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Policy Leaders

A residential programme for mid-career policy professionals

We bring together practitioners from all over the world to shape policymaking processes for better governance

Claudio Radaelli

Director of the programme

Join us in Florence

The programme is hosted at one of the most renowned academic institutions in Europe and provides the fellows with an insider view into the EU policymaking processes.

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Meet the fellows

Our Policy Leader Fellows are independent, curious and self-motivated doers. They have diverse backgrounds and hands-on experience in different fields, yet they are united by their will to shape public policy of tomorrow.

Learn more about their thoughts, impressions and insights after their ten-months stay in Florence:

Fellow at STG, Buontalenti


The Policy Leader Fellowship (PLF) is a residential programme for mid-career policy professionals from a range of policy fields

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Claudio Radaelli handing put a diploma to a STG Fellow


Each year we welcome between 20 and 30 fellows with diverse backgrounds and experiences in the field of public policy to join the STG community

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Alex Stubb Interview at a desk


The STG faculty is composed of high profile professors from 25 different countries

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After programme completion, our fellows join the world-wide STG alumni network

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The contributions of our fellows provide topical and policy-oriented perspectives on a diverse range of issues relevant to transnational governance.

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