2015 International Association of Political Science Students World Congress,London United Kingdom (Travel Grant/Scholarships Available

IAPSS World Congress : April 13th – 18th 2015
Call for Papers Deadline: November 1st 2014
Travel Grant Deadline: 1th of December 2014

The IAPSS World Congress 2015 will be the largest international event for political science students in the world. Including an exciting academic and social program; fringe events, right in the heart of London. Up to 500 delegates will participate in lectures, debates, roundtable discussion and other events across 4 days.
IAPSS World Congress 2015 will focus on ‘The Politics of Conflict and Cooperation’. The Congress will tap into the vibrant academic community in London as well as drawing on a broad range of experts from think tanks, the press and policy makers.
You can keep up to date with the conference and read articles on the theme in our media section.

The social programme will include trips to the Houses of Parliament, Bloomsbury Lane Bowling and the first ever IAPSS Black Tie Ball. Additional side events will include film screenings, NGO and Postgraduate fair and a targeted networking event.

The conference will bring together young researchers and students of political science and related disciplines from all over the world.  The students panel will try to address these issues with three core strands of social sciences in mind:

  • Political Science;
  • International Relations;
  • Political Theory.

Eligibility Requirement:

Applications are expected from bachelor, master, doctoral and postdoctoral students and young researchers who recently graduated their studies, in Political Science and any related field

Papers from BA, MA, PhD and post-doctoral students and from young researchers who recently graduated their studies, from the fields of Political Science, its sub-fields and connected fields such as Comparative Politics, International Relations, Political Theory, Political Economy, Peace and Conflict Studies, War Studies, Public Policy and Public Administration, as well as Political Psychology and Behaviour, European Studies, Area Studies, Law, and other related academic disciplines.

Guidelines for Paper Submissions:

For paper submissions, send your abstract (200 – 300 words) including the title of the paper and 5 keywords. The document should also contain your name, the title of the paper, subject of study, home university and (optional) your field(s) of research.

Abstracts should be sent by November 1st 2014 to [email protected]. Selected candidates for all positions (presenters, chairpersons, discussants) will be announced by November 17th 2014. Final papers of selected candidates should be submitted by March 1st.

Congress Registration:

Please register for participation in the IAPSS World Congress 2015 in London, United Kingdom, at www.iapssworldcongress.org. All Congress related information, including registration options, the academic program, fringe events and Congress facilities are to be found there, too.

Travel grants:

A limited number of partial travel grants will be distributed to selected panelists with above-average travel expenses. Please note that IAPSS travel grants usually only cover up to 20% of individual travel costs.

To Apply for a Travel Grant/Scholarship:

Fill Out the Travel Grant Scholarship Form

 Send it to Reint-Jan Groot Nuelend, IAPSS treasurer and head of the financial administration via E-Mail before the 1th of December 2014. The grant distribution is solely based on panelists’ travel expenses.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the IAPSS World Congress 2015 in London, United Kingdom, 


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