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EPSA 2009

Scientific Advisory Board

The EPSA team at EIPA - for its academic implementation - was accompanied by a Scientific Advisory Board, composed of an internationally acknowledged group of high-level academics in the different public sector fields and representing the different cultural spheres with the objectives:

  1. to assist EIPA in the identification, discussion, formulation and recommendation of the 2009 EPSA themes addressing Europe's most pressing public concerns
  2. to offer advice and opinions to EIPA with regard to the definition and formulation of the eligibility criteria for project submitters/proposers and of the evaluation process and its criteria for the assessment of the applications per theme
  3. to advise EIPA – in view of the selection of themes – on the direction and definition of the research and benchmark focus for its state-of-the-art reports per topical theme

The members of the Scientific Advisory Board were not involved in the evaluation process of the EPSA 2009 applications.

Its first meeting took place on 19 September 2008 in Maastricht.


  Prof. Dr Tony Bovaird (UK)

Professor of Public Management & Policy Institute of Local Government Studies
School of Public Policy University of Birmingham
Edgbaston, Birmingham , B15 2TT
United Kingdom
Tel.: +44 (0) 121 414 3955
Fax: +44 (0) 121 414 4954
Email: T.Bovaird@bham.ac.uk
  Prof. Dr Herman Hill (DE)

Professor at the Deutsche Hochschule für Verwaltungswissenschaften Speyer,
Lehrstuhl für Verwaltungswissenschaft und Öffentliches Recht
Postfach 1409
DE - 67324 Speyer
Tel.: +49 (0) 6232 654-328
Fax: +49 (0) 6232 654-308
Email: hill@dhv-speyer.de
Prof. Dr Arthur Nowak-Far (PL)

Professor at the Warsaw School of Economics
Socio-Economic Collegium
Department of European Law
Ul. Wusniowa 41 suite 46
PL - 02-520 Warsaw
Tel.: +48 22 55 64 260
Fax: +48 22 55 64 262
Email: anowfar@gmail.com
Prof. Dr Edoardo Ongaro (IT)

Professor of Public Management at the SDA Bocconi School of Management & Lecturer of Management of International and Supranational Organizations at Bocconi University
Via Sarfatti, 25
IT - 20136 Milan
Tel: +39 02 5836 2605
Fax: +39 02 5836 2593
Email: edoardo.ongaro@uni-bocconi.it
  Prof. Dr Jacques Pelkmans (NL)

Jan Tinbergen Chair for Economics of European Integration, College of Europe , Bruges (and Director of the Economics Department)
Chairholder "Business and Europe ", Vlerick School of Management, Leuven & Gent
Westerkim 22
NL – 4841 BR Prinsenbeek
The Netherlands
Tel.: +32 50 477 221
Email: jpelkmans@coleurope.be
Prof. Dr Tiina Randma-Liiv (EE)

Professor and Chair of Public Administration and Policy
Tallinn University of Technology
Sutiste tee 21
EE - 13419 Tallinn
Tel.: +372 534 33903
Fax: +372 620 2665
Email: tiina.randma-liiv@ut.ee
FranzStrehl Univ. Prof. Mag. Dr Franz Strehl MBA (AT)

Institut für Strategisches Management
Johannes Kepler Universität Linz
Altenberger Straße 69
AT - 4040 Linz
Tel.: ++ 43 732 2468 1710
Fax: ++ 43 732 2468 1719
Email: franz.strehl@jku.at
Dr Albert Hofmeister (CH)

Delegate of the Federal Department of Defence,
Civil Protection and Sports (DDPS)
Rodtmattstr. 110
CH – 3003 Bern
Tel.: +41 (0) 31 324 5015
Fax: +41 (0) 31 324 1921
Email: Albert.Hofmeister@vtg.admin.ch
(forming part of the EPSA project management)

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