Julia Bosse

Julia Bosse (DE)

Public Sector Innovation


Field of specialisation

Administrative and institutional capacity-building; European Public Sector Award (EPSA); (University) Lifelong Learning, European Commission’s Lifelong Learning Programme

Professional experience

Julia Bosse (DE) is Researcher and Project Officer at EIPA Barcelona. She joined EIPA Barcelona in 2012 as a Research Assistant, notably for the European Public Sector Award (EPSA) and related activities in the field of administrative capacity building and innovation in the public sector. She holds an MA in European Union Studies from the University of Leiden (NL) and a German-French BA from the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (DE) and the University of Nanterre Paris X (FR) in Intercultural European and American Studies/Applied Foreign Languages. She is fluent in German (mother tongue), English and Spanish and has an intermediary level of French.

From 2011 to autumn 2012, she worked as project officer at the European Universities Continuing Education Network (EUCEN), where she co-developed and co-managed the daily business of several projects funded by the European Union’s Lifelong Learning Programme. Prior to that, she assisted in the European Public Sector Award 2011 as an intern and supported a range of activities in the area of EU regional policies and EU funds at EIPA’s Training Centre in Barcelona.


Based in Barcelona
+ 34 93 245 12 05




Bosse, J., Burnett, M., Rongione C.  and Scholtens, H. (eds.) (2017), An Innovative Public Sector in 2017. New Solutions to Complex Challenges, EIPA 2017, 98 pp.

Bosse, J., Burnett, M., Møller Nielsen, S., Rongione C.  and Scholtens, H. (eds.) (2015), The Public Sector as Partner for a Better Society, EIPA 2015/02, 126 pp.

Bosse, J., Burnett, M., Heichlinger, A., Rongione, C. and Scholtens, H. (eds.) (2013), Weathering the Storm: Creative EPSA Solutions in a Time of Crisis, EIPA 2013/02, 114 pp.

Bosse, J., Heichlinger, A., Padovani, E. and Vanebo, J.O. (eds.) (2013),  In Search of Local Public Management Excellence – Seven Journeys to Success, EIPA 2013/03, 178 pp. Also available in ES and DE.

Book chapter

Bosse, J., Heichlinger, A. and Malterud, T. Chr. (eds.) (2013), ‘Change2 – City of Mannheim: Achieving More Together’ in Busch, T., Heichlinger, A., Johnsen, E., Klaudi Klausen, K., Murdoch, A. and Vanebo, J.O. (eds.), Public Management in the Twenty-first Century: Trends, Ideas and Practices, Oslo University Press, 2013, 317 pp.


Dinkgreve M., Pröhl, M. and Bosse J., Messbarer Erfolg und systemweite Veränderung, Innovative Verwaltung, 12/2017, pp. 14-17

Pröhl, M. and Bosse, J., Gute Beispiele, Kommune21, 08/2017, pp.10f

Bosse, J., Heichlinger, A. and  Thijs, N., ‘From Strengthening Administrative Capacity Building (ACB) to Public Sector Innovation (PSI): Building Blocks and Successful ‘Bridges’’, Eipascope 2014, pp. 31-38.