AbstractThis thesis is called: Etics and Code of Ethics in public administration. It contains theoretical and practical parts. There is a clarification of basic definitions and terms involving public administration, ethics, corruption and code of ethics, in the theoretical part. The thesis is based on study of relevant literature. The practical part involves an investigation using quantitative methods (questionaire). The primary target of this thesis is to assess the evaluation and application of Code of Ethics of officials and public administration employees in the Hradec Králové region. A secondary target is the formulation of new proposals and recommendations that serve to improve the Code of Ethics.