Eurac Research Bolzano

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