Pioneering research into public administration – this motto encapsulates the mission of the Institute. Current thematic foci are digital transformation as well as Europeanization and internationalization of public administration. more


Public sector advice

The Institute develops tailor-made consultancy solutions for clients in political and administrative institutions at all levels. It translates research results into practical applications, and utilizes insights from practice to guide its research. more



The Institute sets standards in German, European, and international research and consultancy. It is sponsored jointly by the federal government and the federal states of Germany, and is well-connected around the globe. more


Funded by the Federal Republic of Germany and the federal states (Laender)