Carl Vinson Institute of Government

For more than 85 years, the Institute of Government has worked with public officials throughout Georgia and around the world to improve governance and people's lives. From Georgia's early days as a largely agrarian state with a modest population to its modern-day status as a national and international force in business, industry, and politics with a population of almost 10 million, the Institute has helped government leaders navigate change and forge strong directions for a better Georgia.

In the Spotlight

The Institute’s International Center coordinated a recent visit by the vice-mayor of Korea’s Seodaemun District to continue developing a cultural and economic exchange program with Athens-Clarke County government leaders. Read More
Institute of Government Director Laura Meadows recruited dozens of highly regarded public administrators to share their knowledge and experience for a local government management course that UGA master of public administration students found inspiring and engaging. Read More
Twenty-seven government officials from around Georgia earned certification through the Institute of Government’s financial management training program. Each participant completed a series of courses designed to enhance understanding of public finance topics. Read More

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