Membership in Associations

The GIGA, either as an institution or through its employees, is involved in the following region-specific associations and networks:


  • African Studies Association in Germany (VAD)
  • Africa-Europe Group for Interdisciplinary Studies (AEGIS)


  • German Association for Asian Studies (DGA)
  • European Alliance for Asian Studies (Asia-Alliance)

Latin America

  • German Association for Latin American Studies (ADLAF)
  • Asociación Latinoamericana den Ciencia Política (ALACIP)
  • European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR Standing Group Latin American Politics)
  • Consejo Europeo de Investigaciones Sociales de América Latina (CEISAL)
  • Red Euro-Latinoamericana de Gobernabilidad para el Desarrollo (RedGob)

Middle East

  • German Middle East Studies Association for Contemporary Research and Documentation (DAVO)
  • Euro-Mediterranean Study Commission (EuroMeSCo)


  • European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes (EADI)

GIGA researchers are also active in associations and discipline-specific networks:

  • Processes of International Negotiation (PIN)
  • German Political Science Association (DVPW)
  • European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR)
  • International Studies Association (ISA)
  • American Political Science Association (APSA)
  • German Economic Association (Verein für Socialpolitik)