We are happy to announce that the SGIR Summer School has received a generous grants from both the ECPR and from Stockholm University. The annual summer school will bring top scholars of international relations, recent PhDs, and PhD students together for a one-week intensive seminar series on core aspects of international relations (IR) research. The theme of the SGIR Summer School 2017 is 'Legitimacy and effectiveness in regional and global governance'. 

SGIR Summer School: Legitimacy and effectiveness in regional and global governance
7-14 June 2017
Stockholm, Sweden
Hosted by: Stockholm University
Supported by: Standing Group on International Relations
Application deadline: April 24, 2017
Fees: Package 1 (€250 inclusive of tuition) or package 2 (€700 inclusive of tuition and accommodation)

Target Audience

PhD students, recent PhDs and research Master students may participate


The aim of the summer school is to have students explore research on legitimacy and effectiveness at the forefront of IR from various epistemological, theoretical, and methodological perspectives.