CPPR Global Policy School 2019


Centre for Public Policy Research (#CPPRIndia) invites applications for the 7th edition of our prestigious Global Policy School to be held in the summer of 2019. The Global Policy School 2019 (#GPS2019) offers aspiring policy researchers a five-day intensive training in methods of Public Policy Research. CPPR GPS has benefitted participants from around 35 countries, in the previous editions, equipping them with the tools to conduct original primary research and produce high-quality policy papers.
Who Should Apply
  • Public Policy Professionals, Researchers, Students (UG & PG), Government Officials
  • Should be proficient in English Language (spoken and written)
  • Should be able to arrange travel documents from their country of origin 
What the Course Offers
  • Introduction to Public Policy
  • Public Policy Research Methods
  • Research Analysis Strategies & Data Designing
  • Design and Evaluation of Public Policy
  • The Importance of Legal Sources in Formulating Public Policy
  • New Public management and Statistical Methods
  • Policy Brief Writing
  • Legal Aspects of Public Policy
  • Communicating Public Policy
Course Period: 1-5 May 2019
Venue: Kochi, India
Course fee
  • For Indian nationals - Rs. 22,000 (Rs,20,000/- for Early Bird Applicants)
  • For Foreign nationals - USD 300 (USD 280 for Early Bird Applicants)
The course fee is inclusive of food, accommodation and course materials. Fees once paid will not be refunded under any circumstances.
Registration Timelines
  • January 21 : Applications Open
  • February 22 : Closing of Early Bird Discounts
  • March 31 : Applications Close
  • April 5 : Announcement of Selected Candidates
  • April 10 : Confirmation by Selected Candidates
  • April 15 : Last date for payment of Course Fee
  • May 1 : Course begins
  • May 1 - 5 : Course Period

Registration Closed

Contact for Enquiries

Testimonials by Former Participants:


"The Policy school has a very practical approach on public policy and this has helped me to develop my skills in research and policy making" - ChoforChe Christian-Aime, Cameroon
"Very comprehensive programme on Public Policy. It gives a 360 degree approach on Public Policy making" - Dhananath Fernando, Sri Lanka

Videos of Previous Editions of the Global Policy School