FRANCE'S LEADING UNIVERSITY IN THE SOCIAL SCIENCES
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OPEN TO THE WORLD Founded in 1872, Sciences Po is France's leading university in the social sciences. For nearly 150 years, Sciences Po has educated decision-makers in the public and private sectors. Our college offers a three-year undergraduate degree that includes a year abroad at one of our 478 partner universities. There are seven graduate schools composed of 27 master's degrees and five PhD programmes. Sciences Po offers over 40 dual degrees with partner universities, including Columbia University in New York, the London School of Economics and 03 Peking University. We also provide executive education with 14 dedicated executive master's degrees and over 100 customised training programmes. Sciences Po offers a multidisciplinary, multilingual and outward looking education. In order to provide a comprehensive curriculum, Sciences Po places great emphasis on fundamental academic courses, professional training and extra-curricular activities. Sciences Po also integrates digital teaching methods into its programmes and continues to develop innovative teaching platforms, such as MOOCs. Following completion of their degree, Sciences Po graduates possess unique profiles which are highly sought by leading recruiters. 84% of Sciences Po graduates are hired within six months of graduation and 34% start their career abroad. Our goal is to open minds and develop critical thinking. We seek to provide students with the essential tools that will enable them to make sense of a complex world. We also provide students with a truly international environment. Our student community comprises 14,000 students – half are international, coming from 150 countries. As a research university, Sciences Po is focused on excellence, and demands the highest standards from faculty and students. Sciences Po also holds a high degree of social responsibility, and continues to play a pioneering role in the promotion of diversity and equal opportunity in higher education. Sciences Po has an array of financial aid for students of all origins and 26% of the student body hold a scholarship.
Facts and Figures About Sciences Po 150 14,000 NATIONALITIES 04 49% STUDENTS OF STUDENTS COME FROM OUTSIDE FRANCE 478 43 PARTNER DUAL DEGREE UNIVERSITIES PROGRAMMES MORE THAN 1 IN 4 STUDENTS IS A SCHOLARSHIP HOLDER 3 RD IN THE QS RANKING 25 FOR POLITICS & 32% FOREIGN LANGUAGES INTERNATIONAL STUDIES OF SCIENCES PO’S TAUGHT BUDGET IS DEDICATED TO RESEARCH MORE THAN 4,500 2,000 INSTRUCTORS WITH BACKGROUNDS STUDENTS COME ON EXCHANGE 11 IN ACADEMIA, BUSINESS EACH YEAR FROM OUR NETWORK RESEARCH OR PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION OF PARTNER UNIVERSITIES UNITS
80,000 Alumni Sciences Po alumni play an important role in political life, international organisations, multinational corporations, academic research, as well as in the media and art world. Notable Sciences Po alumni include: Heads of State or Government Chandrika Kumaratunga, former President of Sri Lanka, Pierre Trudeau, former Prime Minister of Canada, Salomé Zourabichvili, 05 president of Georgia de la Géorgie, etc. French Presidents: Jacques Chirac, François Hollande, Emmanuel Macron, François Mitterrand, Georges Pompidou. French Prime Ministers: Edouard Balladur, Michel Debré, Dominique de Villepin, Lionel Jospin, Alain Juppé, Edouard Philippe, Michel Rocard, etc. Sciences Po - Atelier de cartographie, october 2015 Heads of International Organisations Audrey Azoulay, Director-General of UNESCO, Boutros Boutros-Ghali, former UN 478 Partner Universities Secretary General, Nicole Fontaine, former President of the European Parliament, Pascal Including the Following Lamy, former Director-General of the World Trade Organization, Jean-Claude Trichet, UC Berkeley, Bocconi, Cambridge, Colegio de former President of the European Central México, Columbia, Copenhagen Business Bank, Simone Veil, former President of the School, Freie Universität Berlin, Fudan, European Parliament, etc. Humboldt-Universität, Instituto de Empresa, King’s College, Keio, London School of Business and Finance Economics, McGill, MGIMO, MIT, National Alexandre Bompard, CEO of Carrefour, Agathe Bousquet, CEO of Publicis France, University of Singapore, Northwestern, Oxford, Maëlle Gavet, COO of Compass Inc, Jean Peking University, Princeton, Tsinghua, Lemierre, Chairman of BNP Paribas, University of British Columbia, University of Françoise Mercadal-Delasalles, CEO of Credit Cape Town, University of Chicago, University du Nord, Laurence Parisot, Vice-President of IFOP, François Riahi, CEO of Natixis, Sibyle of Ghana, University of Hong Kong, University Veil, President of Radio France, etc. of São Paulo, University of Sydney, University of Tokyo, Uppsala, Waseda, etc. Academia, Journalism, Literature and Arts Hélène Carrère d’Encausse, historian, member of the Académie française, Stanley Hoffmann, professor emeritus at Harvard University, Jean-Marie Colombani, former president of Le Monde, Michèle Cotta, journalist, Marcel Proust, novelist, Christian Dior, fashion designer, etc.
06 DISCOVER OUR MULTICULTURAL CAMPUSES Sciences Po’s 7 campuses are home to a tight-knit multicultural student community and feature a vibrant intellectual and associative student life. Dijon Campus Menton Campus Located in the region of Burgundy in Established in the French Riviera city a magnificent 19th century building, of Menton in 2005, the campus is the Dijon campus was created in 2001. located in an entirely renovated 19th century building overlooking the Le Havre Campus Mediterranean. On the coast of Normandy, Le Havre has hosted a campus since 2007. Paris Campus Located at the entrance to the port, Located in the heart of the French the Le Havre campus stands out for capital in the Saint-Germain-des-Prés its all-glass architecture and the red neighbourhood near the Louvre and white lightship docked in front Museum, the Seine and the of it. Luxembourg Gardens, the Paris campus is the birthplace of Our futur Paris campus at the historic Sciences Po, the site where the Artillerie site institution was founded in 1872. Living in France Students attending university in France are exposed to French culture in their daily lives. The attractiveness of France as a study destination for international students continues to grow in 2018, with nearly two-thirds (64%) of respondents in a recent Campus France survey listing France as the first non-English speaking destination. In 2018, Paris came in 5th place in the QS Best Student Cities ranking.
Poitiers Campus Opened in 2010, the campus is Dijon in the region of Burgundy located in the heart of the historical city of Poitiers in the Hôtel Chaboureau, a renovated building dating from the 15th Century. Le Havre on the coast of Normandy Nancy in the region of Lorraine The historical city of Poitiers Nancy Campus Established in the region of Lorraine in 2000, the Nancy campus is located in a prestigious Reims in the heart of the Champagne region 18th century heritage site, the Hôtel des Missions Royales. Reims Campus In the heart of the Champagne region, the Reims campus opened in September 2010 in the “Cité des Rois”. Menton in the French Riviera
08 UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES The Bachelor of Arts at Sciences Po The Civic Learning Programme A multidisciplinary foundation in the humanities and social sciences Educate enlightened citizens All undergraduate students engage in a civic engagement Sciences Po offers a three-year Courses offered by the over the three years of the Bachelor of Arts degree with a undergraduate college allow Bachelor's degree. The multidisciplinary foundation in the students to grasp the challenges Civic Learning Programme humanities and social sciences and and evolutions of contemporary is a chance to learn and an emphasis on civic, linguistic, societies, and offer them the tools to understand citizenship and artistic, and digital education. think critically and act ethically. The social responsibility through goal is to educate enlightened and a community internship The Bachelor of Arts pursues three inventive citizens who work towards that emphasises autonomy, core ambitions: the common good. consensus building and personal ethic. • Teaching to understand a complex world. • Providing students with methods adapted to respond to diverse challenges. • Instilling in students a sense of duty to contribute to their society.
A progressive and Extra-Curricular international curriculum Learning Two years in France and one year abroad In addition to the teaching provided by teacher- Undergraduates spend their first researchers and professionals, 09 two years on a Sciences Po campus field experience is encouraged before pursuing their third and final in the form of study tours, year at one of Sciences Po’s 470 internships, simulations, partner universities. On all campuses, collective projects, associative students choose a multidisciplinary and union activities. major - Economy & Society, Political Humanities, or Politics & Government. Each campus offers a different regional concentration that anchors students' intellectual objectives: • Third year: Expanding one’s Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, academic project Middle East-Mediterranean, and North During their year abroad, America. undergraduates complete their major at a partner university. This international academic experience • First year: Learning the may be complemented by an fundamentals internship. The degree culminates Undergraduate students are with a capstone project. introduced to the disciplines and methods taught at Sciences Po – economics, history, humanities, One degree, countless law, political science, and opportunities sociology. Certain courses are related to the regional concentra- Upon completion of the BA, students tions offered on each campus. are equipped to pursue graduate studies at one of Sciences Po’s seven • Second year: Acquiring graduate schools or at any of the intellectual autonomy world’s most competitive universities. Students choose a major – Common fields of study include Economy & Society, Political communications, economics, finance, Humanities, or Politics & international affairs, journalism, law, Government –, explore a range organisational behaviour, and public of multidisciplinary courses, and affairs. interact with the research methodologies linked to their chosen major.
UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES 10 5 European Programme, Our Regional Concentrations Franco-German concentration Nancy Campus Focus on the European Union, specifically on the relationship between 1 Europe-Asia Programme France and Germany Le Havre Campus 1 Programme taught in French, with 4 courses in English and German F ocus on Asia and its relations with 2 5 Foreign language study in French, Europe and the world German, English, Spanish, Russian and rogramme taught in English with P 6 Swedish intensive French language study 3 Dual Bachelor’s degrees with Freie oreign language study in Chinese, F Universität Berlin and University Korean, Japanese, Hindi and College London Indonesian ual Bachelor’s degrees with D 6 Columbia University, Keio University, uropean Programme, E 7 National University of Singapore, Central and Eastern Europe University of British Columbia, concentration University of California Berkeley, University of Hong Kong, and Dijon Campus University of Sydney 4 urope-North America E Focus on the European Union, its borders and neighbouring states Programme 2 General Programme Programme in French, including courses in Reims Campus English and intensive French language Paris Campus Focus on North America and its study Programme taught in French, relations with Europe Foreign language study in English, with courses in English Programme taught in English with German, Spanish, Hungarian, Italian, Dual Bachelor’s Degrees with intensive French language study Polish, Romanian, Czech, Russian University College London and Foreign language study in Arabic, Dual Bachelor’s degree with University 3 dual degrees with Université Paris 1 Italian, German and Spanish College London and Sorbonne Université Dual Bachelor’s degrees with Columbia University, National 7 iddle Eastern and M 3 University of Singapore, University urope-Latin America E of British Columbia, University of Mediterranean Programme Programme California Berkeley, University of Menton Campus Poitiers Campus Hong Kong, and University of Sydney Focus on the Middle East, the Focus on Latin America, Spain and Mediterranean and Gulf states Portugal, and Euro-Latin American 4 Europe-Africa Programme Programme taught in English with relations Reims Campus intensive French language study ; Programme taught in French, with programme taught in French, with courses Focus on Africa and its relations with courses in English, Spanish and in English Europe Portuguese Foreign language study in Arabic, Turkish, Bilingual French-English programme Foreign language study in English, Hebrew, Italian and Spanish Spanish, Portuguese and French for Foreign language study in Arabic, Dual Bachelor’s degrees with Columbia foreigners Portuguese and Swahili University, National University of Dual Bachelor’s degree with Dual Bachelor’s degrees with Singapore, University of British Columbia, University College London Columbia University, University of University of California Berkeley, British Columbia, and University University College London, University of of Hong Kong Hong Kong, and University of Sydney
11 Students dancing at the Collégiades 2018 tournament in Reims
UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES 12 International Dual Bachelor’s Degrees Two years at Sciences Po + two years at the partner university Sciences Po offers dual Bachelor’s degrees with nine of the world’s leading universities, allowing students to study as fully- integrated members of two distinct academic cultures. Students from all around the world are recruited jointly by both institutions and form close-knit cohorts that are fully-integrated into the larger communities of their two universities. The first two years of all dual Bachelor’s programmes take place on one of Sciences Po’s campuses, where participants pursue the undergraduate curriculum and their choice of major. In years 3 and 4 at the partner university, students pursue a major offered by the host institution. Upon successful completion of the two curricula, students graduate with two Bachelor’s degrees, offering exceptional access to prestigious graduate studies or to entry into the job market. Dual Degree with Dual Degree with Dual Degree with the Columbia University Keio University (Tokyo, University of British (New York, USA) Japan) Columbia (Vancouver, Sciences Po campuses: Reims, S ciences Po campus: Le Havre Canada) Menton, Le Havre Students spend two years at Keio, S ciences Po campuses: Reims, In New York, students choose from where they study Economics and Menton, Le Havre about 70 majors offered at Columbia Japanese language and culture In Vancouver, students choose from a Programme in English with no prior Programme in English, no prior study choice of five majors: Economics, study of French required of Japanese or French required Geography, History, Political Science, Sociology Dual Degree with Dual Degree with the Programme in English with no prior Freie Universität Berlin National University of study of French required (Berlin, Germany) Singapore (Singapore) Dual Degree with the S ciences Po campus: Nancy S ciences Po campuses: Reims, Menton, Le Havre University of California In Berlin, students pursue a major in In Singapore, students choose from Berkeley (Berkeley, USA) Political Science four majors: Economics, History, S ciences Po campuses: Reims, Trilingual programme (French, Political Science, or Sociology Menton, Le Havre German, English) Programme in English with no prior At UC Berkeley, students choose from study of French required a large array of majors offerings Programme in English with no prior study of French required
13 Dual Degree with Dual Bachelor’s Degrees with French University College London Universities (London, England) Sciences Po offers three dual degrees with Parisian S ciences Po campuses: Dijon, Menton, universities, giving its students a unique programme that Nancy, Paris, Poitiers combines world class studies in the social sciences with In London, students choose from one the study of hard sciences or the humanities. of six majors: Economics, History, International Relations, Law, Philosophy, or Politics Programme available entirely in French or Dual Degree with in English. A mixed English/French track Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne: available as well Applied Mathematics & Social Sciences Two years in Paris: students follow both Sciences Po's social Dual Degree with the sciences programme and courses in applied mathematics University of Hong Kong (algebra, analysis, probabilities and statistics) and computer (Hong Kong) science at Université Paris 1. S ciences Po campuses: Reims, Menton, One year abroad at a partner university of Sciences Po or Le Havre Université Paris 1. In Hong Kong, students choose among three areas of study: Business, Social Sciences, or the Arts Dual Degree with Programme in English, no prior Sorbonne Université: Social Sciences knowledge of Chinese or French required & Literary Humanities T wo years in Paris: students follow both Sciences Po's social Dual Degree with the sciences programme and courses in literature, philosophy or University of Sydney (Sydney, history at Sorbonne Université (faculté des lettres). Australia) One year abroad at a partner university of Sciences Po or S ciences Po campuses: Reims, Menton, Sorbonne Université. Le Havre In Sydney, students choose one of two Bachelor tracks: Bachelor of Arts or Dual Degree with Bachelor of Economics Sorbonne Université: Sciences Programme in English with no prior study & Social Sciences of French required Two years in Paris: students follow both Sciences Po's social sciences programme and science courses at Sorbonne Université (faculté des sciences et ingénierie). One year abroad at a partner university of Sciences Po or Sorbonne Université.
14 GRADUATE STUDIES Seven graduate schools that prepare for professional life Graduate studies at Sciences Po are hosted within seven schools, all located on our campus in Paris. The seven schools offer a wide variety of master's programmes that take place over two years, all tailored to the professional world. We also offer international dual degrees, in which students spend one year at Sciences Po and one year abroad at the partner university. Graduate studies at Sciences Po are based on common principles of internationalisation, active pedagogy, academic theory and applied project work. 27 Master's programmes One-year Master's are open to students with a Bachelor's programmes degree or equivalent. Each programme has four 12-week deliver an intensive curriculum semesters. One semester is spent designed for young completing an internship or a field professionals who want to study, writing a Master's thesis, or develop the expertise necessary PhD programmes studying at a Sciences Po partner to accelerate their careers. offer solid training in research. university. Programmes are taught Programmes are offered in Students study for their PhD in one in French or English; some require English and in French. of Sciences Po’s 11 research centres. both languages. Certain programmes allow students to complete an apprenticeship during their second year.
SCIENCES PO'S GRADUATE SCHOOLS 15 Sciences Po School of Sciences Po Paris School of Management & Innovation International Affairs (PSIA) The School of Management & Innovation trains students The Paris School of International Affairs offers a for positions in consulting/auditing, banking/finance/ comprehensive education in international affairs. insurance, marketing/communications, human resources, Graduates embark on careers in international regulations and compliance, and the creative industries. organisations, NGOs, public administration, research institutes, etc. Master in Finance and Strategy Master in International Management and Sustainability* Master in International Security* Master in International Public Management* Master in Organisational Behaviour and Human Resources Master in International Economic Policy* Master in Marketing: New Luxury & Art de Vivre* Master in International Development* Master in Communications, Media and Master in Human Rights and Humanitarian Action* Creative Industries** Master in Environmental Policy* Master in Innovation and Digital Transformation Master in International Energy* aster in Financial Regulation and Risk Management M Master in Journalism and International Affairs* (one-year programme)* Master in Advanced Global Studies (one-year Master in Corporate Strategy programme)* (one-year programme)* Joint Master of Law & Finance International Dual Master’s Degrees with Bocconi University (Italy), Columbia School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA)* (USA), Freie Universität Berlin* International Dual Master's Degrees with Fudan (Germany), Georgetown University Law School* (USA), University* (China), Fundação Getulio Varga-Escola de King's College London* (United Kingdom), London School Administração de Empresas* (Brazil), University of of Economics and Political Science (LSE)* (United Pennsylvania Law School* (USA), University of St. Gallen Kingdom), MGIMO (Russia), Peking University* (China), (Switzerland), Stockholm School of Economics (Sweden), Stockholm School of Economics* (Sweden), University Bocconi University (Italy). of St. Gallen* (Switzerland). Dual Master's Degrees in France (FR) with Strate Dual Master's Degrees in France (FR) with École du (Sèvres), AgroParisTech (Paris), ISAE-Supaero (Higher Louvre (Paris), Sorbonne université (Paris), Saint-Cyr Institute of Aeronautics and Space Engineering, Coëtquidan (Military Academy), AgroParisTech (Paris). Toulouse).
Sciences Po School of Sciences Po Law School Public Affairs The Law School educates high-calibre legal professionals with the skills to adapt and flourish in a The School of Public Affairs educates public affairs constantly changing professional environment. professionals who understand multiple layers of Graduates may choose to join the Bar, work in governance. Graduates can pursue a wide range of careers business, economic regulation agencies or the worldwide, spanning the public and private sectors and the judiciary. local to global levels. 16 Master in European Affairs** Master in Economic Law** Master in Public Policy** Master in Judicial and Legal Careers Master in Public Affairs (one-year programme)* LL.M. on Transnational Arbitration and Master in Arts & Politics (one-year programme) Dispute Settlement (one-year programme)* Joint Master of Law and Finance International Dual Master’s Degrees with Bocconi University (Italy), Columbia School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA)* (USA), Freie Universität Berlin Sciences Po Urban School (Germany), Fudan University* (China), Graduate School of Public Policy, Hertie School of Governance (Germany), The Urban School prepares students and Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy* (Singapore), professionals for urban governance in all its forms. London School of Economics* (United Kingdom), Munk Graduates find employment in the public, private and School of Global Affairs* (Canada), University of non-profit sectors at the local, national and St-Gallen* (Switzerland), University of Tokyo* (Japan). international levels. Dual Master's Degrees in France (FR) with École du Louvre (Paris), HEC Paris, AgroParisTech (Paris), ISAE- Master in Governing the Large Metropolis* Supaero (Higher Institute of Aeronautics and Space Engineering, Toulouse). Master of Regional and Urban Planning Urban Planning Programme Sciences Po School of Journalism Dual Master’s Degrees with the London School The School of Journalism prepares students for careers in of Economics* (United Kingdom), El Colegio de all sectors of the news media – written press, radio, México** (Mexico). television and the web. The programmes combine a solid foundation in the social sciences and practice-focused instruction provided by media professionals. Sciences Po Doctoral School Master in Journalism The Doctoral School offers research-based Master's and PhD programmes in law, economics, history, Joint Master in Journalism and International Affairs political science and sociology. These programmes equip students to pursue teaching or research careers and senior positions in international Dual Master's degree in Journalism with Columbia Journalism School (New York). organisations, consulting firms and businesses. Master's and PhD degrees in Economics*, History, Law, Political Science and Sociology * English track with no prior study of French required. Dual Master’s Degrees with École du Louvre (France), Inalco (France), and Sorbonne University ** A French track and an English track are available for this (France). Dual PhD Degrees with Columbia University (USA), programme. International Max Planck Research School (Germany), Northwestern University (USA) and the University of Cologne (Germany).
CAREERS Sciences Po graduates are highly sought after by employers in both the private and public sectors. 84% 17 OF GRADUATES FIND WORK 39% Common professions for Sciences Po graduates include: ARE RECRUITED PRIOR TO GRADUATION Audit and Consulting M arketing and Communications F inancial Services International Relations and Security Sciences Po Graduates in the International Job Market AFRICA 18% ASIA / 14% 51% EUROPEAN UNION AUSTRALASIA (OUTSIDE OF FRANCE) 34% LATIN 5% 12% OF ALUMNI BEGIN AMERICA THEIR CAREER NORTH OUTSIDE OF FRANCE AMERICA Figures based on a 2017 employment survey of Sciences Po graduates (class of 2016).
SCIENCES PO 18 CAREER SERVICES Sciences Po Careers support Sciences Po students and graduates in their professional development, starting from their first year as undergraduates and until two years post graduation. Key figures Preparing for professional life Connecting students and Internships: search, monitoring, employers legislation Recruitment events (job fairs, 20,000 internship and job offers Workshops on a vast variety of subjects, dispensed by professionals corporate presentations, case studies) (CV and cover letter; job interview Posting of internships and job offers 7,000 monitored internships simulations; career building...). Liaising with top employers. Guidance starting the first 240 professional integration workshops year of study Individual advice and guidance; More than profile tests and assessments Organisation of roundtables for 100 information and recruitment events specific professions or geographic areas Events (conferences, presentations, seminars...) to raise awareness and transmit skills related to orientation and the job market.
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Sciences Po educates decision-makers for the public and private sector in France and worldwide. After graduation, 90.7% of students find employment within a year of completing their degree, with 84% finding work in less than six months (Graduate Employability Survey, 2016). 19 69% of our graduates work in the private sector 22% in the public sector 9% in international organisations Where our graduates work Strategy/Development, Marketing & Communications Legal Careers Audit/Consulting, Finance NGOs, multinational corporations, Attorneys, barristers or solicitors Consulting and audit firms media outlets, public institutions, Legal departments of major Banking and finance industries, or in fashion houses, industrial companies corporate management, strategy and manufacturers Legal experts in European or business development positions Consulting firms specialised in international organisations, both Financial regulatory authorities communications, marketing and governmental and non-governmental advertising Public Administration Careers in Urban Affairs & Politics Press, Media & Publishing Consulting firms, architectural firms Television, radio, press agencies, and design offices EU institutions newspapers, the web, etc. Local governments or international National and local government authorities in France organisations, development or urban International Cooperation planning agencies, and in property Large companies that do business with public authorities or focus on & Development development European issues World governance, intergovernmental Social housing and real estate organisations such as the OECD, UN, Human Resources & IMF, WTO, World Bank, etc. Research & Think-Tanks Employee Relations Non-governmental organisations Academia Public or private organisations in Research institutions fields such as HR development, HR Entrepreneurship Think-tanks communications or employee Start-ups, management of companies relations or lead entrepreneurial projects within Recruitment firms, human resource public or private organisations consulting firms or corporate management positions
20 ADMISSIONS The French and international admissions procedures allow candidates to introduce themselves, explain their motivation for applying to Sciences Po, and put forth their foreign language skills, extra-curricular activities, as well as their future career goals. The selection of candidates is based on students’ background and experience as well as academic excellence. Undergraduate Admissions Procedure Who is eligible? Application Process International procedure Students who have obtained a Online application, followed by an foreign diploma abroad interview for shortlisted applicants. Interviews take place in more than Are also eligible, students who have 70 cities across the world. obtained: A French baccalauréat abroad A foreign diploma in France French procedure Students who have obtained the Online application and written French baccalauréat in France exam, followed by an interview for shortlisted applicants. Are also eligible: Students who have obtained a foreign diploma abroad (certificate of equivalence required) Undergraduate Dual Degrees The Sciences Po Undergraduate College has established 12 dual Bachelor's degree programmes with prestigious universities in France and around the world. Students graduate from both institutions, providing access to leading graduate studies and prominent markets in the world. Please visit our website for specific Dual Degree admission procedures.
Graduate Admissions Master's programmes procedures Who is eligible? Application Process Students who have completed their 21 International procedure undergraduate education outside of Online application. France. Students who have completed Online application, followed French procedure their undergraduate or graduate by an interview. education in France. Young graduates and early- to One-Year Master’s programmes mid-career professionals. Please visit Online application. procedure our website for specific admission procedures. Students holding a Master's degree, PhD programmes procedure a postgraduate degree or an Online application. equivalent degree. Graduate Dual Degrees Sciences Po has partnered with internationally renowned universities to offer dual degree programmes at the Master's and PhD levels. Nearly all dual degree programmes are taught in English. Please visit our website for specific Dual Degree admission procedures. Admission Decisions International admission decisions are announced on a rolling basis, from December through to mid-June of every year. The decision will be sent within 3 months of the date of submission of the application. French admission decisions are announced in May/June following the application submission.
22 TUITION FEES At Sciences Po, we believe that financial barriers should never get in the way of Tuition Fee Table for Students of the education. Tuition fees are relatively European Economic Area lower than other world-class universities as a result of our proactive social policy to be an open and inclusive university. Annual income Undergraduate Graduate Tuition fees are determined according to per part Tuition Fees Tuition Fees parents' tax residence rather than the student's nationality: €66,584 and over €10,540 €14,500 Students whose parents' tax residence is €43,250 to €66,583 €8,480 €12,200 within the European Economic Area pay €36,250 to €43,249 €6,810 €10,120 fees according to a sliding scale, from €0 to €10,540/year for the undergraduate €30,250 to €36,249 €5,600 €8,470 programmes and from €0 to €14,500/ year for the graduate programmes. €25,250 to €30,249 €4,460 €6,790 €21,250 to €25,249 €3,310 €4,980 Students whose parents' tax residence falls outside of the European Economic €19,584 to €21,249 €2,160 €3,360 Area will pay fees of €10,540/year for the undergraduate programmes and €14,500 €18,984 to €19,583 €2,000 €2,700 for the graduate programmes. €18,250 € to €18,983 €1,630 €2,270 €17,250 € to €18,249 €1,100 €1,840 Did you know? €16,250 to €17,249 €850 €1,380 €14,250 to €16,249 €540 €920 In 2017, 33% of all Sciences Po €12,584 to €14,249 €320 €530 students paid no tuition fees at all. €0 to €12,583 €0 €0 Exemption is granted to CROUS scholarship holders, to non- scholarship holders from a low- Tuition fees for the 2019-20 academic year income household, as well as to any student with a disability. Please visit our website for specific One-Year Master, Dual Degree, PhD and Summer School tuition fees.
SCHOLARSHIPS AND FINANCIAL AID 23 To ensure that all students admitted to Sciences Po can smoothly and successfully complete their studies, Sciences Po has substantially expanded its social aid policy. European students Non-European European students receiving the Students CROUS scholarship are not only A large number of scholarships and exempt from paying tuition fees, but financial aid opportunities are also receive a significant top-up grant available for non-European students, from Sciences Po. Although European amongst them: students are only eligible for the CROUS scholarship starting in their second year of living in France, The Emile Boutmy Sciences Po substitutes the CROUS Scholarship scholarship during their first year of studies. This scholarship is awarded by Sciences Po to first-time applicants Sciences Po also offers financial aid from outside the European Economic to European students with limited Area who demonstrate academic household income but who are not excellence and fulfill the profile eligible for the CROUS scholarship. requirements. This scholarship can take the form of a partial or full tuition Emile Boutmy scholars What is a CROUS fee waiver and in some cases an scholarship? additional cost of living scholarship. European students who have Eiffel Scholarship studied in France for at least The Eiffel Scholarship is awarded by one year are eligible to apply the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs for the CROUS need-based to candidates from emerging scholarship. These need-based countries.Other scholarships and scholarships are awarded by financial aid are available for students the French Ministry of Higher from outside the European Economic Education and Research to Area, among them the Mastercard students under 28 years of age Foundation Scholars Program, depending on family situation the Campus France Scholarship, and household income. In 2016, and more. 26% of Sciences Po students were CROUS scholarship holders.
HOUSING, 24 WELFARE & SUPPORT Student Housing The Sciences Po Housing Service can help you with your search for accommodation. Our staff will guide you towards the housing solution that best suits your needs. Various partnerships have been established allowing eligible students to receive accommodation in student residences. Student Welfare and Support Sciences Po's Student Welfare and Support Office offers: Information on the social security system and the healthcare system Help with applying for housing benefits with the French governmental agency CAF One-off emergency financial assistance under specific conditions Help finding a student job Help and information on your administrative formalities Disability and Accessibility If you have a temporary or permanent disability or disabling health condition, Sciences Po will ensure that you receive the necessary support and adjustments to complete your chosen programme and immerse yourself in student life.
SUMMER SCHOOL 25 Two programmes, one unforgettable summer The Summer School is an opportunity for students from all over the world to discover Sciences Po over the course of the summer. Participants have the opportunity to experience Sciences Po’s academic environment and to become a part of its international community. It features two distinct programmes: the University Programme, for university students and graduates, and the Pre-College Programme, for secondary school students. The University Programme takes place on the Paris campus in two separate, four-week sessions during the months of June and July. Through its intensive academic programme, participants may delve into Sciences Po’s core social sciences disciplines, study French language and culture, or mix both subjects. In 2017, the Pre-College Programme introduced secondary students to student life and academics at Sciences Po during two weeks on its historic Reims campus. Through challenging coursework that combined social sciences and language study, students got a taste of the Sciences Po experience.
26 STUDENT LIFE A great variety of activities Students can find a broad array of cultural, sporting and other extra-curricular activities at Sciences Po. More than 300 student associations, ranging from politics to philanthropy, provide opportunities for students to meet and share their passions. Members of the Bollywood dance club, a student association on the Le Havre campus. Students in the Sciences Po for Africa association (ASPA) on the Reims campus. Every year, the Collégiades at Sciences Po gather students from the seven campuses for sporting and artistic competitions. Students in the group project Dance on the Nancy campus.
Outstanding conference speakers Leading figures from politics, business and academia regularly make presentations or participate in conferences at Sciences Po. Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google Inc. Recent visitors have included Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister of New Zealand, Maria Fernanda Espinosa, President of the United Nations General Assembly, Ban Ki- Moon, former Secretary-General of the UN, Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google, Condoleeza Rice, former United States Secretary of State, Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook, Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman of Google, Joseph Stiglitz, American economist, Nobel Laureate in Economics, Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada. Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada. Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister of New Zealand. Sheryl Sandberg, founder of Leanin.org. Joseph Stiglitz, economist.
RESEARCH 28 AT SCIENCES PO At Sciences Po, more than 200 faculty members in the fields of humanities and social sciences study transformations at work in the modern world and the challenges they represent. With a firm focus on the major challenges facing society, research conducted at Sciences Po fuels and enhances public debate on issues such as public health, education, urban development, security, the environment and democracy all over the world. Research by the numbers 230 academics 11 research centres 320 PhD students 45 PhDs awarded annually 45% international students at the Doctoral School
Our Fields of Study Research centres and 29 programmes Our researchers study major issues such as public health, education, urban development, security, the environment and democracy all over the world. Faculty members conduct their work in eleven research centres (six of which are affiliated with the French National Centre for Scientific Research - CNRS): Centre for Socio- Research at Sciences Po contributes to knowledge and Political Data (CDSP), Centre d’études debate in five overarching disciplines: européennes (CEE), Centre for International Studies and Research CERI), Centre de Law, particularly private and international law Recherches Politiques (CEVIPOF), Centre for History, Centre for the Sociology of Economics, focusing on issues such as international Organisations (CSO), Economics Department, trade, monetary policies, labour markets and innovation Law School, the medialab, and the Centre for Studies in Social Change (OSC). The History, particularly political history and the study of Observatoire Français des Conjonctures conflicts, world history and the history of knowledge Economiques (OFCE) rounds out this and cultures network. Political science in all its forms: study of voter behaviour, international relations, compared political and cultural In addition to these units, three major areas, political theory, administration and public policy cross-cutting programmes – the LIEPP, DIME-SHS and MaxPo – were recently Sociology, and particularly organisational sociology, created. economic sociology and sociology of social stratification.
30 EXECUTIVE EDUCATION Reveal through education It is becoming clearer each day that established knowledge and past Transformative Facts and Figures experiences are no longer sufficient to professional training face the current changes taking place in our society. For this reason, Sciences Po Executive Education Custom programmes are tailored to meet the specific needs of your 40 years of expertise established its mission to accompany organisation. After mapping out and executives, directors, and leaders in the public and private sector through analysing the strategic issues to address, we work closely with you to 100 customised training programmes every year their process of professional craft a curriculum in line with your learning objectives. This collaborative 4,000 transformation and development. participants approach ensures you develop the every year Our pedagogy combines Sciences necessary skills and talents that will Po's expertise in the social sciences initiate, contribute and accelerate your and interdisciplinary perspective with organisation’s transformation. a firm foundation in professional realities. This unique outlook forms the basis of our 200 academic programs, including degree-granting Expertise programs, certificate programs, and Public Affairs & Reputation short or customized training Strategy, Leadership and Governance programs, which serve over 4,000 Communications, digital and media participants each year. Personal Development
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