Thinking of applying to Sciences Po's Doctoral School?

All you need to know about the Doctoral School

Pierre François, Director of the Graduate School, CNRS Research Director at the Center for the Sociology of Organizations (CSO) and Sophie Cetre, PhD student in Economics, participated in an online interview on www.campus-channel.com.
The conversation were in Frensh and in English.

Research at Sciences Po

Sciences Po is an institution of higher education and research in the humanities and social sciences.  Its work in law, economics, history, political science and sociology is pursued through eleven research units and several crosscutting programmes.

Its research community includes over two hundred thirty membersand three hundred fifty PhD candidates.  Recognized internationally, their work covers a wide range of topics including education, democracies, urban development, globalization and public health.  

One of Sciences Po’s key objectives is to make a significant contribution to methodological, epistemological and theoretical advances in the humanities and social sciences.  Sciences Po’s mission is also to share the results of its research with the international research community, students, and more broadly, society as a whole. 

Over the past five years, the QS World University Rankings have confirmed Sciences Po’s place amongst leading universities in the social sciences. Sciences Po is 4th in the world in Politics and International Relations, 37th in the Sociology. At the national level Sciences Po affirms its position : 1st in Political Science & International Relations as well as in Sociology, 2nd in Law and History and 3rd in Economics.

Are you interested in pursuing a PhD?

Economics, sociology or political science

Read some advice and answers from:

Emeric Henry, director of studies in Economics at the Doctoral School

Emeric Henry, director of studies in Economics at the Doctoral School

Colin Hay, director of studies in political science at the Doctoral School

Colin Hay, director of studies in political science at the Doctoral School

Ettore Recchi, director of studies in sociology at the Doctoral School

Ettore Recchi, director of studies in sociology at the Doctoral School