ASH Adam Steinhouse

Documents from [1995] to [2013]

Identity Statement

Reference Code
Extent and Medium

44 files

Physical Medium

CD, Paper

Fonds Inventory
Reference Archivists

Carr, Mary


Administrative and Biographical History

Dr Adam Steinhouse was Head of School of European Studies at the UK National School of Government (NSG) from 2001 until its closure in 2012.
As head of the school which was formerly the Civil Service College, Adam Steinhouse was a leader in delivering training on the negotiation, influencing and understanding of EU policy making. He delivered training for UK government staff in the UK and abroad and also worked with overseas governments.
Steinhouse maintained high-level contacts in the UK administration, international governments and ministries, schools of public administration, university senior managers and professors. He was the UK delegate at meetings of the Directors of EU Institutes and Schools of Public Administration. In his position in the NSG, Steinhouse gave speeches at high-profile national and international engagements with ministers, practitioners and academics. He is the author of various articles and handbooks on the EU.
Adam Steinhouse was leader of study visits of UK, German and French senior officials to EU institutions, director of the European Reciprocal Training Programme with ten other EU member states on EU governance, US foreign policy and EU-US expert for FCO officials in London and Washington. He taught local and UK senior official in Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Kosovo, Macedonia, Netherlands, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Ukraine, Vietnam and, in addition, trained many overseas visitors to the UK.

Content and Structure


As Head of the School of European Studies, Adam Steinhouse was responsible for coordinating the budget, resources and activities of a team of eleven staff, to ensure that EU training and consultancy programmes improved the core skills and knowledge of UK policy makers.
The documents in this collection reflect Steinhouse's extensive training and course preparation for senior officials in most EU member states and candidate countries on EU policy development, external relations and negotiation skills.

Conditions of Access and Use



Allied Materials

Associated Material

Adam Steinhouse donated books with his collection which are available in the EUI library.


Notes and Remarks

Most of the material in this collection is from the period 2001-2012.

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