“How Sciences Po helped me get there”

Babacar Seck graduated with a Master’s degree from Sciences Po in 2014. Now a project manager in the office of the Chairman & CEO of Axa Group, Babacar explains why the skills he gained at Sciences Po are so precious to him on the job.

He particularly emphasises the importance of the cross-disciplinary and international approach offered at Sciences Po. He also highlights the invaluable practical experience and language skills Sciences Po students develop during their undergraduate and graduate studies. Listen to Babacar speaking at the 2016 Sciences Po Online Open House.

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This March, Sciences Po hosted the 4th edition of our International Seminar on Undergraduate Studies with deans and provosts of multiple partner universities, including Oxford University, Columbia University, Ashesi University, University of Maastricht, UC Berkeley, Princeton University and more.

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From Sciences Po to the European Parliament

From Sciences Po to the European Parliament

Charlotte Nørlund-Matthiessen did her undergraduate studies on the Dijon campus, which hosts the European specialisation programme with a focus on Central and Eastern Europe, before enrolling in the European Affairs Master’s programme at Sciences Po. Since graduating in 2012, she has worked on multiple projects inspired by her drive to build a stronger Europe. Today she works as a Parliamentary Assistant for a French MEP at the European Parliament in Brussels.

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From Nairobi to Paris

From Nairobi to Paris

Sciences Po has just announced a new partnership with Strathmore University, in Nairobi, Kenya, with the creation of a double Bachelor and Master’s degree. Frédéric Mion, President of Sciences Po, is “very pleased to announce this partnership with an excellent Kenyan university, [and] foresee[s] the possibility of numerous collaborations with Strathmore, for its diversity, vibrancy and global openness.”

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“Propaganda is the foundation of liberal democracy”

“Propaganda is the foundation of liberal democracy”

Persuasion of the masses wasn’t born with the Internet, but digital content and social media mark a revolution in the history of propaganda. Far from having disappeared with the totalitarian regimes of the 20th century, today it is more present, more efficient, and more of a danger than ever before for democracy. We interviewed David Colon, historian and instructor at Sciences Po, about his book, Propaganda. The Manipulation of the Masses in the Contemporary World (Propagande. La manipulation de masse dans le monde contemporain. Available in French only.)

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Sciences Po, 3rd in “Politics and International Studies” in QS Rankings 2019

Sciences Po, 3rd in “Politics and International Studies” in QS Rankings 2019

Sciences Po improves once again its global position in "Politics and International Studies", moving up, after three successive years in 4th place, to 3rd position globally in the 2019 QS World University Rankings by subject, released on 27 February, 2019. Just behind Harvard University and the University of Oxford, Sciences Po is the first university of continental Europe and this discipline.

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