Call for Applications: PICA Scholarship – Deadline 14 September 2020

Aug 5, 2020 | News

Background

The Palestinian International Cooperation Agency (PICA), in partnership with the Government of Chile represented by the Chilean Agency for Development and the Representative Office of Chile to the State of Palestine, is pleased to announce the availability of two scholarships in Chile for a Diploma in Public Management in Universidad de Chile. The program takes place between 5 November 2020 and 15 January 2021.

The University of Chile

The University of Chile, national and public, is the main institution of higher education in the country and one of the most prestigious in Latin America. In its teaching, research and extension activities, it promotes the exercise of a prepared citizenship, criticism, social consciousness and ethical responsibility, according to the values of tolerance, pluralism and equity, intellectual independence and freedom of thought. The National Accreditation Commission has accredited the University of Chile for the maximum number of years. Its leadership as a public institution of excellence is reflected in the position it occupies in different national and international rankings, including the University Ranking for Academic Performance (URAP), first in terms of magnitude and scope of scientific production in Chile, and the QS World University Ranking (2018) 201 in the world and 6th in Latin America.

Diploma in Public Management

The focus of the “Diploma in Public Management” program is mainly for professionals working in the State who wish to acquire tools and develop skills in public management. In its 17 years, the program has implemented 45 versions, gathering more than 1700 professionals from the public sector (65%), NGOs and International organizations (23%), and private sector (12%), who have evaluated the development of contents with five excellent reviews. The academic program of our Diploma allows students to further their knowledge in the field by continuing their training in the Master in Public Policy and Management, also delivered by the Department of Industrial Engineering (the possibility of continuing with postgraduate studies once the diploma is granted).

Application deadline is 14 September 2020.

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