Freedom vs control:
For a democratic response

4th World Forum for Democracy
Strasbourg, 18-20 November 2015 

Over 500 participants from the 21 Schools of Political Studies attended the fourth edition of the Strasbourg World Forum for Democracy. As every year, the Network of Schools actively participated in the Forum’s discussions, shared ideas and experiences with other Forum participants and planned future co-operations.

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The SPS Network held a Civic Forum “In Search of Lost Universalism”

Berlin, 28-29 October 2015

The Association of Schools of Political Studies, at the initiative of the Moscow School of Civic Education and together with the Robert Bosch Stiftung, organised the forum “In Search of Lost Universalism” in Berlin, on 28 and 29 October 2015.

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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
02/02/2016 The 10th issue of the Schools of Political Studies Newsletter now available
This quarterly Newsletter provides up-to-date information on the activities of the Council of Europe’s Schools of Political Studies Network. It serves as a tool for the Schools themselves, but also provides useful information to friends and supporters of the Schools.
25/01/2016 International terrorism and Europe's migration and refugee take centre-stage at the Winter Session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe
Europe's migration and refugee crisis and international terrorism will take centre-stage at the Winter Session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (Strasbourg, 25-29 January 2016).
07/01/2016 The Association of Schools welcomes the newly created Western African School
The Civic School of Western Africa (ECAO), which took its inspiration from the Council of Europe Network of Schools of Political Studies, held its inaugural seminar on 14-17 December 2015 in Lomé, Togo.


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