ECPR Summerschool 2013

Aims and Target Group


The main aims of the Summer School include:

  • to provide PhD researchers with access to a wider range of core analytical perspectives in comparative politics  than would normally be available at a single institution,
  • to develop a multinational forum for PhD researchers and senior specialists to critically discuss their research projects,
  • to help PhD researchers develop their dissertation projects / theses,
  • to encourage PhD researchers to produce high-level research with strong potential for future publication,
  • to stimulate closer academic co-operation between PhD researchers in Political Scienceacross Europe and the world.


The Summer School is open forPhD researchers in comparative politics, political parties or democracy. The maximum number of participants is 25.