The research focus of the Administrative Law and Public Administration Unit covers administrative law and public administration in the broad sense, with a special focus on:
- Local authorities
- Public contracts & public goods (including expropriation)
- Government staff
- Law on privatization and public-private partnerships
- Negotiation and mediation in administrative matters
In its research, the unit attaches a great deal of importance to the interaction between administrative law and public administration. This interdisciplinary focus is expressed in various regulatory impact analyses and numerous research projects on the governance aspects of local authorities.