CPPR Global Policy School 2020


Centre for Public Policy Research (#CPPRIndia) invites applications for the 8th edition of our prestigious Global Policy School to be held in the summer of 2020. The Global Policy School 2020 (#GPS2020) offers aspiring policy researchers a five-day intensive training in methods of Public Policy Research. CPPR GPS has benefitted participants from around 37 countries, in the previous editions, equipping them with the tools to conduct original primary research and produce high-quality policy papers.
Who Should Apply
  • Bureaucrats, Civil service aspirants, Public Policy Professionals, Researchers, Journalists, IT Professionals, Students (UG & PG), Government Officials 
Basic Requirements
  • Should be graduate from recognized university
  • 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: 9-13 April 2020
Venue: Kochi, India
Course fee
  • For Indian Candidates
       Course Fee: Rs. 35000/-  (Rs. 30,000/- for Early Bird Applicants from Dec 9- Jan 31)
  • For Foreign nationals -
    Course Fee:  $ 515/-  ($ 450 for Early Bird Applicants from Dec 9- Jan 31)

  • Bank Account Details :
    Account Holder : CENTRE FOR PUBLIC POLICY RESEARCH
    Account Number : 204000300001152
    Branch : TRIPUNITHURA
    Bank : VIJAYA BANK
    Address : GRACE TOWERS ,TRIPUNITHURA, ERNAKULAM (District), Kerala State , PIN 682301

    NEFT - IFSC Code: VIJB 0002040
The course fee is inclusive of food, accommodation and course materials. Fees once paid will not be refunded under any circumstances.
Registration Timelines
  • Dec 10, 2019 - GPS admission open
  • Jan 31, 2020- Closing date of early bird benefits
  • Feb 15, 2020 - Applications close
  • Feb 17, 2020 - Announcement of selected candidates
  • Feb 20, 2020 - Confirmation by candidates
  • Feb 27, 2020 - Last date of payment of fees
  • April 9 , 2020 - Course commencement
  • April 13 , 2020 - Course ends
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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