• 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.


  • IAPSS Membership

    Membership comes already at 15EUR/year, with reduced rates for those students that come from less privileged backgrounds.
  • Latest IAPSS News

    • October 4, 2015

      Call for Applications: Two Media Coordinators

      Call for Applications for two Media Coordinators of the International Association for Political Science Students (IAPSS) Deadline for Application Submissions: October 10, 2015   The International Association for Political Science Students is
    • September 24, 2015

      IAPSS at the ECPR General Conference 2015

      For the first time organized on non-European territory: the annual General Conference of the European Consortium for Political Science Research (ECPR). This year from the 26th till the 29th of August in Montreal, Canada. ECPR is one of the leading
    • September 12, 2015

      Call for Applications: Study Trip to Berlin 2015

      Call for Applications IAPSS Study Trip to Berlin, Germany “Understanding Germany’s Role in Europe and the World” Wednesday, December 2nd – Friday, December 4th, 2015 (Arrival Day: December 1, Departure Day: December 5) Deadline for
    • September 1, 2015

      Call for Papers: IAPSS Panels on “Challenging Democracy” at the IPSA World Congress

      IAPSS Panels on “Challenging Democracy” at the 24th World Congress of Political Science of the International Political Science Association (IPSA) 23 – 28 July 2016 | Istanbul, Turkey Deadline for Abstract Submissions:25 September 2015
    • August 30, 2015

      First IAPSS Summer School in Venice successfully conducted!

      From August 10th to 21st the International Association for Political Sciences Students has conducted its first summer school in collaboration with Venice International University in the heart of the Venetian Lagoon. 27 participants from 20 countries
  • Latest ADV articles

    • October 5, 2015

      “Dacian obsession and other Romanian meanderings” – Humanitas, 2015, Dan Alexe – book review

      In the spirit of Laitin’s seminal works on language and nation-building, Dan Alexe’s 2015 book  attempts an innovative multi-layered deconstruction (at least in Romanian audiences) of  mainstream as well as hetorodox mythologies of
    • October 4, 2015

      Same same, that’s different

      For the second time in this year and for the fifth time in six years, the Greek electorate has been called to the ballot box, and in years past, the only predictable thing about these elections has been their unpredictability. In less than a decade,
    • October 4, 2015

      Canadian Federal Election Reflection Part 2: The People’s Platform

      It is all too common to hear about the woes of the Canadian parliamentary system, like: tight party discipline for Members of Parliament, struggles to deal with appointed, unelected and unaccountable senators, the powerful court governance created
    • October 4, 2015

      Canadian Federal Election Reflection Part 1: Party Politics

      Seventy-eight days, the length of the current Canadian Federal Election campaign, is the longest since 1872. If that were something different this time around, then there are a few other anomalies. The New Democratic Party (NDP) for the first time
    • October 3, 2015

      Putin: The Great Interventionist!

      Russia has intervened Syrian crisis with a small but significant military force deployment Latakia. And October 1st onwards, hours after Russian parliament approved unanimously military intervention in Syria, Russia started its airstrikes in Syria,