IAPSS – Global Representation of Political Science Students

Representing well over 1.000 students worldwide, IAPSS seeks to promote political science as a discipline, socially responsible student activism and networking among our individual and association members. IAPSS is for, by and of the students. We aim to have an impact on international political science.

Our activities include:

  1. World Congress (Academic Conference for Students) and IAPSS Convention.
  2. Study trips, winter, and summer Schools in key locations.
  3. Journals: POLITIKON and Encuentro Latinoamericano.
  4. Student Online-Blog Site: A Different View.
  5. Academic Think Tank, Student Research Committees (SRC), and delegations to international conferences.

With well over 200,000 Facebook followers and 15 associate members, we provide over 1.000 students of political science and related disciplines with a unique umbrella-platform for communication, knowledge exchange and networking.

IAPSS. For Political Science Students


IAPSS Study Trips aim at bringing a limited number of political science students together with stakeholders of all spheres, branches and levels in a selected country focusing on one or a number of issues relevant the contemporary study of politics.


IAPSS has excellent preparation programs for students of political science during the winter season. Get informed and involved.


A Summer School, longer than a conference and more intense by limiting the number of participants, provides a unique format in itself.


IAPSS publishes two journals, Politikon: The IAPSS Journal of Political Science, and Encuentro Latinoamericano. While both journals mostly publish articles by students and junior researchers, they follow the rigorous standards of peer-review process as any academic journal.
Access the latest issues below and explore the website to find out how you can submit your paper or contribute to the editorial process.

Latest issue of Politikon

Latest issue of Encuentro Latinoamericano

Do you want to be part of us?

No matter if you are an undergraduate, a graduate, or a postgraduate student we are looking forward to welcome you as a member of the IAPSS Family. Join us now!

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