Luiss School of Government SoG is a graduate school training high-level public and private official to handle political and government decision-making processes. Founded in 2010, SoG has become one of the most relevant institution in Europe for teaching and research.
Based on a faculty of Luiss professors and researchers with an excellent academic reputation, SoG involves faculty from the main national and international universities in its post-graduate programs as well as civil servants, senior managers and directors. SoG students are offered advanced courses in a range of different fields so that they can acquire an innovative understanding on how institutions and policies are managed at the national, European and international levels. SoG provides theoretical and hands-on skills of good government.
SoG attracts top students from university graduates to professionals offering them innovative and international master’s and executive programs. It is one of the few European centre which offers such a high-level of postgraduate training for those who, in both the public and private sectors, study and are involved in public policy processes.
At SoG students are provided with all the necessary assistance to support their individual job seeking efforts with specific career services.
Furthermore, SoG is committed to advanced research, and it is a reference point in the global academic debate on the transformations of domestic and international systems. Research is carried out using comparative approaches to explore different areas, many of them with a specifically European perspective.
The aim of this research activities is to find solutions to complex, real-world problems using an interdisciplinary approach. Luiss School of Government encourages its academic and student community to reach their full potential in research and professional development, enhancing career development with clear performance standards and high-quality.
In 2016 SoG has been awarded as of Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence being selected among 700 applications and becoming part of a Europe-wide network of currently 101 selected research institutions.
In conclusion, leaders and scholars converge at SoG to engage with faculty and students in open dialogues and debates. SoG hosts and promotes international conferences, seminars and talks bringing together academic and practitioners to discuss current global public policy challenges.