s at UNU!

The United Nations University (UNU) is a global think tank and postgraduate teaching organisation that works towards resolving the pressing global problems of human survival, development and welfare. Through its network of 13 institutes located in 12 countries, UNU fosters collaborative research and education specifically to support the delivery of the UN’s SDGs. 

UNU-MERIT (the United Nations University – Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology) is one of the largest UNU institutes.

We offer an internationally renowned Master of Science in Public Policy and Human Development (in partnership with Maastricht University). 


Why study public policy and human development? 🤔

Systemic change that makes a difference in people’s lives often begins at the policy level. The design and structure of public policy is a key factor in human development – in other words, creating fair opportunities and choices for all people:

This double-degree Master’s programme will give you a clear understanding of good governance – the emphasis is on learning how public policy can be designed, monitored and implemented in the most effective and efficient way, to make a positive change to as many lives as possible.  


Start your journey at the UN University! 🇺🇳

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