The study process is based on scientific methods and closely linked to the research themes of the institution. The key research columns at the programme are: (1) public management and policy, local government, technology and governance and Europeanisation of public administration. One of the key features of research efforts is the focus on policy relevancy and policy analysis. Through close links to international and local think tanks – the institution has build up its research and gained a unique level of competence in policy analytical reports. The faculty of the programme has produced more than 10 influential policy analyses in the field of EU Visa Liberalisation process and public administration reforms, Europeanization of public administration in Kosovo and challenges to public management in Kosovo.