Masters in Public Policy


A stricto sensu (specific) type master's degree program, which confers the diploma of Masters in Public Policy Management, with the approval of CAPES (Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Educational Personnel) - which certifies stricto sensu graduate-level programs in Brazil.

It combines theoretical knowledge and applied disciplines, in addition to advanced principles in public policy management, to allow students to perform outstandingly in governments and other public organizations.

It is offered in two formats: regular and intensive.

Target Public

Professionals of the public sector, in addition to persons from the private or third sectors who have dealings with governments.

It is important to have experience in public affairs.

Benefits and Differentials

  • Possibility to apply for an Exchange program in large universities around the world, Sciences-Po (Paris), Graduate School of Public Policies (Tokyo) and the LBJ School of Government (Austin, Texas).
  • Program offering two diplomas, one by SIPA (MPA - Master in Public Administration), in New York, through an annual selection process and specific criteria.
  • Technical visit to Bilbao, in partnership with the OAS and George Washington University.
  • GPP Lab, with activities placing human resources as a priority within governments and society in general.

Duration, Frequency and Regularity

Classes: During the week, from 4PM to 6:50PM and from 7PM to 8:50PM.
Location: FGV/EAESP – Av. Nove de Julho, 2029 or Rua Itapeva, 432 (São Paulo, Brazil).

Regular format:
Two weekly 3-hour classes, during 24 months, with two elective subject to be chosen in each two-month period.
Designed for students who intend to reconcile the course with their professional activities.

Intensive format:
Four weekly classes, during 12 months, with four elective subjects to be chosen in each two-month period.
Designed for full-time students.


Regular format:
R$ 60.000,00 or 24 installments of R$ 2.500,00.

Intensive format:
R$ 45.000,00 or 12 installments of R$ 3.750,00.

Amounts for students entering in 2nd semester of 2017 with prices adjusted annually by the IGP-M inflation index.

According to CAPES regulations, this course does not have any scholarships. Committed to diversity, FGV/EAESP will offer up to three half scholarships, for outstanding students in the selective process who cannot afford the full amount.

Students may also apply for credits of 20% to 80% of the monthly amount to the FGV/EAESP Scholarship Fund. Find out more sending an e-mail to or call +55 11 3799-7786.

More Information

+55 11 3799-7777