In first jointly taught CIVICA master's course, students explore “Democracy in Crisis”

In first jointly taught CIVICA master's course, students explore “Democracy in Crisis”

Article written by Ellen Thalman (Hertie School) on the first jointly taught CIVICA course between Sciences Po and the Hertie School.

Florence Faucher of Sciences Po and Christian Freudlsperger of the Hertie School teach 70 students.

Voter participation is an emotional topic, as students from Sciences Po and the Hertie School discovered in their jointly taught course, “Democracy in Crisis,”  a few days after the 2020 US election. Reading for the class included “Why do all our feelings about politics matter?” (Laura Jenkins, The British Journal of Politics and International Relations, 2018), and a group of students prepared a presentation on voter suppression in the US. 

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Launch of the European Chair for Sustainable Development and Climate Transition

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On 25 November 2020, Sciences Po is launching the European Chair for Sustainable Development and Climate Transition. It will be the first chair to be co-hosted by our two largest graduate schools: the School of Public Affairs, led by Dean Yann Algan, and the Paris School of International Affairs (PSIA), led by Dean Enrico Letta. The Chair would not be possible without the support of its three sponsors: Hermès, HSBC and the European Investment Bank.

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Recap of our 2020 Undergraduate Open House Day

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Our 2020 Undergraduate Open Day attracted 12,000 online visitors on Saturday, 14 November. If you were unable to attend the various workshops, below are some videos to watch on replay that will give you some essential information about Sciences Po, our undergraduate programme, and our new admissions procedure.

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Multidisciplinarity. The third year abroad. History. Political Science. Studying in Paris. Studying outside Paris. Every student has their own reason to pursue their undergraduate studies at Sciences Po. So what are the social sciences and humanities that are taught at Sciences Po? What can this education lead to in the future? We interviewed Stéphanie Balme, Dean of the Undergraduate College, about Sciences Po’s distinctive education style.

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