La Follette School of Public Affairs: UW-Madison

Welcome to the page of the Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. We are a highly ranked program that offers domestic and international degrees in public management and policy analysis. Our strength derives from our core faculty and broader group of faculty associates who are part of the internationally renowned social science departments at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Our faculty have international reputations in their academic disciplines, and they have spent the greater part of their careers working on problems of public policy and governance. Many hold appointments shared among La Follette and other departments.


Mission: We train leaders and conduct research to inspire evidence-based policymaking and to advance the public good. Vision: Evidence-based public policymaking that impacts society’s pressing problems.

Working Hours

Monday: 08:15 - 17:00

Tuesday: 08:15 - 17:00
Wednesday: 08:15 - 17:00
Thursday: 17:00 - 17:00
Friday: 08:15 - 17:00
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED