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Public Policy and Administration in the EU, Germany, and the US

V482/V582 Topics in Public Affairs (6 cr.)

May 4th - June 15th, 2013


In five seminars taught in English by faculty from SPEA and German University of Administrative Sciences Speyer (DHV), American and German students undertake a comparative approach to understanding public administration in the European Union, Germany, and the United States; European economic integration; Local government and administrative modernization from a comparative perspective; Policy-making in the European Union and its effects on member states; Environmental policy and trade in the WTO.  For more information on the city of Speyer, Germany, please click here.


  • Federal Constitutional Court in Karlsruhe

  • European Parliament in Strasbourg, France

  • Council of Europe in Strasbourg, France

  • City of Heidelberg


Students stay in a new dormitory building located on campus with private bathrooms, a shared kitchen on each floor, laundry facilities, and access to the library and computer rooms. Meals are available at the cafeteria on campus. More information on accommodations can be found here.


SPEA in Speyer Flyer



Program Director for SPEA

Professor Sergio Fernandez

Program Director for DHV
Professor Dr. Eberhard Bohne, M. A.