ECPR General Conference
University of Wrocław, Wrocław
4 - 7 September 2019

2019 General Conference, Wrocław

The 2019 General Conference will be held at the University of Wrocław, Poland. Wrocław is Poland's fourth largest city, and best known for its Market Square and astronomical clock. It is situated on the Odra River, with its 12 islands and 130 bridges. The University of Wrocław was founded in 1702 and is the largest University in Lower Silesia.

ECPR’s General Conference remains Europe's largest annual gathering of political scientists, often attracting more than 2,000 scholars from throughout the world and at all stages of their career. With nearly 500 Panels taking place across c.70 Sections, the academic programme covers the breadth of political science, creating the platform for lively discussion, exchange of ideas and the best thinking in the discipline.

The academic content is complemented by a stimulating plenary programme, including Roundtables addressing topical or contentious themes and a Plenary Lecture delivered by a high profile member of the profession. The timetable is completed by a carefully planned social programme, offering many opportunities to meet with old friends and new colleagues.  


Registration fees

The fees for the 2019 General Conference are as follows:

Students from ECPR member institutions €160*
Students from non-member institutions €235*
Other participants from ECPR member institutions €255
Other participants from non-member institutions €380

*Students must send a valid copy of their student ID, a letter from their supervisor confirming they are a student at the time of the event, or a copy of their enrolment confirmation to the Events Team by midnight UK time on 20 May 2019.


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Questions? Contact the Events Team / +44 (0) 1206 630046


We're seeking our next host! Perhaps your institution could host our General Conference from 2021?

If you're interested, email our Events Manager to discover the many benefits of hosting.

Sections confirmed - submit your Panels and Papers NOW! 10/12/2018

The Academic Convenors have made their decisions and the list of approved Sections can be found here. There are 68 Sections this year, so there should be something to appeal to everyone.

  • To submit a Panel which includes 3-5 Papers, click here.
  • To submit an individual Paper, click here.

All Panels and Papers must be submitted online by midnight UK time on 18 February 2019.

TODAY'S THE DAY! 19/11/2018

Propse a Section to our 2019 General Conference at the University of Wrocław in Poland by midnight tonight, UK time. If you work or study at an ECPR member institution, you're eligible to submit!

Propose your Section now 20/09/2018

Section proposals can now be submitted here. For information on what you need to include, see here. Proposals must be submitted by midnight UK time on 19 November 2018. If you have any questions, contact

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