Master's degree in Public Action in Europe

Since 2013 this Master’s Degree is open to foreign students already enrolled in ENA’s Long International cycle.

This programme is jointly organized by the ENA and the University Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne.

The master’s programme is based on the principal curriculum followed by the Long International cycle students in ENA, which includes courses on management, monitoring and evaluation of public policies, European and International questions.

The additional curriculum specific to the Master’s degree:

The complementary courses are given by teachers from the University Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne and teachers from ENA. This curriculum, which represents a total amount of 86 hours, includes the following:

  • General aspects of national public policies analysis and European Union policies (actors, institutions, governance)
  • Public action, citizens and democracy (public action, media and communication in Europe, European human rights policy, participative
  • New challenges to public action (gender policy and gender mainstreaming, territorial public action in the European context)
  • Public action and international policy (public policies and international organizations, foreign policies, European defense and security policies)

These courses represent the first 3 Teaching Units. The fourth unit is the production of an 80 page thesis on an aspect of public or political action in Europe, supervised by a faculty member from the University Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne, presented during the oral defense in front of a jury composed of a faculty member from the University Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne and a member of the ENA academic staff.