The Institute of Applied Sciences in Public Administration
The Institute of Applied Sciences in Public Administration (“IfV”) is an autonomous body within the University of Applied Sciences of Public Administration in the State of North-Rhine Westphalia, Germany. It is a registered and financially independent limited liability company according to German Law. With 18 million inhabitants North Rhine Westphalia is the biggest regional State within the Federal State of Germany. The University educates the middle management staff of all state organs including the police and the local government. The students in North Rhine Westphalia are educated with a 3 years obligatory program ending with a state examination and a diploma comparable to a bachelors degree in public administration. The education and the curricula are organised by a local government faculty, a state faculty, a police faculty and a social administration faculty within the University. Furthermore the University conducts a 3 years voluntary bachelor program regarding business administration in the public sector . Key institutional figures of the University:
We are in a position to fully refer to the knowledge base of our University with the following relevant abilities:
We have been involved in the following projects in the Western Balkan during the last 3 years funded by the European Commission:
In Germany we are involved in the following fields:
Some of IfV core members have an outstanding record of international experience in programs and projects of institutional development from the last ten years. We are actually occupying 9 staff members in our German office and a varying number of staff members in international projects. We work together with around 70 free lancers. Our financial turnover has been on a yearly basis around 1,1 Million € in recent years.
Contact: Prof. Dr. Karl-Heinz Hasenritter