The Institute is an active member of many major international associations, including:
- European Group for Public Administration (EGPA)
- DeGEval - Evaluation Society (Gesellschaft für Evaluation e.V.
- International Association of Centers for Federal Studies (IACFS)
- International Association of Schools and Institutes of Administration (IASIA)
- International Institute of Administrative Sciences (IIAS)
- National (German) E-Government Competence Centre (NEGZ)