2016 Civic Forum
"In Search of Lost Universalism"

Berlin, 17-18 October 2016

The 2nd ASPS Berlin Forum brought together leading cultural figures, experts, representatives of European think tanks, international journalists and alumni of the Schools to address key democratic challenges facing Europe today and to suggest ways of promoting solidarity among young people to combat the current crisis.


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Seminar “Sapere aude: Freedom and the Rule of Law”

Belgrade, 20 - 24 September 2016

Over one hundred young European leaders attended a 5-day ASPS seminar in Belgrade, Serbia, to discuss today's challeges to democracy.

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The Association of Schools of Political Studies: a network for democracy in the 21st century

In 2008, an association was created in Stras-bourg to develop the network of Schools of Political Studies in Europe and in the world. Its main objectives are to allow its members to develop their activities, to strengthen their ties beyond any devides and build together democratic societies based on a political culture characterised by pluralism, tolerance and dialogue.

Free Ilgar Mammadov now say Schools of Political Studies heads

The Azerbaijan authorities must immediately release Ilgar Mammadov, Director of the Baku School of Political Studies, following the definitive ruling by the European Court of Human Rights that his arrest and detention since 2013 breached the European Convention on Human Rights.

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Latest news
19/09/2016 Sapere aude seminar: “Freedom and the rule of law”
From 20-24 September, the Association of Schools of Political Studies, in co-operation with Belgrade Fund for Political Excellence will host a seminar in Belgrade on the topic of freedom and the rule of law.
16/09/2016 Registration for the 5th World Forum for Democracy is open
Preparations for the World Forum for Democracy 2016 edition are now in full swing. The forum will take place in Strasbourg from 7-9 November on the theme of education and democracy.


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