Established in 1961, The International Association of Schools and Institutes of Administration (IASIA) is an association of organizations and individuals whose activities and interests focus on education and training of public administrators and managers.

Given the founding purpose, IASIA has committed 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 research and “smart practices” on governance and administration worldwide.

IASIA is equipped by coordinated working mechanisms. The annual conference brings together practitioners and academics in public administration, public policy and relevant fields for knowledge sharing and diffusion throughout the world. The Working-Groups is the major mechanism for in-depth study on specific topics that could inspire and enlighten the thoughts in the field, and for the exchange of information and experience among members. ICAPA provides accreditation services to public administration education and training programs throughout the world, for the purpose of pursuing excellence of public administration. The PhD Seminar provides young researchers a platform for discussion, and brings fresh air to IASIA.

Looking to the future, IASIA will keep the vision of achieving its own “SDGS”, that is “Sharing, Diversity, Globalization, and Sustainability”. It keeps the nature as a platform for sharing, embrace thoughts from diversified background, gathers colleagues from all around the world, and inherits the past and steps into the future in a sustainable way. All institutions and individuals having an interest in public administration and relevant fields are welcome to join our community, to share diversified theories, practices, cultures and experiences with international counterparts.

We thank you for your interest in exploring more about IASIA, and invite you to join us to promote the global public administration agenda worldwide.

DONG Qing President of IASIA