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 has initiated a new Certified Public Manager program to strengthen leadership skills for local and state government managers in Georgia. CPM is a 26-day program that engages participants in 300 hours of study focusing on areas such as self-awareness, collaboration and process improvement. UGA is the sole provider of this CPM program in Georgia. Read More
The Institute’s International Center is facilitating an educational and cultural exchange program between Athens-Clarke County government officials and leaders with Seoul’s Seodaemun District in South Korea. Read More
The Institute’s International Center facilitated a partnership between UGA and the Korean Ministry of Personnel Management to enroll Korean government officials in the university’s master of public administration program. Read More

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