About the Blavatnik School of Government

Blavatnik School of Government

The Blavatnik School of Government is a global school pursuing a vision of a world better led, a world better served and a world better governed.

The Blavatnik School of Government believes it can improve the quality of government and public policy-making worldwide, so that citizens can enjoy more secure and more fulfilled lives. The School is committed to excellence in leadership and public policy education through three priorities:


Delivering transformative teaching programmes that combine deep expertise with analytical thinking and practical skills.


Producing and communicating excellent and impactful research and helping others address real-life policy challenges.


Forging networks that enable policy leaders to learn from each other and from top scholars to generate solutions and share best practice.
Innovative programmes

Learning from world-class academics and expert practitioners, studying at the Blavatnik School of Government for a Master of Public Policy, a DPhil in Public Policy, or Executive Education course helps students develop the academic knowledge and professional skills required to address some of this century’s most complex public policy challenges. The School is home to a vibrant and diverse community of people from around the world.

Policy relevant research

The School fosters a dynamic programme of policy relevant and academically excellent research that has the potential for positive, real-world impact. The aim is to identify and develop practical strategies for dealing with the challenges policymakers face. Through the academic programmes and Executive Education, the School is able to bring the latest research right into the classroom so that students can be a part of discovering and advancing knowledge on the cutting-edge of addressing public policy challenges.

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Blavatnik School of Government
Blavatnik School of Government

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