• 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.
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  • Recent IAPSS News

    • March 23, 2015

      Call for Applications: Study Trip Coordinator


      Call for Applications for a Study Trip Coordinator of the International Association for Political Science Students (IAPSS) Deadline for Applications: April 10th 2015 In 2013, the International Association for Political Science (IAPSS) started organizing Study Trips to destinations with high
    • March 5, 2015

      IAPSS Autumn Convention Prep-Meeting in Prague, Czech Republic


      On Saturday, February 28, 2015 the IAPSS Congress Management team met in Prague to discuss the preparations for the Autumn Convention 2015. This Convention with the theme “News Threats to Security” will take place from September 21 until 25 in Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic. Whereas
    • February 25, 2015

      Call for Applications: Editor for Journal of Political Theory and Analysis (JPTA)


      The International Association for Political Science Students is herewith launching a Call for Applications for the position of Editor for the Journal of Political Theory and Analysis. The JPTA Editor is a position within the IAPSS Academic Department and will work closely with the Head of the
    • February 12, 2015

      Call for Abstracts: PSA Panel at IAPSS World Congress 2015


      Call for Abstracts: PSA Panel at IAPSS World Congress 2015 In association with the IAPSS, the PSA Postgraduate Network Committee are pleased to announce a call for abstracts for a special panel at the  IAPSS World Congress, London April 2015. Abstracts are sought relating to the theme of
    • February 7, 2015

      Call for Applications: Head of Events Department


      Call for Applications for Head of Events Department of the International Association for Political Science Students (IAPSS) The International Association for Political Science Students (IAPSS), is looking for an ambitious, motivated and internationally orientated student willing to fulfill our
  • A Different View Articles

    • April 17, 2015

      Youth and politics


      Nowadays the topic of youth is being discussed more frequently than ever, because the demographic distribution of the world has shifted and more than 40% of the population is younger than 24 years old. This puts a burden on institutions to include this vast segment of the society into
    • April 16, 2015

      The socio-cultural impact of cross-border refugee flows and the possible spread of conflicts in host countries in Africa


      Many developing host communities often face forms of socio-cultural change, including a challenged sense of identity and the increased visibility of ethnic, religious, racial and ideological tensions between refugees and locals. Factors which might lead to social instability in the host country
    • April 10, 2015

      Money Politics (Part III): Development of international monetary system


      To sum up this three-part Money Politics serial of articles I would like to exhibit a brief historic development of global monetary system. Unlike the first two parts of this serial, this part is not focused on “country case” political phenomenon (or issue), but it is focused on structural
    • April 10, 2015

      Deficiencies of neoclassical economics? Thinking outside the paradigm


        Neoclassical economics, or mainstream economics,  has been the dominant approach in instructing the understanding of the economy for a number of decades. Not only has it permeated into most economics classes (academia) but it has infiltrated even policy. As a paradigm of thought it does not
    • April 9, 2015

      Has the veto run its course?


      The year 2014 saw an escalation of conflicts around the world. ISIS, an Islamist terror group began to seize large swathes of land in Syria and Iraq. In Eastern Europe, pro-Russian militias have also been fighting Ukrainian government forces since the fall of the pro-Russian president Viktor