Welcome to the Chair for Public Management

Prof. Dr. Sylvia Veit and her staff are delighted about your interest in our work at the University of Kassel. On this website and the subsequent pages, we would like to give you a short overview on our team, our philosophy, our research and projects and on our publications.

News

Print edition of handbook "Digitalisierung in Staat und Verwaltung"

The "Handbuch Digitalisierung in Staat und Verwaltung" (handbook digitalisation in state and administration) with the chapter "Digitalisierung der Ministerialverwaltung" written by Nadin Fromm and...[more]

PhD colloquium

On 14th and 15th of September we will have another online PhD colloquium together with the team of Tanja Klenk from the Chair of Public Administration at the German University of the Federal Armed Forces in Hamburg.[more]

Goodbuy to Simon Scholz-Paulus

Our colleague Simon Scholz-Paulus will leave the team by end of August and start in his new job. We thank him for his great work and wish him all the best for the future![more]

Successful PhD defense

Congratulations to Anastasia Rogacheva, who successfully defended her PhD thesis titled "Policy Advice in the European Union: Applying a Policy Advisory Systems Approach" on Tuesday, 2nd of June, at the Lee Kuan Yew...[more]

Successful PhD defense

Congratulations to Antonia Schurig, who successfully defended her PhD thesis titled "Bessere Rechtsetzung im europäischen Vergleich: Arbeitsweise und Institutionalisierung der Normenkontrollräte in Deutschland, den...[more]

New publication by Sylvia Veit

Veit, S. (2020). Career patterns in administrations. In Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics. Oxford University Press. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acrefore/9780190228637.013.1393[more]

DAAD cooperation project "Public administration models and principles"

Stefanie Vedder and Bastian Strobel are part of a new cooperation project of the Helmut Schmidt University Hamburg and the University of Ljubljana with the title "Public administration models and principles: some...[more]

New publication by Stefanie Vedder

Vedder, Stefanie (2020). Anforderungen an Regierungsmitglieder im Wandel. Eine quantitative Analyse von Karriereverläufen auf Ministerialebene in Rheinland-Pfalz von 1991-2016. In: Glaab, Manuela/Hering, Hendrik/Kißener,...[more]

Faktencheck "Hart aber fair"

Sylvia Veit wurde als Expertin im Rahmen der Fernsehsendung „Hart aber fair“ zum Thema Bürokratieabbau befragt. Nähere Informationen finden sich hier. [more]

New publication by Nadin Fromm and Stefanie Vedder

A chapter in "Handbuch Digitalisierung in Staat und Verwaltung" (handbook digitalisation in state and administration) titled "Digitalisierung der Ministerialverwaltung" written by Nadin Fromm and Stefanie...[more]

Workshop „30 years after the re-unification: Government in Germany”

Marion Reiser, Renate Reiter and Sylvia Veit are co-organizing a workshop on “30 years after the re-unification: Government in Germany” at the Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena on 13./14. February 2020. The workshop programme...[more]

TED-conference in Bratislava

Sylvia Veit will give a keynote speech at the TED conference on “Politics of Bureaucracy: The Roles of Top Public Officials in Turbulent Times” in Bratislava, 11.-13. February 2020. The conference programme can be found in the...[more]

Project meeting „Politisch-Administrative Elite 2017“

Sylvia Veit and Bastian Strobel will participate in a project meeting in Vienna in February 2020. Information on the project “Politisch-Administrative Elite 2017” can be found under this link:...[more]

Book Review Published

Sylvia Veit has published a book review on „The Palgrave Handbook of Political Elites“ edited by Heinrich Best and John Higley in 2018 (Palgrave). The book review can be found here:...[more]

New Publication by Nadine Fromm and Sylvia Veit

Ebinger, Falk/ Veit,Sylvia/ Fromm, Nadin (2019): The Partisan-Professional-Dichotomy revisited: Politicization and Decision-Making of Senior Civil in Public Administration, Vol. 97, Issue 4, p. 861-876[more]

New Publication by Nadin Fromm

Fromm, Nadin/ Raev, Alexander (2019): The Emergence of Transnationalisation of Higher Education of German Universities, in: Nickl, Benjamin/ Blackler, Deane/ Popenici, Stefan (2020): Transnational German Education and Comparative...[more]

New issue of dms published

Issue 1/2019 of the journal dms - der moderne staat has been published. For more information see: https://www.budrich-journals.de/index.php/dms/issue/view/2626[more]

Panel discussion at the University of Potsdam

Sylvia Veit will present recent research results on the representation of East-Germans in the administrative elite at a panel discussion at the University of Potsdam on 19th November 2019 at 6pm. [more]

Book workshop in Berlin

Sylvia Veit is participating in the book workshop „Public Administration in Germany“, which is held on 18th and 19th November 2019 in Berlin. The book workshop is organized by Sabine Kuhlmann, Isabella Proeller, Dieter Schimanke...[more]

Best Thesis Award

The Best Thesis Award is awarded annually for the best Masters‘ Thesis in the study program Master of Public Administration of the University of Kassel. The Best Thesis Award 2019 will be given to Christian Schreiner for his...[more]

New publication by Sylvia Veit

The handbook on administrative reform (“Handbuch zur Verwaltungsreform“) edited by Sylvia Veit, Christoph Reichard and Göttrik Wewer has now been published with Springer. The book launch will take place on 28th November 2019 at...[more]

Workshop at the University of Kassel

Simon Scholz, Bastian Strobel and Sylvia Veit are the local organizers of the workshop „Changes in political-administrative relations from the perspective of public administration and historical scholarship“ which takes place at...[more]

MARG workshop at the Hertie School of Governance

Sylvia Veit is participating in the MARG (Ministerial Advisors Research Group) Workshop “What`s next for (research on) advisors” which is held on 6.-7. October 2019 at the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin. The workshop is...[more]

New publication by Sylvia Veit

The handbook on administrative reform (“Handbuch zur Verwaltungsreform“) edited by Sylvia Veit, Christoph Reichard and Göttrik Wewer has now been published online. The print version will be available in November. The book launch...[more]

PhD colloquium

Our next PhD colloquium will be on 18. September 2019 in Hamburg and is organized together with Tanja Klenk and her team from the Chair of Public Administration at the German University of the Federal Armed Forces in Hamburg.[more]

Call for papers is open now

The Call for Papers for the conference “30 years after the re-unification: Government in Germany” is open now. The conference will take place at the Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena on 13./14. February 2020. The conference is...[more]

Annual conference of the DVPW-section “Policy Analysis and Public Administration” in Speyer

The annual conference of the section “Policy Analysis and Public Administration” within the German Association of Political Science (DVPW) will take place at the University of Speyer on 19-20 September 2019. The conference is...[more]

Conference Presentation at the ECPR in Wroclaw

At the ECPR General Conference 2019 that takes place at the University of Wroclaw, Poland from 4th to 7th of September 2019, Sylvia Veit will present the paper “Same same but different? Administrative Roles and Politicization in...[more]

New Publication by Stefanie Vedder

The article "Fighting for Authority: Strategic Actions of National High Courts in the European Union" by Stefanie Veder has been accepted for dms - der moderne staat. It will be published in the second issue this year...[more]

New publication by Nadin Fromm and Sylvia Veit

Internationaler Governance-Vergleich. In: Möltgen-Sicking, Katrin; Winter, Thorben (Hrsg.): Governance. Eine Einführung in Grundlagen und Politikfelder. Springer Fachmedien: Wiesbaden, S. 251-269[more]