Study on corruption in the public sector in EU member states – EU member states

December 2005 – November 2007

EC – DG Justice and Home Affairs 

The project aims to research into different aspects and forms of corruption in the public sector of EU member states. The focus will be on public administration, members of national parliaments, political public office-holders and political parties. Based on empirical data the aim of the study is to identify common forms of corrupt behaviour, existing measures of prevention and control, make policy recommendations and promote an all-European approach to the phenomenon of corruption.

Implementing Institutions

  • Institut für Deutsches und Europäisches Parteienrecht und Parteien-forschung
  • Centre for European Constitutional Law, Greece
  • “La Sapienza” University of Rome