Student Research Committee: Africa and MENA Region

Academic Department

Posted 11 months ago

Are you a political science student? Are you passionate about Africa and MENA region? Are you looking to enhance your research skills and join a global network of young researchers? Then look no further! The Student Research Committee (SRC) on the Africa and MENA region at the International Association of Political Science Students (IAPSS) is looking for you!

By working on research, either independently or in collaboration, you will be supported by a team of like-minded individuals, who will give you constructive feedback, encouragement and multicultural views and interpretations. In addition, the membership of the SRC gives you a chance to be published in the POLITIKON, the peer-reviewed academic journal of IAPSS, the chance to present your research at conferences around the world and further your research, academic writing and feedback skills! For more information check out the academic section of IAPSS:

To join our committee, we are looking for people who:
• have at least completed 2 years of university education
• have knowledge of conducting independent, original research
• are passionate about Africa and MENA region
• are willing to become a member of IAPSS (it is not required to be a member during the application phase, however once admitted to the SRC a membership is obligatory)
• can commit a few hours per week to a fun, interesting, multicultural team
In case you are interested please send your application by 01 March 2020 to, including:
• your name and your CV (no longer than 1-2 pages)
• a short letter (approx. 1 page) in which you indicate the name of the SRC you would like to join, the reasons for your choice of the SRC and your general motivation to become an SRC member;

For more information please do not hesitate to contact the Student Research Coordinator at: Please note, that this is an unpaid volunteer position for university students at all levels.
We are looking forward to your applications!

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