Program Overview

Program Title: KOICA-SNU Master's Degree Program in Capacity Building for SDGs

▣ Degree: Master of Public Administration (MPA)

▣ Objectives:

1) To improve SDG implementation capacity of public officials and civil experts in ASEAN Plus countries by offering knowledge and understanding about public and civil sector management, big and small data analysis, and public policymaking process analysis.
2) To train public and civil experts to become competent agents who can contribute to UN SDGs' successful implementation in their countries and throughout the ASEAN Plus region.
3) To share the Korean models and experiences of SDG implementation, provide the practical knowledge of public management and public/civil sector innovations that accelerated South Korea's growth, and ultimately assist public and civil experts in successfully promoting the SDGs development in their countries.
4) To facilitate ongoing communication between public officials from Korea and the KOICA's ASEAN Plus partner countries.

▣ Training Institute
Graduate School of Public Administration (GSPA), Seoul National University (SNU) (http://gspa.snu.ac.kr/en)

▣ Number of Participants
15 Government Officials

▣ Language

▣ Accommodations
1)KOICA International Cooperation Center (ICC) during KOICA Orientation

2)Seoul National University Dormitory (Gwanak Residence Halls)
∙ Double occupancy: 2 people per room
∙ Each room is equipped with a bed, desk, bookshelf, closet (per person), interphone, and refrigerator.
∙ Personal items, including blankets and pillows, are NOT provided.
∙ Possessing or using any electric heating appliances is banned.
∙ Dormitory facilities: cafeteria, convenient store, snack bars, gym, prayer room for Muslim students
∙ Cooking in the dormitory room is prohibited. But in a communal kitchen.
∙ Each residence hall has a shared kitchen on each floor.
∙ Each residence hall has a communal laundry area.

Academic Schedule