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MA in Government at IDC Herzliya

The MA Government is an empowering learning experience as students acquire cutting-edge knowledge and hands-on experience in the field of public diplomacy, government, international security, modern conflict resolution, counter-terrorism and security issues. This program aims to develop students to shape the future of society, become tomorrow’s leaders and resolve today’s local and international conflicts.

Students are invited to select a specialization from the following:

  • Diplomacy & Conflict Studies
  • Counter-Terrorism & Homeland Security
  • Research Track with Thesis

Program Highlights:

  • Network with leaders, policymakers, and students from eighty-six countries around the world.
  • Develop unique skills via a wide variety of intensive workshops hosted by top experts from different fields: negotiations; public speaking; decision making; post-conflict peace building; mediation; and international intervention.
  • Opportunities to intern in two of the most highly regarded research institutes in the world located at IDC Herzliya: the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT); and the
  • Institute for Policy and Strategy (IPS) which organizes seminars, workshops and forums, including the prestigious annual Herzliya Conference.
  • Intern in research programs such as political psychology, applied decision analysis, and governmental reform.
  • Apply for internships available in Israel at NGOs, research institutes and selected government ministries.
  • Join field trips to peacekeeping forces (UNDOF, UNIFIL).
  • Meet with practitioners, heads of state, foreign ministers, negotiators, journalists, etc.
  • Earn a valuable MA in one year at an affordable price.

Duration: 2 years

Age Group: Post College

Location: Herzliya

Accommodation: IDC dorms, optional (not included in the program's tuition)

Language: English

Program dates and tuitions (before significant grants & scholarships are applied)

October - $12,950, Thesis Track - $ 14,050


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