Enrolment deadline: 27th of September
The MASTER IN PUBLIC GOVERNANCE IN THE ARAB WORLD, offered by the University of Granada and the Euro-Arab Foundation for Higher Studies, provides high quality training in the concept of Governance and its applicability in the Arab World as well as the rest of the world.
The programme is intended for high-level civil servants countries of the MENA region as well as professional and academic specialists in fields related to governance, public administration and public management. Master candidates will have the chance through their training to improve their skills and challenge their understanding of Governance through modules delving on a great variety of topics related to reform and effective government. A programme like the MPGAW is of the up-most relevance, especially taking into consideration the events taking place since the Arab Spring with the wave of institutional and political challenges taking place in the region.
Achieving good Governance among Arab regimes requires strong support and enforcement of laws that guarantee rights and fundamental freedoms, achieve horizontal and vertical accountability to control executive power, and ensure balance among public and private actors.
Added to this, administrative and legal reforms to increase the economic capacities of these countries stresses the need of specialists capable of bringing the policy-related insight and solutions necessary in order to achieve effective government. The MPGAW’s teaching dynamic is based on a method of blended learning that combines online courses and on-site seminars, allowing the students to carry out their studies without having to give up their professional commitments.
The onsite seminars will take place Granada (dates to be confirmed depending on availability and schedules of professors), where students will be able to interact directly between themselves as well as with faculty and professional experts of international reputations.
Understand the concept of Governance and its applicability in the Arab World. Train Arab civil servants and managers working in Public Administration entities from Arab countries, experts of Public Administration, researchers and international professionals. To provide another vision to researchers and specialists about the new challenges in the MENA region. Reinforce relations between Europe and the Arab world, from a cross-cultural perspective and experience. Provide capabilities to implement e-government and ICT as tools for providing public services. Improve multi-level relations inside the Administrations of the Arab World. Highlight the importance of gender-equality in mainstream society to achieve good governance principles.
PROGRAM CONTENTS AND PROFESSORS
We are accounting with a variety of professor from different universities such as Granada University, University of Complutense (Madrid), University of Rome, University of South Florida, San Francisco State University, University of Dresde, Autonomous University of Madrid, Université Mohammed V and Rabat University, Birzeit University, London School of Economics and Political Science and Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales. As well it is important the special collaboration from United Nations Development Program - UNDP.
Module 1: Introductory Unit: Introduction to Good Governance: Normative principles and focus areas 3 Module 2: Reforms in the Arab World: public management, policy analysis and evaluation. Case studies. 5 Module 3: Political reforms in the Arab World. new future expectations.(Seminar 1) 9 Module 4: Local and Global Governance. European Union Policy regarding Mediterranean and Arab region. 5 Module 5: Multi-level relations: decentralization and coordination. 5 Module 6: Accountability, transparency and fight against corruption. 5 Module 7: Economic Reforms in Arab World (Seminar 2) 5 Module 8: E-Governance and information systems 5 Module 9: Governance, leadership and organization: leadership training. 6 Module 10: Gender, Governance and gender empowerment in Arab World 5 Module 11: Security Sector Governance: from International Security Regulation to Security Sector Reform in the Arab World 5 Module 12: Methodology 4 Module 13: Dissertation 4 TOTAL CREDITS - 65
PROGRAMME STRUCTURE AND TUITION
The program is a blend of online and on-site courses. Tuition: 2.155,25 € (travel & accommodation for onsite seminars are not included).
After receiving confirmation of your acceptance to the master program, you shall have to proceed to paying the tuition fees. You can choose to pay the tuition in a single payment or by instalments (the first one, 1293.25 €, no later than 10 days after receiving the acceptance letter and the second one, 862 €, between the 1st and 15 of January of 2014) The duration of the programme14 months of master program to begin 30th September 2013.
Degree granted by the University of Granada
The enrolment deadline: 15th of September Email: mastergovugr.es Webpage: http://governance.fundea.org Students ProfileCivil servants (medium-high and high rank) International Organisation Officers Experts on Public Governance issues Experts on Public Governance in the Arab countries Researchers in issues related to the Arab world Government Officials Recent Undergraduates with academic/personal profiles related to the programme.
Course vacancies: Student intake 30
Selection requirements and necessary documents to send with the application form University Degree or proven experience in positions of civil service. Curriculum vitae (assessed by the Academic Committee) Passport / ID English proficiency certificates (TOEFL, CPE..) Motivation letter (600 words in English)
15% of the total number of enrolments shall be used to finance scholarships. In order to apply for a scholarship, you have to be enrolled in the program and have paid the first instalment of the tuition fees. Scholarships will be granted after reviewing the economic situations and academic performance and potential of the candidate.
Enrolment deadline: 27th of September
Contact information: EuroArab Foundation for Higher Studies. c/ San Jerónimo, 27. Postal Code: 18001. Granada ‐ Spain.
Phone: +34 958 20 65 08
Fax: +34 958 20 83 54
Director: Carlos de Cueto Nogueras Coordinator: Jesús Florido