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IAPSS is a network of political science students and junior faculty from over 70 countries

Undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate political science students, as well as those from related fields, can become members of our global IAPSS Community

Become involved as IAPSS Volunteer!

IAPSS means working with team members across all inhabited continents.

Discover new places with us!

Whether you are interested in experiencing urban spaces of historical importance, would like to present your first academic paper at a conference, we have the right event for you!

Find a political science community in your region

Explore opportunities to get involved with IAPSS in your region.

Research and publish with us!

IAPSS offers you an engaging platform to test your hypotheses, publish your work, and get to know students with the same interest as you.

IAPSS is democratic student government representing political science students at the global level recognized by the United Nations.

We advocate for improvements to Political Science education and student interests in general at the national, continental, and global levels.

Our Mission

IAPSS aims to enhance and support political science students in every part of the world by creating opportunities to research, connect with each other and get to know distant places. We strive to deliver a sustainable academic contribution to the education of our members, foster exchange among young political scientists across the globe and promote social and scientific responsibility. Our regional approach endeavors to facilitate the political science students community federally, globally, and inclusively.


EventsNewsWorld Congress
November 22, 2023

Call for Papers – World Congress 2024

Call for Papers – IAPSS World Congress 2024 “Future of Governance in the Digital Era”Athens, Greece The digital era has revolutionized the way societies function, communicate, and are governed. The…
NewsWorld Congress
November 21, 2023

World Congress 2024 – Call for Coordinators

Call for Coordinators – IAPSS World Congress 2024 Athens, Greece The International Association for Political Science Students (IAPSS) – the largest international organization representing students of political science and related…
November 6, 2023

IAPSS Partners with the International Public Policy Association

We are delighted to announce that IAPSS and the International Public Policy Association (IPPA) have signed an official agreement to enhance cooperation, marking a partnership between the two organizations for…

Three Pillars

Our portfolio and annual agenda provided with great dedication to our members are built up around three pillars. In each pillar, we conceptualize and realize activities, projects, and services that contribute to the academic, personal, and social development of our members. Worldwide. 365 days all year long.


Global Political Science Gatherings


Journals, Publishing & Delegations

Professionalization and Career Development

Volunteer opportunites

IAPSS Regions

Click on the region to find out about the opportunities they offer!

Become an IAPSS member!

Individuals have a central role within IAPSS. Not only do they have voting rights at the General Assemblies and can thus actively shape the future of IAPSS, but they also benefit from our broad range of services. IAPSS is the largest and only international representation of political science students on the globe. Join to be part of our association and get access to all of these benefits. For more information on membership benefits and how to apply, click on the button below.

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Participate in delegations

Take part in one of the IAPSS Delegations to international renowned political science conferences

Join a Research Committee

Join or create an IAPSS Research Committee to research a topic with other students and co-publish your work

Get Involved

Run for IAPSS’ elected positions and apply for volunteer positions

Access to journals

Receive preferential access to our two journals POLITIKON and Encuentro Latinoamericano, as well as our blog, A Different View

Access to events

Priority access to the IAPSS World Congress, the IAPSS Academic Convention, IAPSS study trips, and the IAPSS Summer School and Winter School

Voting Rights

Have your say at IAPSS General Assemblies

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