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Joint Doctoral Workshop in Comparative Public Administration (CPA) of the IDHEAP (Lausanne), WIPCAD (Potsdam) and NIG (Twente), 5-7 October 2016, Lausanne

Date and location: October 5 to 7, University of Lausanne, Switzerland

This course introduces the students to different types of comparative research in public administration, both in a theoretical and in a methodological perspective. It broadens the knowledge and understanding of different politico-administrative systems, leading to a less parochial and more international perspective. Short presentations of PhD projects, self-organized sessions on specific topics, as well as site visits to international organizations in Geneva (UNO, ICRC), the Federal court and the authorities in Lausanne are part of the program.

Credits: 3 ECTS

Organizing institutions:

Institut Des Hautes Etudes en Administrations Publiques (IDHEAP) at the University of Lausanne / Switzerland;

Research Training Group “Wicked Problems, Contested Administrations” (WIPCAD) at the University of Potsdam / Germany;

Netherlands Institute for Government (NIG), University of Twente / Netherlands

Lecturers: Prof. Dr. Bas Denters (NIG/ University of Twente), Prof. Dr. Sabine Kuhlmann (University of Potsdam), Prof. Dr. Isabella Proeller (University of Potsdam), Prof. Dr. Yves Emery (IDHEAP, Lausanne), Prof. Dr. Andreas Ladner (IDHEAP, Lausanne)

Details will follow!