The self-funded, full-time, two-year Double Master Degree in Public Policy and European Affairs (MPP-MEA) is offered by the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS, and the Sciences Po, School of Public Affairs. The programme will be a rewarding experience for students of both universities. Students applying to this single-track double master degree programme will have the opportunity to learn public policy skills and broad-based knowledge taught in one of the most globalised public policy schools in Europe. In their second year, they will be exposed to public policy concepts and frameworks taught through a distinctly Asian context in Singapore.

Programme Structure

The MPP-MEA curriculum comprises core modules that are complemented by a wide range of specialisation modules and electives.

Year 1 in Sciences Po

Core Module

  • Public Economics
  • Constitutional Foundations of the European Union
  • The Political System of the European Union in a Time of Crisis
  • Policy Analysis and Policy Evaluation
  • Economics of European Integration
  • The Law of the Internal Market
  • Ethics and Public Policy

Electives Module

Students are able to select five electives modules. Please visit Sciences Po for the full list of electives modules.

Language Course*


Comparative Study of Asia & Europe (to be completed over the entire duration of the programme).

Year 2 in LKYSPP

Core Module

  • The LKY School Course
  • Quantitative Research Methods for Public Policy

Electives Module

Students may select eight free elective modules. These may include:

  • Econometrics for Public Policy Analysis
  • Liveable and Sustainable Cities — A Singapore Case Study
  • Social Welfare in East Asia

Language Course*



Comparative Study of Asia & Europe (to be completed over the entire duration of the programme).

* Students are expected to study the same language throughout the three semesters

Admission Requirements

Applicants have to fulfil the admission requirements for both universities in order to gain admission to this programme. Students are to apply through the Sciences Po Admissions System.

Applicants to the programme will be assessed by the admissions committee from both LKYSPP and Sciences Po. The admissions criteria will focus on their academic performance, analytical ability, language and communication skills and leadership. The admissions committees will jointly decide on the offers to be made.

Applicants seeking admission to the programme must demonstrate academic ability:

  • Excellent academic record
  • Fresh graduates are welcome to apply.

In addition, the candidate should meet the following criteria:

  • Preferably some background in Mathematics and Economics
  • Have a good command of the English Language

Required Documents

Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit an online application. The following documents (in soft copies) are required when submitting an application.

  • Online application form
  • Official academic transcript and certificates
  • Curriculum vitae or resume
  • A score of 600 (TOEFL paper-based test), 100 (TOEFL internet-based test) or 7.0 (IELTS academic test), is preferred.*
  • Personal Statement
  • Two reports of reference

*TOEFL/IELTS test score is mandatory for all applicants except those with a bachelor degree conducted entirely in English.

Applicants must understand and agree that upon admission, all students must read one language course, either a European or an Asian language.

Dates & Fees

For more information on Application Dates, click here.

For more information on Fee, Scholarships and Finance matters, click here.

Contact Details

Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy
National University of Singapore
469C Bukit Timah Road
Singapore 259772

Tel: +65 6601 5502 / +65 6516 8004