Prof. Sanja Korać - Head of Department

Prof. Sanja Korać is Head of the Department of Public Management at the German University of Administrative Sciences Speyer and Scientific Director of the FKS • Führungskolleg Speyer (, an executive training program for public sector leaders at the regional (Bundesländer) level and the German Labor Agency. Prior to her current position, she was Associate Professor at the Department of Public, Nonprofit & Health Management at the University of Klagenfurt, Austria. She was the Austrian Plan Foundation Fellow at The Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies, Washington, DC (Academic Year 2014/2015).

Since April 2020, Sanja is Communications Secretary and Board Member of the IRSPM (International Research Society for Public Management) ( and has been member of the Executive Committee of the Public Service Accounting and Accountability Group which has emerged from the IRSPM Special Interest Group on Accounting and Accountability for several years. In collaboration with the other members of the Executive Committee, she has been entrusted with the planning and organization of the Special Interest Group’s Panel at the Annual IRSPM Conference as well as its Annual Workshop. Discover the Special Interest Group on Accounting and Accountability here:

Sanja Korać is active member in several scientific groups and organizations (among others, International Research Society for Public Management - IRSPM, European Group for Public Administration - EGPA, Comparative International Governmental Accounting Research Network - CIGAR, Verband der Hochschullehrer für Betriebswirtschaft e. V. - VHB), and Ad-hoc Reviewer for international scientific journals such as Public Management Review; International Public Management Journal; Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal; Review of Public Personnel Administration; Public Performance & Management Review; Business Research; und International Journal of Public Sector Management.

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Recent Publications:

Sanja Korac, Iris Saliterer (forthcoming): Corporatization in Local Government: Difference and Shared Experiences. In: Andrews, R./Van Genugten, M./Papenfuß, Ul/Torsteinsen, B. (eds.): Corporatization in Local Government: Differences and Shared Experiences. Palgrave: London (in press)

Iris Saliterer, Sanja Korac (2020): New reporting tools at the central government level – experiences in light of a budgeting and accounting reform in Austria. In: Manes Rossi, F./Levy Orelli, R. (eds.): New Trends in Public Sector Reporting: Integrated Reporting and Beyond. Palgrave: London.


Please find the complete list of publications (as of November 2021) here.




Univ.-Prof. Dr. Sanja Korac
Lehrstuhl für Public Management - Lehrstuhlinhaberin, Wissenschaftliche Leitung des FKS • Führungskolleg Speyer

Phone: 06232 / 654-401
Telefax: 06232 / 654-40100