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The Potsdam Center for Policy and Management (PCPM) is responsible for the coordination and representation of the focus area Public Policy, Administration and Management of University of Potsdam's Department of Economics and Social Sciences. The PCPM is supported by the university-owned, non-profit UP Transfer GmbH at the University of Potsdam.
On the following pages you will find detailed information about the PCPM's different focus areas such as Research and Teaching, Executive Education and Consulting.
On the occasion of this year's conference of the European Group for Public Administration (EGPA), Werner Jann, Geert Bouckaert and Jana Bertels will present the results of a web survey on the future of European Public Administration.
The survey was addressed to the participants of last year's EGPA conference in Toulouse and EGPA members who indentified the most important challenges, but also the most needed developments in the field in the next decades. Their answers reflect important positions and contradictions among European Public Administration scholars. The survey was conducted in the context of an ongoing project to develop common European Perspectives for Public Administration (EPPA).
The Research Training Group on “Wicked Problems, Contested Administrations: Knowledge, Coordination, Strategy” (WIPCAD) has applied for a second funding period with the German Research Foundation (DFG). The current funding period ends in 2017.
As part of the audit a group of DFG jury members will visit Griebnitzsee Campus in September 2016. As part of the site visit, doctoral researchers will present their research projects and senior WIPCAD members will give an outlook on the future focus of the research training group.
In the summer semester 2016, the new master's degree program National and International Administration and Policy started at Potsdam University.
The English language program with its focus on the national and international management in an interdisciplinary perspective is unique in Germany. A special feature of the program is the fast-track doctoral stream in which students can attend preparatory courses for a following doctoral dissertation.