The National Institute of Public Administration of Spain (INAP) is an autonomous body attached to the Ministry of Finance and Public Administration , which promotes research, teaching, dissemination and promotion through conferences, meetings and seminars to find solutions to More current problems facing the Spanish Public Administration.
Likewise, it is entrusted with the function of training staff in the service of the Public Administration and its management positions.
The National Institute of Public Administration (INAP) is located in the Institute of Local Administration Studies , created in 1940, as well as in the Center for Training and Improvement of Officials established in 1958. In 1987, the current National Institute of Public Administration The result of its merger.
At present, the three major areas of activity of the (INAP) are:
Studies and research
INAP hosts a library with a large bibliographical and documentary background, which is among the most important Spanish-speaking public administration; Through the web page can be accessed its bibliographical bulletins. In addition, it has an important old fund that covers a period of five centuries.
It maintains international relations, offering courses and masters to foreign public employees. Departments It is an autonomous body within the national government of Spain, attached to the Department of Territorial Policy and Public Administration
Research support Research in the field of Public Administration and science of administration and promotion of information and communication technologies.
The Center for Studies and Publications also carries out promotional and support functions for research in Public Administration and Law through scholarships, awards, its publishing activity and its collaboration with universities, supporting research groups and managers to promote the exchange of Experiences and the dissemination and exchange of experiences and knowledge and research work