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

Is your institution an ECPR member? Find out here

*To be eligible for the student rate, you must send one of the following to the Events Team by midnight UK time on 20 May 2019:

  • Student ID card with a valid expiry date
  • Letter from your Head of Department
  • Confirmation of enrolment to your university

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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.

Looking to find a Panel for your Paper? 04/02/2019

There are now more than 30 Panels that are looking for Papers. Could your Paper fit in one of them? Check the list here and contact the Panel Chair(s) in advance of the proposal deadline of 18 February. This list is being continually updated, so check back regularly.

Panel proposals seeking Papers 09/01/2019

If you have an idea for a Panel for one of the accepted Sections, but need to find Papers to propose it (between three and five), you can add your call for Papers here. Simply Email us with your name, institution, Panel title and a Panel abstract outlining the types of Papers you would like to attract and we will add it to the list.

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!


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