The Scholarship Program for Executive Master in Development Policies and Practices (DPP Program)

The Scholarship Program for Executive Master in Development Policies and Practices (DPP Program)

30 December, 2019

Re: The Scholarship Program for Executive Master in Development Policies and Practices

Dear Sir or Madam,

We are very pleased to announce that the online application for the Executive Master in Development Policies and Practices (DPP) for the Year 2020-2021 is open from October, 2019 (https://graduateinstitute.ch/executive-education-courses/development-policies-and-practices). The deadline for the application is March 15, 2020.

The DPP is an international Executive Master program jointly organized by the Geneva-based Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID) and the Asian Institute of Technology. The program is designed for professionals at mid-career to senior career level, who hold or aspire to leadership positions in governments, international organizations and NGOs, as well as those in private sector seeking relevant skills and exposure in the Greater Mekong countries (mainly Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and Vietnam). The program is divided in 3 Modules that lasts 2 full-time months and 4 part-time months at the participants’ place of work.

  • Module 1: July/August 2020 in Bangkok, Thailand (5 full-time weeks)
  • Module 2 (Master only): August to December 2020 (4 months at the participants’ place of work)
  • Module 3 (Master only): January/February 2021 in Geneva (3 weeks in Geneva gathering all participants from other regions)

(Development practitioners who wish to participate in Module 1 only will receive an Executive Certificate in DPP).

The criteria for admission are:

  • Bachelor degree (minimum 3 years) and several years of professional experience (or an equivalent combination of training and experience)
  • Support of the candidate’s organization
  • Proficiency in English
  • Optimal age: between 30 and 45 years

For further information, please contact Ms. Pham Thuy (pthuy@aitcv.ac.vn), tel. +84 98 343 7728.

We do hope that this program is of interest to your organization and your partner institutions. We would highly appreciate your help in disseminating the program information to all potential candidates.

Sincerely yours,

Dr. Nguyen Huong Thuy Phan

Academic Coordinator and Head of SEA Region

Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies