Summer School: Applications are open

The Summer School is an opportunity for students from around the world to discover Sciences Po over the course of a summer on our Paris and Reims campuses.  Here’s what you need to know before starting your application!

“To be a PhD student is to be at the heart of knowledge production”

Of Sciences Po’s seven graduate schools, the Doctoral School has a unique status. This school awards both Master’s and doctoral degrees, and supports aspiring researchers at the beginning of their research careers in law, economics, history, political science and sociology. At the Research Forum – an annual event for students that promotes careers in research – the Doctoral School’s new dean Pierre François, a researcher at the Centre for the Sociology of Organisations, sat down for an interview.

“Data doesn’t lie”

From 29 November to 2 December 2017, the Sciences Po Medialab held a “data sprint”: four days of collaboration between researchers, developers, journalists and designers to analyse data from the 2017 French presidential campaign. Simon Rogers, Data editor at Google and former editor of The Guardian's “Datablog”, explains why data is so useful for political analysis.