Doctors and postdocs in political science in Switzerland

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Lucerne, February 2020
Monday 3rd - Tuesday 4th, 2020

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About the SPSA

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...

Swiss Political Science Review

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.

The previous version of the Swiss Political Science Association Annual can be found here


In this section you find up-to-date information about current events, call for papers, summer schools and further activities.




In this section our members have the opportunity to present current publications and to inform about their research.


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Join the SPSA and connect yourself to Switzerland's largest political science community! We offer participation in many events, activities and our working group network. Students and PhD-candidates profit from reduced fees!

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