This programme produces research aimed at fostering debate and building the theoretical foundation of Public Administration as a dynamic and inter-disciplinary field of study. As such, the research is divided into the following themes:

Theme 1: Public Governance

This includes multi- and trans-disciplinary research, issues of coordination and integration in the cooperative governance environment.

Theme 2: Public Administration Theory

This includes research methodology.

Theme 3: Public Administration and Management Practice 

This includes research on functions, processes and different spheres of government.

Theme 4: Teaching Public Administration and Management