Basanta Thapa

Research associate, Competence Center Public IT, Fraunhofer Institute for Open Communication Systems FOKUS, Berlin


Basanta Thapa works at the Competence Centre Public IT of the Fraunhofer Institute for Open Communication Systems for the Digitalisation of the Public Sector. At the DFG Graduate College »Wicked Problems, Contested Administrations: Knowledge, Coordination, Strategy« of the University of Potsdam he obtained his PhD on the subject of institutionalisation of new data technologies in European municipal administrations. He studied administrative and political science as well economics at the Universities of Münster and Potsdam and researched at the Hertie School of Governance, the European Research Centre for Information Systems and the Technical University of Tallinn, amongst others.