About Us

About Us

Established 1994        Number of members: 378

Aims and objectives

The objectives of the LOGOPOL network are to:

  • Contribute to the development of the comparative study of local politics and administration;
  • Establish an international network of researchers in the field of local government and politics;
  • Develop links between teachers and PhD students who work with the same kind of research questions;
  • Develop specialised courses for PhD students who follow PhD programmes in the field of local government studies or whose research and thesis fall within that field;
  • Organise the EUROLOC Summer School.

How to join the Standing Group

If you would like to join the Local Government and Politics Standing Group, you will need to create a myECPR account at http://www.ecpr.eu/. This only takes a few minutes, and you need not be from an ECPR member institution to do so. Then, click on the following link, and select ‘Join Standing Group’.

http://www.ecpr.eu/StandingGroups/StandingGroupHome.aspx?ID=19

If you are from an ECPR member institution your membership to the SG is automatic. If you are from a non-member institution we will need to accept your application to join, so your membership status will be ‘pending’ until we accept you.

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