Public procurement

Application deadline

29 April 2022


This course introduces the procurement and contract management processes of the Deutsche Bundesbank and details the placement and function of the Procurement Centre within the Bundesbank’s organisational structure.

To facilitate discussion, participants are invited to give a brief presentation (up to 30 minutes) on how procurement is organised at their institution and their experiences of this, addressing at least one of the following topics.


  • Corporate controlling
  • Procurement procedures
  • Legal acts and regulations governing procurement procedures (Germany and Europe)
  • Digital transformation in the field of procurement
  • Sustainable procurement
  • Back office
  • Asset management
  • Outsourcing of administrative tasks

Target group

The expert panel is aimed at central bank staff from developing countries or emerging market economies with a leadership role in organisation, controlling or procurement at their institution. Participants should have prior knowledge of central bank contract management.

The expert panel will serve as a platform for the exchange of experiences and knowledge. Participants will be expected to make an active contribution to the panel by, for example, giving a presentation.

Technical requirements

Computer with microphone, camera, speakers or headphones; an up-to-date internet browser.

Online application

Please apply online by clicking on the registration button within the application period. 

Registration deadline: 29. April 2022, 23:59 p.m.