EU E-Government Observatory


The website offers a various and rich amount of updated material. It is a helpful reference information tool on e-Government issues and their developments across Europe. Material is retrievable in a full range of formats, from lists to full-text.


The E-Government Observatory is published and maintained under a contract with the European Commission Enterprise and Industry Directorate General, E-government services


The website offers an articulate set of information: news, publications, events, factsheets and case studies on e-government. Users can read and retrieve the material in many different formats

Information density

A rich and well organized set of information resources is provided, with remarkable insight into e-government strategies, initiatives and projects in Europe and beyond

Content Pertinence to Political Science

The main focus on e-government policies in different countries makes this website a good starting point for a political scientist interested in e-government strategies in Europe. For each EU country there is a profile factsheet about e-government strategies and programs

Updating Rate

The web site is frequently updated. Research reports, articles and news are promptly provided as soon as they are delivered