Inspired by His Royal Highness, the Minister of Energy, Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman Al Saud’s passion for education, human capital development and innovation, the KAPSARC School of Public Policy (KSPP) was founded as the first institution in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) dedicated to graduate studies and executive education in public policy. Embracing a spirit of innovation, the School aims to empower individuals to confront critical challenges and embrace the promising opportunities shaping the nation and the world. Through its rigorous academic programs, KSPP cultivates the next generation of leaders, equipping them with the knowledge and skills needed to make a lasting impact.

Our Vision

To be a world-class education and research institution for the next generation of Public Policy leaders and professionals, within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and globally.

Our Mission

Enable and empower future policy leaders and professionals, within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and globally, to positively inform socioeconomic choices. Focus on the most pressing public policy challenges and their solutions. Create a bridge between academia, industry and government in the public policy sphere so that knowledge and best practices can be shared and applied.

Our Offerings

Master of Public Policy:

The Master of Public Policy (MPP) is a professional graduate degree program that aims to equip public policy professionals and leaders with the analytical and leadership skills to tackle complex policy challenges. Spanning two years and encompassing 42 credit hours through 13 engaging courses, the MPP dives into core areas like economics, finance, and program evaluation, while also offering specialized tracks to tailor your learning to specific interests.

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Non-degree Programs:

The school offers a variety of training programs in public policy, leadership, and management skills in collaboration with leading local and global educational institutions to professionals in the public and private sectors.

  • Open enrollment programs: short-term courses or programs available for individual career development.
  • Customized programs: tailor-made solutions designed to address the specific needs and challenges of an organization.

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