Administrative Culture

Administrative Culture (AC), published by Ragnar Nurkse School of Innovation and Governance at Tallinn University of Technology, is a peer-reviewed multi-language interdisciplinary journal of administrative studies. The journal publishes contributions in English, the lingua franca of our times, and also in the languages of the region: Estonian, Finnish, German, Russian. The journal appears bi-annually.



New issue published - Sulev Mäeltsemees: Municipal Autonomy in Context


The new issue of Administrative Culture (vol. 17 no. 2) is now published online (open access) and will soon be available in printed version.

Posted: 2016-12-14 More...

Administrative Culture now abstracted in Scopus


In August 2012 Administrative Culture was accepted for coverage in the Scopus database. For more information about the journal, please see

Posted: 2012-09-17

Interested in submitting an article?


The journal of Halduskultuur - Administrative Culture is inviting manuscripts for publication. In order to submit an article to Halduskultuur-Administrative Culture, please click here.

Inquiries should be sent to managing editor Rauno Mäekivi,

Posted: 2010-11-01
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Vol 17, No 2 (2016): Sulev Mäeltsemees: Municipal Autonomy in Context

Guest edited by Wolfgang Drechsler and Rauno Mäekivi

Table of Contents


Introduction PDF
Wolfgang Drechsler 75-77
Local Self-Government in Estonia PDF
Sulev Mäeltsemees 79-109
Die Entwicklung der Verwaltungsreform in Estland in den Jahren 1989-2016 PDF
Sulev Mäeltsemees 111-127
Dimensions of Administrative Culture in Estonia PDF
Sulev Mäeltsemees, Ülle Madise, Priit Vinkel 129-142
The Capital City in the Local Self-Government System in Central and Eastern European and Caucasus Countries PDF
Sulev Mäeltsemees 143-161
In Deutschland als DAAD-Stipendiat PDF
Sulev Mäeltsemees 163-176

ISSN: 1736-6089