IRAS – International Review of Administrative Sciences


The Review is published quarterly in four editions: English, French, Spanish and Chinese Mandarin. It publishes original contributions on a wide range of topics related to public administration.

IRAS is an international peer-reviewed journal devoted to academic and professional public administration. Founded in 1927 it is the oldest scholarly public administration journal specifically focused on comparative and international topics. IRAS seeks to shape the future agenda of public administration around the world by encouraging reflection on international comparisons, new techniques and approaches, the dialogue between academics and practitioners, and debates about the future of the field itself.

IRAS is the official journal of the of the International Institute of Administrative Sciences (IIAS), the European Group of Public Administration (EGPA), the International Association of Schools and Institutes of Administration (IASIA) and the Commonwealth Association of Public Administration and Management (CAPAM). IRAS is published in four different language editions: English, French, Spanish and Mandarin Chinese.

More information can be found on the IIAS Website.

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