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Join us for the upcoming World Congress!

Montreal, May 15-19, 2023

The IAPSS World Congress is the largest annual event hosted by IAPSS – the International Association for Political Science Students. We expect 150+ students from around the world to join us during our first in-person World Congress since 2019, concentrating on the theme, Global Cooperation in the Era of Disruption.

Call for Papers

If you have never presented a paper before, this is your best chance to start!

Submit Your Abstract

The deadline is January 31. We accept paper proposals from students on all levels of study.

Buy Your Ticket

Early bird sale is on until February 14.

Got questions?

Read our FAQ to find the answers about the Congress.

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.



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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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