Welcome to EIPA:
the European
Institute of Public
Administration

The centre of expertise that provides you the complete skill set to fully understand and effectively manage EU policies.

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The longest-standing experts in EU public affairs

For almost 40 years, we at EIPA have been leading learning and development programmes in EU public affairs, and our expertise is built on a unique blend of the following:

  1. Specially designed learning activities, often including case studies and simulation games, which facilitate interaction and help you apply the acquired knowledge at a practical level.
  2. Our strong ties and network with the European Commission and other institutions, that help us to provide you with essential insights on the latest EU policy information.
  3. Active roles of Member States representatives in our Board of Governors that enable us to help you learn from the best practices and current trends from all over Europe.
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Latest news

European Public Sector Award 2021: Assess yourself & learn from the best

Latest publications

BriefingsPublications
July 21, 2021

The EU Conditionality Regulation – Variations on Procrastination

This briefing outlines the necessity of professionalisation to ensure effective and efficient public procurement. It is crucial for a resilient economic recovery that Public Procurement is strategic and sustainable.
EIPA PapersPublications
June 30, 2021

The European Parliament and the Right of Initiative: Change Practice, Not Powers

After reviewing recent developments in the European Parliament’s direct and indirect rights of legislative initiative, this EIPA Paper comments upon the call to strengthen the EP’s powers in this area.
BriefingsPublications
June 23, 2021

Getting Fit for Public Procurement: The Push for Professionalism

This briefing outlines the necessity of professionalisation to ensure effective and efficient public procurement. It is crucial for a resilient economic recovery that Public Procurement is strategic and sustainable.
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Latest blogs

Blog
July 15, 2021

Managing budgets and delivering services – new challenges for the public sector post COVID 19

This blog answers how the pandemic has changed the landscape of knowledge-sharing and how you might be able to enable better knowledge-sharing in your own organisation.
Blog
July 8, 2021

Knowledge-sharing in a Virtual World: Helping Your Team Learn More Effectively From Each Other

This blog answers how the pandemic has changed the landscape of knowledge-sharing and how you might be able to enable better knowledge-sharing in your own organisation.
Blog
July 1, 2021

EU Cyber Diplomacy 101

What is cybersecurity, and what is actually at stake for the European Union when it comes to regulating international cyberspace? This blog post dives into these questions and provides a short introduction on the topic of internal and external cybersecurity in the…
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Customer satisfaction
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Years of experience
482
Activities last year
7770
Participants last year
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Our methodology

At EIPA, we believe that learning is more enhanced with an integrated approach. So in our courses, besides the insightful sessions from our experts, we also lay special emphasis on practical exercises, discussions, and exchange among the participants and experts.

We further stimulate the learning experience by providing a comfortable and social environment for you to freely engage with other participants, to further enrich your knowledge, and expand your network.

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Tailor-made requests

We can also leverage our wide range of expertise to develop specific programmes that are perfectly customised to your exact needs. These could include but are not limited to, a distinctive range of courses, study visits, consultancies, and coaching, with specific topics, languages, locations, dates, or durations.

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