Sciences Po has been awarded the Qualité Français langue étrangère label (Quality Label for French as a Foreign Language), attaining the maximum score of three stars. Sciences Po has been attributed this label for the quality of its teaching of French as a foreign language, the professionalism and commitment of the teachers and staff, and the conditions in which the students are taught.
With a student community composed of 47% internationals, Sciences Po attributes great importance to the teaching of French as a foreign language. The quality of its language teaching plays a significant role in the academic success of students and their integration into the Sciences Po community.
The French as a foreign language courses provided by the language department at the Paris campus attract around 1,200 students of 95 different nationalities each year. The courses are aimed at students of the general curriculum, dual degree students, and exchange students.
Each year during the months of June and July, the Summer School receives several hundred students from more than 50 different countries. Its French language track offers six levels of study, from beginner to the most advanced.
Awarded conjointly by the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Culture, the Quality Label for French as a Foreign Language is a guarantee of excellence for institutions that promote the teaching of French abroad such as diplomatic and consular networks and the Campus France agency.
- Find out more about the French language track at the Sciences Po Summer School
- Find out more about the Exchange programme at Sciences Po