Urban, Regional Innovation and Internet (URii)

The competence centre for Urban, Regional Innovation and Internet (Urii) consults and analyzes the implementation and evaluation in the fields of democratic innovation,  social innovation, administrative innovation, elektronic innovation and fiscal innovation.  It is a cooperation of national and international colleagues which work togehther in associated research projects and PhD groups on the topic of internet and politics. United under this roof are also the Kompetenzzentrum Nachhaltige Kommunal Finanzpolitik (NKFP) and the internationale working group “Direct and deliberative democracy” (DDD).

Furthermore the URii cooperates with the International Political Science Association research Committees IPSA RC 10: Electronic democracy and IPSA RC 5:Comparative Studies on Local Government and Politics. As a result a series of research projects and publications could be realized.