The study tour guideline proposes 10 steps for organising study tours (Part 1 of document). The order of the steps can be adjusted depending on the concrete situation at hand. This study tour guideline puts a focus on study tours that deal with issues of decentralisation and local governance (Part 2 of document). The study tour guideline aims at supporting the definition of an appropriate thematic focus for the study tour and provides ideas and information on possible program elements. The document can be viewed and downloaded here below.