Welcome To IASIA

The IASIA is an entity of the International Institute of Administrative Sciences (IIAS). It is an association of organisations and individuals whose activities and interests focus on public administration and management.

The activities of IASIA target the education and training of public administrators and managers.


IASIA is an international/global association, whose mission is to strengthen administrative capacity building around the world, to advance excellence in public administration education and training, and to conduct, discuss, and disseminate cutting-edge scholarly research and "smart practices" on governance and administration.


In pursuit of this aim, IASIA seeks:

  • to provide an opportunity for personnel of member organisations and individual members to exchange information, ideas, experiences and materials on issues and developments of common interest, through its annual conference; to provide PhD students and young researchers with a unique opportunity to engage with an international and interdisciplinary research community through its PhD seminar and Research academy;
  • to study public sector management and public policy issues and developments of current and future concern; to advance the professional knowledge, expertise and development thereof, through its working groups and publications;
  • to foster international and regional support for and interest in public service education/training, management development and increased management capacity in the public sector, through cooperation with national and international organisations in taskforces; and
  • to conduct accreditation activities on behalf of institutes and schools, through its International Commission on Accreditation of Public Administration Education and Training Programmes (ICAPA)