"Research in Germany" at the 2021 Virtual IPSA World Congress of Political Science

10 Jul 2021 - 15 Jul 2021
German Research Foundation (DFG)

The IPSA World Congress of Political Science takes place every two years. This year it will not only be held for the 26th time but also for the first time in a virtual format. From July 10 to 15, registered participants from all over the world will be able to join the virtual congress online and visit numerous research, information and networking events.

The initiative “Research in Germany” will present itself at the congress with a virtual information page and offer two different online information sessions for international political scientists.

Do not hesitate to visit our virtual “Research in Germany” information page to gain more information about the German research landscape and funding as well as research opportunities in the field of political science research in Germany. The virtual information page will be open throughout the entire period of the congress.

Speak to representatives from German funding and research institutions and to international researchers who work and live in Germany. We will offer two different online information sessions during the conference, where you will have the opportunity to meet experts and colleagues and exchange with them.

July 13th, 5.30-6.30 pm CEST: “Research in Germany: Meet the Funding Organisations
Anne Knab, German Academic Exchange Service
Damian Grasmück, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
Markus Stanat, German Research Foundation
Peter Haffke, Max Planck Society

July 14th, 5.30-6.30 pm CEST: “Research in Germany: Meet the Scientists

Dr. Seraphine Maerz, University of Göteburg/University of Frankfurt

Dr. Thomas Malang, University of Konstanz

Prof. Josha Wullweber, University of Witten/Herdecke

Access is possible for all registered participants of the virtual IPSA World Congress.

Check the list below for more information on the German Research Landscape, career and research opportunities in political science in Germany:

The German Research Landscape

Why do your PhD in Germany?

How to obtain your PhD in Germany

How to do your postdoc in Germany

We are looking forward to meeting you online!



Annina Lottermann
DFG Head Office 
International Affairs
+49 (228) 885-2802

Makemba Mayimona
DFG Head Office 
International Affairs
+49 (228) 885-2343

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