IAPSS is registered as a legal entity under Dutch Association law with the Chamber of Commerce of Nijmegen (the Netherlands) registrant no. 58982841, deposited at the Directorate Centraal-Gelderland, and therewith responsible financially to Dutch authorities, respectively.

This section is providing all legal relevant documents of IAPSS for download and a general description of the internal legal framework.

Documents issued by the IAPSS General Assembly

While the financial and administrative reports of the Association, issued before the IAPSS General Assembly, are available for members only at a separate platform, the key documents constituting IAPSS’ legal framework are available below.

All these documents are developed from the statues further and are legally binding for the organisation.

IAPSS Statutes

The IAPSS Statutes constitute the overall framework of the Association and describe the division of power between and the responsibilities of the IAPSS General Assembly, the IAPSS Executive Committee and the IAPSS Supervisory Committee as well as the execution of the elections of all core bodies of the Association.


IAPSS Internal Regulations

The IAPSS Internal Regulations determine the Association’s framework in detail and include chapters on all bodies and the key mechanisms that shape the operation of IAPSS. The Additional Protocol to the IAPSS Internal Regulations sets up two consultative committees of the Association: The Diversity and Anti-Discrimination Committee and the Recruitment Committee.

DownloadDownload Additional Protocol

IAPSS Financial Regulations

The IAPSS Financial Regulations frame the set-up, operation and reviewing procedures of the Association’s budget and financial administration and determine the key responsibilities centered around the three legal representatives of the Association* incl. the IAPSS Treasurer as well as the IAPSS Supervisory Committee which is in charge of the bi-annual financial audit.


IAPSS Rules of Procedure

The IAPSS Rules of Procedure predominantly define the organisational procedures that frame the execution of the bi-annual IAPSS General Assembly.


* For the legislative period of 2018-19 (ending as of 31 May 2018), the three legal representatives of the Association are: Kateryna Dyshkantyuk (IAPSS President), Gentiana Fana (IAPSS Secretary-General) and Vanessa Pischulti (IAPSS Treasurer).

Documents issued by the IAPSS Executive Committee

IAPSS Declaration on Plagiarism

The IAPSS Declaration on Plagiarism outlines the position of IAPSS towards instances of plagiarism and the procedure of detecting and reporting plagiarism cases in all kinds of submissions.