International Center

The International Center's instructional programs, technical assistance, and research initiatives are grounded in the Institute of Government's more than 80 years of experience working with public officials to improve governance and people's lives. The International Center works to help nations in transition strengthen municipal and administrative capability and brings scholars and practitioners to Georgia to help officials understand and respond to global trends affecting the state.

About the International Center

Governments throughout the globe seek out the Institute of Government's International Center for technical assistance and for the comprehensive training and development programs available to their officials and personnel. The cultural exchange that results benefits Georgia officials and communities as well as their global partners, especially in fostering opportunities for economic development. An integral part of the Institute of Government since 1998, the International Center draws on the Institute's and the broader University's expertise in responding to the needs of its global partners.


Resources for International Governments

This program trains current and up-and-coming leaders in the essential skills of effective public management and can be customized to meet the unique needs of specific governments. Read More
Institute human resource specialists help develop pay structures, establish promotional systems, and develop procedures for recruiting and retaining talented individuals. Read More
International government officials create efficiencies by learning accounting and budgetary principles in the areas of payroll administration, internal controls, and more. Read More

International Center News

A delegation from the Parliament of Ghana's Finance Committee investigated government finance procedures and accountability during a training program arranged by the Institute of Government in partnership with Georgia Southern University. Read More
The Institute's International Center hosted 20 faculty members and administrators from the China Executive Leadership Academy, Yan'an (CELAY) for a 21-day training program, the second visit this year by a delegation from a Chinese government education and research organization. Read More

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