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The French Institute of Administrative Sciences was created in 1947 by René Cassin. The association was recognized of public utility and is a member of the International Institute of Administrative Sciences. Linked to the French Conseil d'Etat, the president of IFSA is traditionally the vice-president of the Conseil d'Etat.

Jean-Marc Sauvé, president of IFSA.

IFSA’s board of directors gathers regularly to give the Institute its main objectives..

Regional sections

At regional scale, IFSA is divided in 8 sections:

France.

Since its creation in 1947, the Institute organized numerous conferences and participated to the works of the French doctrine in administrative law.

The Institute has more than 300 members with different backgrounds: high civil servants (French State Councillors, Members of the Supreme financial court, Inspectors), university professors but also representatives of private companies.

The Institute is located in the French Council of State, place du Palais-Royal in Paris.

Activities

The IFSA organizes each year two conferences:

  • an actuality conference,
  • an historical conference.

Actuality conferences

Here are examples of themes of actuality conferences:

  • The theme of the 2009 actuality conference organized by the IFSA is "Public security: partnership between public power and private actors"
  • Management delegations in the public service
  • France-Télécom-la Poste : new public firms? A new public service?
  • The administration of national education
  • Administration and new tools to help decision-makers
  • Expectations and demands of citizens towards the administration
  • State and private firms

Historical conferences

IFSA in partnership with the French Practical School of High Studies organizes each year an historical conference on diverse themes :

  • Administration and justice
  • State and theater
  • State and sport
  • State and crime

International activities

IFSA participates actively in the works of the International Institute of Administrative Sciences (IISA). A delegation of the IFSA participated for instance in the third international conference of the IISA in Beijing. IFSA also participated in the meeting in Quebec on “General states of public administration.”

In 1998, IFSA organized in Paris the 24th International Congress of administr

IFSA participates actively in the works of the International Institute of Administrative Sciences (IISA). A delegation of the IFSA participated for instance in the third international conference of the IISA in Beijing. IFSA also participated in the meeting in Quebec on “General states of public administration.”

In 1998, IFSA organized in Paris the 24th International Congress of administrative sciences on the theme : “citizen and administration.” The Congress took place in Paris in the UNESCO palace.

Board of directors

At regional scale, IFSA is divided in 8 sections:

  • I.F.S.A Languedoc-Roussillon
  • I.F.S.A Nord-Pas-de-Calais
  • I.F.S.A Picardie
  • I.F.S.A Centre-Poitou-Limousin
  • I.F.S.A West Section
  • I.F.S.A Rhône-Alpes
  • I.F.S.A Est
  • I.F.S.A Haute-Normandie

International section

IFSA is the French section of the IISA: International Institute of Administrative Sciences based in Bruxelles.

Links with the French State Council

IFSA’s president is

At regional scale, IFSA is divided in 8 sections:

  • I.F.S.A Languedoc-Roussillon
  • I.F.S.A Nord-Pas-de-Calais
  • I.F.S.A Picardie
  • I.F.S.A Centre-Poitou-Limousin
  • I.F.S.A West Section
  • I.F.S.A Rhône-Alpes
  • I.F.S.A Est
  • I.F.S.A Haute-Normandie

International sectionIFSA is the French section of the IISA: International Institute of Administrative Sciences based in Bruxelles.

Links with the French State Council

IFSA’s president is traditionally the vice-president of the French Council of State.

Famous membersFamous members

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