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Center for Applied Policy Research (CAP) 2005f
Maria-Theresia-Street 21 Munich 81675, Germany
tel:49-89 21801300 fax:49-89 21801329
e-mail:cap.office@lrz.uni-muenchen.de
URL:http://www.cap.uni-muenchen.de/


Organizational Status: University-affiliated institute, founded in 1995.

General Description: CAP, affiliated with Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, uses its unique working methods in applied policy research to close the gap between the political and academic sectors. CAP draws its operating funds from projects and partnerships with foundations, government institutions, and various forms of cooperation and brings together academic understanding in order to define strategies and options for current issues in politics. CAP's research groups and projects combine international and interdisciplinary analysis with concrete suggestions for political practice. CAP uses this approach to advise political leaders on decisions concerning a wide range of issues and communicates the results of its work to the public and a large number of opinion shapers via publications and the Internet.

Annual Budget:

Staff: 89 (42 research, 47 administrative/support)

Executive Officers:
Prof. WEIDENFELD, Werner (Director)
Mr. JANNING, Josef (Deputy Director)

Public Relations:
Mr. TUREK, Juergen (Managing Director)

(As of November, 2004)

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