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A Career in Research

Tom Chevalier: from Sciences Po to Harvard

Harvard University - Credits: Flickr-Yu-Jen Shih

Tom Chevalier was recently awarded a John F. Kennedy Memorial Fellowship, providing him with funding to carry out a one-year research project at Harvard University's Center for European Studies. Having completed a doctoral thesis at Sciences Po which focused on how the welfare state takes care of young people across Europe, he now intends to turn his attention to the field of comparative political economy, taking a wider look at the ways institutions interact.

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Everything about 2016!

Research at Sciences Po in 2016

What were the main results of the research at Sciences Po in 2016? What were the publications, projects, recruitments that marked this year 2016? What has happened in terms of referencing scientific publications, open access, dissemination of knowledge, doctoral training, international partnerships, European funding or recruitment strategy? What has been the profound transformation of governance and research architecture at Sciences Po?

Reflections on competition as a social and economic phenomenon, tributes to Elie Halévy, collaborations on Africa in international relations, new works on citizen participation of the most deprived, on state feminism, wage inequalities, urban segregation, attractiveness of political parties, or the history of Mediterranean coasts ecosystems: so much to discover in this new annual report!

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2017 QS World University Rankings by Subject

Sciences Po Ranks Fourth in the World for Politics & International Studies

2017 QS World University Rankings by Subject

The QS World University Rankings by subject 2017 have just been released. This year, Sciences Po remains in fourth place worldwide for Politics & International Studies, alongside Harvard University, Oxford University and the London School of Economics, and is again the highest ranked in the subject in Continental Europe.

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Training in research and through research

Sciences Po’s doctoral candidates have a strong connection with international research.  

For example, the Doctoral School and Sciences Po’s Centre for the Americas recently created an American doctoral scholarship program.  Each year, ten of our PhD candidates are hosted by social science research centres at major North American universities.

PhD candidates can also complete a joint doctorate with Columbia University (New York)Northwestern University (Chicago) or the Max Planck Institute (Cologne).