A great number of illustrious speakers, including Rajendra Pachauri, Steve Ballmer, Carl Bernstein, Elie Wiesel, Shimon Peres, Condoleezza Rice, Pascal Lamy, Mikhail Gorbatchev, Gilberto Gil, Edmund S.Phelps, Jorge Sampaio and Ioulia Tymochenko. Over 80 student associations to further enrich student life; dozens of student-run team projects in a wide variety of fields; sports competitions and over 30 sports on offer.
Teaching is based on broad multidisciplinary knowledge and on a sense of analysis. The focus is also on the various paths and pathways by which learning is acquired – those we learn from others and those that we develop for ourselves – and on methodology and intellectual tools.
A wide variety of sectors are open to Sciences Po graduates including audit, consultancy, banking, finance, insurance, journalism, publishing, media, manufacturing, energy, transport, public administration, international organisations, civic organisations, foundations, NGOs, research, teaching, cultural activities, urban development and more.
Sciences Po offers dozens of classes focusing on Europe and a Masters of European Affairs programme. The university achieved the best results in the most recent EU administrator-level recruitment exam: 34 of our candidates were successful in securing one of the 750 available posts (47,000 applicants taking the exam throughout Europe). Sciences Po also has a research centre for European Studies and continental Europe’s leading social sciences library.
Sciences Po’s seven campuses are located in the heart of French cities with a rich historic heritage, offering students an exceptional environment that fosters intellectual exchanges and concentration of talent.
350 partnerships and 35 dual degrees with the world’s best universities.