Emmanuel Macron, French president-elect, Class of 2001

Emmanuel Macron, French president-elect, Class of 2001

Emmanuel Macron was 21 years old when he arrived at Sciences Po. After three years of preparatory classes in the arts section at lycée Henri IV and two failed attempts at the entrance exams for the École Normale Supérieure, he is said to have gone to Sciences Po to “lick his wounds,” perhaps even “with a certain spirit of revenge”. More

Nur Arafeh is a 2017 Rhodes Scholar

Nur Arafeh is a 2017 Rhodes Scholar

Nur Arafeh was recently selected as a 2017 Rhodes Scholar, and will pursue a Doctor of Philosophy degree in international development at Oxford University next fall. Arafeh is one of just three students who were selected from the region of Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, and Palestine this year, which is the first year that the Rhodes Trust has awarded scholarships in that region.

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“One can become innovative through learning”

“One can become innovative through learning”

Lucille Perrier, a recent Sciences Po graduate, is now in charge of the Innovation Lab at Mahindra, the Indian automobile manufacturer. She shares her vision of innovation, stresses the importance of mentorship in the field and reflects on the origins of her love for India.

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“My mentors told me “Be brave! Go for it!”

“My mentors told me “Be brave! Go for it!”"

Karim Goessinger has dual Egyptian and Austrian citizenship. In 2011, he watched the Egyptian revolution unfold from Paris where he was studying for a Master’s at the Sciences Po Urban School. Having observed these events that changed Egyptian mentalities forever, Karim went back to Cairo after his Master’s and founded CILAS, the first Liberal Arts College in Egypt.

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Why is conducting research a plus for undergraduate students?

Why is conducting research a plus for undergraduate students?

Marina Henke earned her Master’s degree at Sciences Po and her PhD at Princeton University and is now an assistant professor at Northwestern University. She is spending the first few months of 2016 as a visiting professor at Sciences Po while she finishes her book Allies for Sale, and has seized the opportunity to set up a research assistant programme for Sciences Po students who choose to spend their third undergraduate year at Northwestern in 2017. Interview.

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