In 2002, the staff of the Federal Academy of Public Administration (BAköV) adopted the following mission statement:
We provide advanced training, qualifications and advising.
As the central inter-ministerial advanced training facility at the federal level and provider of qualification training for all federal agencies, our task is to provide advanced training for staff and advising for agencies in personnel development and training matters and thereby
support Federal Government policy,
maintain and constantly improve the federal administration’s performance,
increase the subject-related and interpersonal skills of federal administration staff, strengthen their motivation and foster the exchange of ideas and experience.