The Boris Mints Institute was founded with the intention to encourage research, planning and innovative thinking to promote significant positive change in the world. BMI is focusing on finding strategic feasible solutions to provide strategic plans and innovative projects to enhance the welfare of communities around the globe.
The Institute will identify a number of policy dilemmas each year, and craft targeted task forces made up of top scholars from Israel and abroad, bright PhD students and younger students who will work together in a focused manner toward solving these dilemmas – first by research on campus and then in the field.
The Department of Public Policy offers programs of study leading to M.A. and Ph.D. degrees.
The objective of the program is to provide professional and theoretical knowledge and methodological tools for understanding political, economic, social, and legal aspects of public policy and the interrelations between them. The program is designed to develop students’ analytical abilities for the design, implementation and evaluation of policies and prepare graduates to fill senior staff positions in the public sector, non-profit sector and private sector.
The studies of a research student shall be comprised of two stages: Stage A and Stage B.
Stage A research student is accepted to a doctoral program and is currently preparing a research proposal.
Stage A research student expected to take courses related to her or his research (8 semester hours total, courses must be approved by doctoral advisor) and a workshop for doctoral studies.