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

“It was a dilemma to choose between music, dance or the Sciences Po-Columbia curriculum”

“It was a dilemma to choose between music, dance or the Sciences Po-Columbia curriculum”

Soliman Elcheikh is a student in the dual BA program between Columbia University and Sciences Po. Now at Columbia University in the city of New York, where he will spend the third and fourth years of the curriculum, he reflects on his first two years studying on the Sciences Po campus in Menton, a small village on the Mediterranean coast close to Italy. He also talks about how he combines his passion for piano and classical dance with studying. Watch the video.

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Why Colombia voted “No”

Why Colombia voted “No”

On October 2, the peace agreement reached between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) was rejected by popular referendum. The prospect of seeing four years of negotiations go up in smoke has sparked stupefaction and incomprehension. How can the country run the risk of returning to a war that has caused the death of more than 200,000 people and the forced migration of 5.7 million others?

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