Chair of Public & Nonprofit Management

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From the upper left to the bottem right corner : Fabian Gödelmann, Marlene Bröcker,  Jan Paul Adam, Leon Beel, Jakob Kühler, Andrea Schäfer, Julia Gräfe, Jieun Park, Amina Alagić, Esther Steverding, Nicolas Drathschmidt,  Prof. Dr. Isabella Proeller


Berliner Bus

John Siegel in rbb: "Authorities are under much more pressure today than in the past"

Quickly implementing a bus lane is not so easy in Berlin's bureaucracy. John Siegel explains why in an interview with the rbb why.

Daniela Großmann

Daniela Großmann is new research associate

We are pleased to welcome Daniela Großmann to the chair.

Handbuch Digitalisierung

New article by the chair team in the Handbook for Digitization

Prof. Dr. Proeller, Prof. Dr. Siegel and Jan Paul Adam contributed an article on the digitization of public administration to the newly published "Handbook

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"Stress-Test" Social Welfare Administration: Mental Health and Strain

Matthias Döring and Nicolas Drathschmidt examine mental health and workload in Berlin’s social welfare administration.

Buchcover Public Administration in Germany

Textbook on "Public Administration in Germany" downloaded over 80,000 times

The textbook on public administration in Germany, published by Kuhlmann, Proeller, Schimanke and Ziekow, has been a great success.

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Award for Maria Heckmann

Maria Heckmann received the network award for better regulation and bureaucracy reduction for her master's thesis, which was supervised at the Chair of Pub

Person im Homeoffice

New article of the chair team published at PMR

The open-access study on crisis resilience in government shows that the transition to home office was less challenging than expected.

Jakob Kühler

Jakob Kühler is new research associate

We are pleased to welcome Jakob Kühler to the chair.

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Conference "Wellbeing at Work": Healthy Leadership, Healthy Employees and Resilient Organisations

On Jan. 27, 2022, EIPA will host a digital conference on "Wellbeing at Work," including a presentation by Dr. Caroline Fischer on resilient leadership.

Reichstag Berlin

Article at Journalistico: Dr. Caroline Fischer about the modernization of administration

In the online news portal Journalistico, Dr. Caroline Fischer talks about modernization processes and culture change among employees in times of Corona.

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"New state - Restart"

Caroline Fischer writes in her contribution in the magazine RKW on the changes brought about by the Corona pandemic in public administration.

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Report on New federal administration management model ("Neues Führungsmodell Bund" NFB)

In November 2021, the evaluation on the NFB was published, in which Isabella Proeller participated. The evaluation shows: The model is proving its worth.

Nicolas Drathschmidt

Nicolas Drathschmidt is new research associate.

We are pleased to welcome Nicolas Drathschmidt to the chair.


German research foundation (DFG) project launched

The DFG supports a cooperation between the University of Potsdam (Prof. Proeller, Prof. Kuhlmann) and external partners from Vienna and Zürich.


New Work – New Project for the E-Government Campus

The E-Government Campus has won a new project on the topic of "New Work - New Working and Leading in Digitalized Administrative Structures".


Implementation of the E-File – Case Study by Anja Marx and Matthias Döring

Marx and Döring examine the extent to which the digital transformation in administration is successful, using the e-file as an example.