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NISPAcee panel at ASPA conference Chicago 2015


NISPAcee panel was organized on March 7, Saturday, during the ASPA conference in Chicago (March 6-10, 2015). The title of the panel was "Strategic Challenges for Public Administration Schools in Europe and US". The following papers were presented:


Illiberal or simply unorthodox? Public Administration education in Hungary and Europe: A comparative perspective, Gyorgy Hajnal, Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary

Addressing the Public Management Gap at the Subnational Level: How Universities from the US and Romania are Working Together and Learning from Each Other, Roger Hamlin, Michigan State University, US

Seeking Excellence in Public Administration Education: the Experience of a Bulgarian University, Polya Katsamunska University of National and World Economy, Sofia, Bulgaria

Challenges, Experiences and Effective Practices in Central and Eastern Europe.Academic Partnerships in Public Administration, Marius Profiroiu, prof.Alina Profiroiu,Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

Student public administration research teams in a study abroad course: experience at Babes-Bolyai University and University of Delaware. Arno Loessner,University of Delaware, US

Public Administration Schools in Romania and CEE: strategic challenges for the future,Calin Hintea, Babes Bolyai University, Cluj Napoca, Romania


The panel had an audience of more than 25 professionals from Europe, US, South America, Asia and Africa. The paper presentations werefollowedby discussions.



At the end of the panel, the MoUwas signed between NISPAcee, represented by the NISPAcee President, Professor Marius Profiroiu and AAPA (Asian Association for PublicAdministration) represented by the AAPA President, Professor Pan Suk Kim.

By this act, there is a wish to enhance relationships between these two associations and to develop a broad range of interchanges in all areas of research, education, practice, and other activities, agree to cooperate and work mutually toward the regionalization and the globalization of both associations. The areas of cooperation include any programs which are offered by either association and which are considered feasible for the development and strengthening of cooperative relationships between the two associations. Any specific programs for cooperation shall be subject to mutual consent, the availability of funds, and the approval of each association. Such programs may include: (1) exchange and dissemination of academic information; (2) exchange of personnel; (3) joint research projects; (4) joint programs; and/or (5) joint seminars and conferences.