Message from MID Academic Chair Professor
As a nation in high-speed economic growth and rapid urbanization, China’s development is significantly influencing China herself as well as the whole world. The School of Public Policy and Management at Tsinghua University has constantly served China’s development by educating and cultivating prospective leaders from not only China but also 50 countries throughout the world. Our Alumni are playing active roles in governmental agencies, NGOs, media, enterprises, as well as international organizations in China and around the world.
The Master of Public Administration (MPA) education at Tsinghua University’s School of Public Policy and Management is the first MPA program outside the U. S. accredited by the NASPAA. Launched in 2007, the Master of Public Administration in International Development (MID) degree program is completely taught in English. It is intended to prepare students with a strong academic and practical foundation to become future leaders and professionals of Chinese and international development. The program is the Chinese member of the Global Master’s of Development Practice (MDP) program network which has been initially supported by the McArthur Foundation. Two program tracks, International development and Chinese public affairs, provide 33 courses, rich field trips, and various internship opportunities in order to enable students to study and experience China’s development in theory and practice. So far there have been 197 students from more than 50 different nations choosing this program as their new career starting point.
The beautiful Tsinghua University is in Beijing’s northeastern suburb, where the original royal gardens are located. There are splendid historical heritages and cultural relics remaining on and off campus. Modern hardware, comfortable international atmosphere, and professional project management in the School of Public Policy and Management at Tsinghua University can offer you an ideal place to think, learn, and study in China. We are expecting your arrival!
Associate Professor, MID Academic Chair Professor
School of Public Policy and Management