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We are the leading scholarly society concerned with the research and teaching of political science in Europe, headquartered in the UK with a global membership.
Our groups and networks are pushing the boundaries of specialist sub-fields of political science, helping to nurture diversity and inclusivity across the discipline.
This unique event has helped tens of thousands of scholars over nearly five decades hone research, grow networks and secure publishing contracts.
An engaging platform for discussion, debate and thinking; Europe's largest annual gathering of political scientists from across the globe.
A comprehensive programme of cutting-edge qualitative and quantitative methodological training delivered by experts across two annual events.
Inspired by Harbour House, our HQ which provides a literal and metaphorical ‘home’ for the ECPR family, this series seeks to open doors to some of the most pressing issues and challenges in the discipline.
Our Groups and Networks organise a range of annual events, including summer schools, conferences and workshops, open to all.
Our highly regarded peer-reviewed journals, produced in partnership with the world's leading academic publishers, share the best scholarly thinking.
Through our imprint ECPR Press and via the OUP Comparative Politics book series, we publish research by, and for the political science community.
Sharp analyses of topical news from a political science perspective, research summaries and the latest expert thinking.
Digital content from across our activities and community: lectures, seminars and discussions available to stream via our podcast
or watch on demand.
Your one-stop-shop for all ECPR Press backlist titles, plus volumes from our Comparative Politics series.
Our members are universities across the globe and the scholars who work and study within them; membership benefits both the individual and the institution.
We have a range of funding schemes to help progress individual careers and to support the wider development of the discipline.
From distinguished scholars to exceptional PhD students, our prizes recognise service and achievement across the profession.
Groups and Networks
Joint Sessions of Workshops
The House Series
Approved by the ECPR Executive Committee September 2017
The Constitution of the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) states that Membership to the Consortium is open to any European or non-European academic institution engaged in teaching, training and/or research in political science, interested in furthering the Objects of the ECPR (10.1.1a). The Objects of the ECPR (4.1-4.1.4) are defined as being to advance education and research for the public benefit by promoting the development of European political science.
By decision of the Executive Committee of the ECPR, in accordance with Clause 10.5 of the Constitution, institutions based outside of Europe may also apply to affiliate with the Consortium as non-voting Associate Members. The procedures set out in the ECPR Constitution for Admission (10.1.2), Transfer (10.2), Duty (10.3), Termination (10.4) and Fees (10.6) within the Constitution are similar for Associate Members. Associate Members pay a reduced annual membership fee, set annually by the Executive Committee.
Via their appointed Official Representative, Associate Members may attend the annual meeting of Council and receive all reporting pertaining to the performance of the Consortium, financial and otherwise, but they cannot vote and do not count towards the quorum of a Council meeting. In case the Official Representative of an Associate Member is unable to attend a Council Meeting, that Associate Member may appoint another affiliate to attend provided that the ECPR is informed at least one week prior to the Council Meeting.
Associate Members and their Affiliates enjoy the same benefits, rights and obligations as Members, with the following exceptions:
Institutions from outside of Europe may apply to become ECPR Members with full benefits and voting rights. For the avoidance of doubt, no institution based within Europe may apply to become an Associate Member.