One-year Master’s programmes at Sciences Po deliver an intensive curriculum designed for young professionals seeking to take their career to the next level. These programmes are taught in English.

One-year Master's programmes

Discover our programmes for young professionals

Specialisations in Cultural Policy, New Technology & Public Policy, Economic & Regulatory Policy, Energy & Sustainability, Health, Management of Public Affairs, Social Policy

Specialisations in International Security, International Public Management, International Economic Policy, Development Practice, Human Rights & Humanitarian Action, Environmental Policy, International Energy

Why join a one-year Master's programme at Sciences Po?

Boost your career with a degree from a world-renowned university
Sciences Po is a research university ranked 4th internationally in Politics & International Studies. Our degrees fast-track Sciences Po graduates to key positions in both the public and private sectors.

Grow in a unique multicultural community bringing together top international students 
Sciences Po students are recruited among the finest candidates in France and abroad. We bring together 13,000 brilliant students, 47 percent of whom are international students from 150 countries.

Learn from the best academics and professionals
Courses at Sciences Po are taught by outstanding professors and internationally-renowned practitioners. This academic and practical education provides students with unique profiles which are highly sought after by leading recruiters.

Join Sciences Po’s international 65,000 alumni network
Sciences Po has been educating decision-makers in the public and private sectors for the past 140 years. Notable Sciences Po alumni include heads of state, government and international organisations, and leading figures in business and finance, academia, journalism, and the arts, among others.

Patrick Blake and Sheila Mutimbo at Sciences Po


Sheila Mutimbo and Patrick Blake are public policy professionals in their thirties. After several years of rich professional experience, they both decided that it was time to take a break and to go back to university. They have just started a one-year Master’s programme at the Sciences Po Paris School of International Affairs. Read the interview.

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Mike Fleming

Experience life in a Parisian setting

The Sciences Po campus in Paris is located at the heart of the bustling Saint-Germain-des-Prés neighborhood, walking distance from the city’s most famous landmarks including the Musée d’Orsay, the Luxembourg gardens, the Louvre or the Seine river.