The Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy is a graduate school of the National University of Singapore consistently ranked amongst the top 30 universities in the world by QS World University Rankings 2008. The School aims to educate, train and generate ideas amongst a new generation of globally minded policymakers and leaders from the public and private sectors. Our students are entrepreneurs, public sector officials, ambassadors, senators, editors, and aspiring leaders who are working on the ground to make a difference.
The School currently attracts over 300 outstanding candidates from more than 50 countries, including China, India, USA and South East Asia and Europe. These students come from diverse backgrounds in the public and private sector.
The School also attracts global luminaries including former Prime Minister of Britain, Tony Blair, President of World Bank Robert B. Zoellick, Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen amongst others.
Under the leadership of Dean Kishore Mahbubani, a world renowned public intellectual and former UN Ambassador from Singapore, the school has made a mark globally.
The LKY School is the first Asian School to be admitted into the prestigious Global Public Policy Network (GPPN) set up by Columbia University`s School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA), the London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and the Institut d`Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po). The school offers its students a unique opportunity to gain a double Masters degree with one of its GPPN partners. We also have a long standing partnership with the Harvard Kennedy School.