2016 Civic Forum
"In Search of Lost Universalism"

Berlin, 17-18 October 2016

The ASPS is happy to announce the second Berlin Forum: “In Search of Lost Universalism”, which will take place in Berlin on 17-18 October 2016. Members of the Schools of Political Studies are encouraged to apply for participation by 15 August 2016.

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


Segovia, 30 May - 2 June 2016

Over 50 young leaders from Armenia, Belarus, Hungary, Kyrgyzstan, Poland, Russia, Sweden and Ukraine attended a four-day ASPS seminar in Segovia, Spain.

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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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30/05/2016 The 11th 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.


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