European Academy Bolzano (EURAC)

EURAC was founded in 1992 as a private research and education centre, and is home to researchers from all over Europe who work together on a wide range of interdisciplinary projects. The EURAC-Institute for Public Management pursues research in the management dimension of public sector institutions. The research is mainly concentrated on application-oriented research as well as on the development and scientific support of public sector reform processes.

The research focuses on the following areas:

  • Management of local authorities
  • Management of social services
  • Public accounting and controlling
  • Management of non-profit organisations
  • International public management

Research and scientific support of reform projects in the public sector and in particular in the field of social services. Evaluation of user needs in social services, performance management of social services, elaboration of quality management systems, implementation of controlling systems