I would recommend the MEPP programme to all who are genuinely interested in European politics, policies and public administration
— Maartje Wouters, MEPP 2006
My stay in Geneva was a very enriching experience that I can specifically advise to anyone that is interested in the working of international organizations
— Katrien Meuwissen, MEPP 2010

Study Abroad

MEPP students have the opportunity to spend one semester or one year abroad.


To study abroad for one semester...

The MEPP programme is part of a wider network, comprising several European universities. This European Masters of Public Administration Consortium (EMPA). EMPA facilitates students and staff alike to exchange ideas and build on respective strengths and institutions.


Students can choose to spend their second semester in:

University of Geneva (Switzerland)

Corvinus University of Budapest (Hungary)

Deutsche Universität für Verwaltungswissenschaften Speyer (Germany)

Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris (France)

Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam (The Netherlands)

Rijksuniversiteit Leiden (The Netherlands)

SDA Bocconi, Milano (Italy)

Tallinn University of Technology (Estonia)

Université Catholique de Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium)

Institut d'Études Politiques de Lyon (France)

University of Limerick (Ireland)

University of Ljubljana (Slovenia)


At the end of the year, successful students will receive an EMPA certificate, signed by both the home and international university.

Information for incoming and outgoing EMPA exchange students