The first international
SPS Alumni Seminar

“Harnessing young people’s potential for building a democratic future”, 19-20 June 2014, Strasbourg

By bringing together about 50 outstanding alumni from different Schools and different annual cycles, the alumni meeting discussed ways to respond to the marginalisation of today’s young generation. 


A new School opens its doors in Turkey

In April 2014, the European School of Politics joined the Network of 19 Schools of Political Studies. The School aims to offer high-quality training to new generations of political leaders in Turkey with a view to fostering dialogue amongst young politicians on major public policies, strengthening leadership skills, encouraging exchange of know-how and stimulating co-operation.

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.

"Democracy through the looking-glass"

By Jack Hanning

When the Berlin Wall came down, 25 years ago, the fall of communism and the toppling of dictatorships sparked continent–wide euphoria. Peace, stability and democracy became by-words for a prosperous and bright European future.

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The European Association of Schools of Political Studies of the Council of Europe is pleased to invite you to follow online the Federal seminar of the Moscow School of Civic Education (MSCE) on “Law, Politics, Economy and Mass Media” on 27 July - 2 August 2014.
05/06/2014 Summer Academy to promote the sharing of experiences between the Moroccan, Tunisian and Bulgarian Schools of Political Studies
The Summer Academy for strengthening democracy through cultural diplomacy, organised by the Bulgarian School of Politics, is taking place in Pravets from 4 to 8 June 2014. This event gives to the participants from the Moroccan, Tunisian and Bulgarian schools, the opportunity to share their experiences, their expertise and ideas.
22/05/2014 ECHR condemns Azerbaijan in the case of Ilgar Mammadov
Arrest and extended detention of opposition politician following critical blog post was unjustified.


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