2020 NASPAA-Batten

Student Simulation Competition:

Sustainable Cities


What is the Student Simulation Competition?

The NASPAA-Batten Student Simulation Competition is a day-long event that allows graduate students in public policy and related fields to test their skills on real-world data. Participatory simulations are developed for the competition by the Center for Leadership Simulation and Gaming at the University of Virginia’s Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy. You can find out more about past competitions here: Past Competitions

You can find more information on what to expect and how to participate here.


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2020 Competition Information

This year's competition will focus on policymaking at the city level.

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Simulation-Based Learning

Simulations are experiential learning tools that offer a bridge between classroom learning and real-world application.

Past Competitions
University of Texas at Austin, 2019
North South University, Bangladesh, 2019
Central European University, 2018
Arizona State University, 2018