Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine became a member of the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR). ECPR is a Charitable Non-Governmental Organization (CIO) registered and based in the UK.
The European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) was founded in 1970 by a group of twelve European universities with the aim of overcoming national barriers and creating a strong international community of scholars in Europe. The consortium is the leading scientific society of political scientists in Europe.
Currently, the Consortium has more than 300 institutional members, uniting tens of thousands of scientists and representing almost 50 countries of the world.
ECPR unites political scientists in a global network for the development of researches in the field of political science and the promotion of international scientific cooperation by:
- conducting methodological and professional training to promote the career growth of graduate students and researchers;
- providing forums for the development of researches and the formation of cooperation networks;
- issuing grants and ensuring the possibility of funding for scientists;
- managing a prestigious publishing program that shares the latest researches with the widest possible audience.
The organization is headed by Jean Blondel and Stein Rokkan.
ECPR official website: https://ecpr.eu/