Research project

European Public Administration Country Knowledge (EUPACK)

European Public Administration Country Knowledge (EUPACK) enhances knowledge and understanding of the status and reform dynamics of public administration in EU member states, as well as the contribution of external support for improving its quality, to better target EU support in this area in the future. Gerhard Hammerschmid is the leading policy expert in this two-year project, implemented in cooperation with a team of renowned public administration experts from all EU member states, at the behest of the European Commission


A Comparative Overview of Public Administration Characteristics and Performance in EU28 (16.03.2018)

This overview is a first step to a better understanding of the specific characteristics, functioning and change dynamics of public administration across the EU Member States.

Public administration characteristics and performance in EU28 (01.08.2018)



August 2016 - April 2018


Project lead