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  • IAPSS World Congress 2015 London

    "The Politics of Conflict and Cooperation"
    The largest political science student conference around the world is taking place from April 14th until 17th 2015 in the City of London, followed by the 20th IAPSS General Assembly on April 18th.

    Final registration deadline: February 15th, 2015
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  • About the International Association for Political Science Students

    The International Association for Political Science Students (IAPSS) is a platform for political science students and students interested in political science issues. The association is international, politically independent, non-profit and student-run, and aims to have global impact in the political science sphere. The International Association for Political Science Students (IAPSS) is the only organization representing students of political science and related studies – worldwide. IAPSS seeks to strengthen the academic profile and methodological skills, to broaden the global understanding of the discipline of political science.


  • Recent IAPSS News

    • January 27, 2015

      Call for Applications: Student Research Committees

      Call for Applications for the establishment of Student Research Committees of the International Association for Political Science Students (IAPSS) The International Association for Political Science Students is launching a call for applications for the establishment of student research committees.
    • January 13, 2015

      Call for Papers: IAPSS Panels @ ECPR General Conference 2015

      Call for Papers for the Panels within the IAPSS Section on “Cooperation, Conflict and Security in Global Politics” at the ECPR General Conference 2015 in Montréal, Canada (August 26th – 29th) Deadline: 16 February 2015 IAPSS herewith invites all students, young researchers and scholars
    • January 9, 2015

      Call for Papers: EISA 2015

      Call for Papers: IAPSS Panel on “Cooperation, Conflict and Security.” at the 9th Pan European Conference on International Relations of the European International Studies Association (EISA) 22 – 26 September 2015, Catania, Italy Description of the panel: conflicts and cooperation are two
    • January 1, 2015

      New Seasonal School and Study Trip Coordinators!

      We are happy to officially welcome Efrem Garlando and Filipa Brandao, our new Study Trip Coordinator and new Seasonal School Coordinator who have just started to work in the last days of 2014! We wish both a great time with the IAPSS family and are glad to have them with us. Efrem Garlando is our
    • December 31, 2014

      Now accepted in the MyIAPSS Web Store: iDeal, Mistercash/Bancontact and SOFORT

      On the very last day of the year, we are happy to announce that we now also accept payments in our IAPSS Webstore via iDeal, a popular gateway in the Netherlands, MisterCash/Bancontact, frequently in use in Belgium, and SOFORT Banking, a gateway used often in Germany. Go to the MyIAPSS Web Store
  • A Different View Articles

    • January 31, 2015

      How to have genuine economic progress: From the thoughts of Philippine nationalists

      During a course work at the university, I have had the opportunity to talk to a group of fisherfolks and an economist friend about economic development – a term that the Philippine government continues to overuse from its word pool. The fisherfolks, without hesitation, argued that the
    • January 29, 2015

      The Unlikely Catholic: Pope Francis in the Philippines

      Pope Francis embarked on a week-long journey to Asia, his first for this year, as part of his pastoral visit to parts of the world. While he visited two countries in the continent, his visit to the Philippines has been the most anticipated, both by its citizens and outside observers. The Southeast
    • January 25, 2015

      Why identities collide

      An individual’s identity is composed by a range of characteristics through which this individual is considered a member of a particular group. Building upon the fact that human beings are social, it can be agreed that there are collective identities, that are elaborated based on the
    • January 25, 2015

      Analysing social policy concepts and language: D. Beland, K. Petersen (Eds.)

      The aim of this article is to review Beland and Petersen’s strong contribution to a welfare state scholarship that has, for quite some time (in no small part owing to Beland’s previous work Beland & Lecours 2008, Beland, Lecours & Kpessa:2011), slowly been eroding the confines
    • January 23, 2015

      A Grexit is not the solution

      Coming Sunday (Jan. 25), Greece will elect a new parliament. The populist left party Syriza is ahead in the polls at the moment. Syriza’s leader, Alexis Tsipras, said his party will put a stop to the German-led austerity measures that he describes as “unreasonable and catastrophic” policies