The below list is a selection of useful English language links for students in Politics and/or International Relations. It is by no means intended as complete, and should be regarded as nothing more than a starting point. Please also note that Internet addresses come and go, and some of the links below may be out of date by the time you see this. Comments, suggestions, additions and updates can be emailed to email@example.com.
The Inter-Parliamentary Union has links to virtually every national parliament in the world: www.ipu.org/
The EU parliament can be found at: www.europarl.eu.int/
UK parliaments and governments/executives:
UK Politics http://www.psr.keele.ac.uk/area/uk.htm
The University of Mannheim in Germany has a collection of EU related resources: www.uni-mannheim.de/users/ddz/edz/doku/especial.html
OSCE, Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe: www.osce.org/
The World Bank: www.worldbank.org/
The G8 (network of the world’s eight wealthiest economies) does not have its own website, but documentation and commentary can be found at: www.g7.utoronto.ca/
Several newspapers are available on the Internet, but in many cases
there is a charge. However, the Guardian has an archive of articles that
can be accessed without cost:
The Press and Journal and Evening Express (Aberdeen) do not have websites per se, but articles from both papers can be accessed via This is North Scotland’s site (www.thisisnorthscotland.co.uk/).
A relatively new site designed by an undergraduate student for undergraduate students seeking a platform to publish their papers as they travel through their studies, seeking to offer not only a springboard but an academic assembly of peers for discourse, providing inspiration to other students looking at similar topics as well as research and revision material. The "Student Journal of International Affairs" based at the URL:http://www.thesjia.net
Other resources of interest:
If you are looking for an academic job, it is useful to keep up to date with www.jobs.ac.uk/, which lists available positions, from short-term assistantships to permanent chairs, in the British Isles as well as overseas. The Times Higher Education Supplement (www.thes.co.uk/) is also worth a visit.