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The SPSA is the pivotal research network institution of political scientists in Switzerland. The SPSA working group framework allows researchers from various subfields to meet, work together and engage in current debates of political science. Furthermore, the SPSA acts as editor of the Swiss Political Science Review (SPSR) and organizes many different events, such as the SPSA Annual Conference with numerous participants from Switzerland and other countries. In addition, we update our members on current vacancies, events, call for papers and further activities. More...

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The Swiss Political Science Review is the most important political science journal in Switzerland. It is published on a quarterly basis at the Wiley publishing house on behalf of the SPSA.

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The MOSAiCH-ISSP call 2020 relating to the ISSP module ‘Environment IV’ is out now!

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16 courses are scheduled, among them 4 short courses and 12 one-week courses. New to the program are...

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20-24 mai 2019, Université de Lausanne


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August 16-30, 2019


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