- Administrative competences
- Organisation and structure of public administration
- Scope of the civil service
- Administrative reforms
- Administrative sciences
- Planning administration
Based on a description of the diversity of public administrative activities, this article explains the administrative competences in the federal state and outlines the administrative structure and administrative organisation. A brief survey of the scope of the civil service in Germany is followed by a description of the attempts at administrative reforms and the various sector-specific perspectives on the subject of public administration.
The article concludes with an outline of the planning administration.