Sciences Po is made up of two legal structures:
A private non-profit, public-interest foundation: the Fondation Nationale des Sciences Politiques, which manages nine research centres, the library, the publishing arm, a bookstore and a consulting firm;
The Fondation Nationale des Sciences Politiques receives all of Sciences Po’s financial resources, whether from the State, local government, the European Union, corporations or students. It operates under business accounting standards. The Foundation owns or rents all the buildings where Sciences Po’s activities take place. It employs all Sciences Po’s employees, who are governed by French employment law. Finally, it manages, through legislative delegation, the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris.
A major public establishment, as defined by the loi Savary [Savary Law] of 1984 on higher education: the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris.
Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris
Boards and Directors