National Academy for Public Administration
under the President of Ukraine

Department of Public Policy

Staff of the Department

Contacts of the Department

The Department of Public Policy as a structural unit of the Educational and Scientific Institute of Public Administration and Civil Service of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv (hereinafter TSNUK), established at an extraordinary meeting of the Academic Council of TSNUK on April 5, 2021.

The Department of Public Policy was formed by reorganizing several departments of the National Academy of Public Administration under the President of Ukraine (hereinafter the National Academy) and is implementing the traditions established by the following predecessors on a new basis:

The Department of Public Policy continues the achievements of the Ukrainian School of Archetypics, which emerged as an interdisciplinary scientific and practical research area in the science of public administration. It was based on the analytical psychology of Swiss Carl Gustav Jung, the American Myers-Briggs personality typology, the works of Ukrainian sociologists Eduard Afonin and Olena Donchenko, psychoanalyst Leonid Burlachuk, cultural scientist Serhiy Krymsky and historian Andriy Marnov.

The mission of the Department of Public Policy is to train highly qualified specialists in the field of public management and administration, who have modern knowledge and skills of public policy and political management, the interaction between government, business and civil society and can respond effectively to public challenges, to analyze and model political and management processes, predict political, economic and security risks, provide expert and analytical support to the activities of public authorities and local governments, to make effective power decisions that aim at socially responsible outcomes.

The strategic goals of the department are the development of professional competencies of public servants; scientific-methodical and practical support of public administration reforms.

The purpose of the department is to train the modern political-administrative elite for the public administration system, who can analyse, elaborate and implement public policies and ensure the effective development of the modern state and society.

The objective of the department is to participate in the training of highly qualified specialists for the system of public management and administration, local authorities, and political leadership through the provision of theoretical and practical knowledge not only during the academic year but also during the organization and realization of round tables, seminars, panel discussions dedicated to actual problems of the development of modern state and society, modernization of public administration system, the definition of the strategic goals and objectives.

An important direction of the department's activity, designed to provide training for a wide range of managers, first of all, public servants and local government officials, is the provision of applicants for higher education with modern knowledge about the essence and content of the public policy and political management, the peculiarities of their formation and implementation.