Sciences Po among the world's top research institutions in economics

Sciences Po among the world's top research institutions in economics

The 2016 Ideas Rankings for economics research have just been published. Computed using data from the RePEc (Research Papers in Economics) database, these rankings take into account scientific publications and citations from the past ten years. Sciences Po ranks among the top five percent of economics research institutions in the world alongside Harvard (in first place), the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the London School of Economics (LSE).

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“Librarians still play an important role”

“Librarians still play an important role”

Matthew Baker started his career travelling the world for work. After leaving his home state of Michigan, he spent time in Belgium, England, Canada, Ethiopia and Switzerland before finally coming to Reims in 2012. He talked to us about his current role as head librarian on the Sciences Po campus in Reims.

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“My undergraduate year abroad changed my life”

“My undergraduate year abroad changed my life”

Leon Yuchin Lau, an undergraduate student at Sciences Po, has just been offered a contract to become a foreign service officer with the government of Singapore. While he originally intended to follow his undergraduate education with a Master's degree, Leon changed his plan and decided to enter the professional world.

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The "Erasmus Generation" in power.

Sandro Gozi, Italian Secretary of State for European Affairs – and, for the last fifteen years, professor at Sciences Po – will give a lecture on 18 May 2016 on the topic of his latest book, Génération Erasmus. Ils sont déjà au pouvoir (Éditions Plon).* The book highlights the arrival of a new generation of leaders, former Erasmus students like himself, who bring with them new prospects for the EU's future. Interview. 

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One summer in Paris to delve into the social sciences

One summer in Paris to delve into the social sciences

The social sciences track of the Summer School offers students the opportunity to delve into the fundamental disciplines of Sciences Po, such as political science, international relations, economics, history and more. The deadline to apply to the 2016 Summer School is Sunday 15 May... Hear from 2015 Summer School students enrolled in the social sciences track, watch the video.

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"I want to change the system. Not make up for its defects."

Tara Heuzé, a student on the Sciences Po-Columbia dual Master's programme, launched an initiative to collect sanitary products for homeless women. The operation, dubbed "Règles élémentaires", helped raise awareness well beyond Sciences Po. Interview with a student who wants use the weapons of finance to change the world.

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To be or not to be in the European Union?

To be or not to be in the European Union?

On 3 May 2016 at Sciences Po, British Minister of State for Europe David Lidington said the UK must regain confidence in its ability to help shape the European agenda. Building on this conviction, he went on to outline  a series of challenges Britain and Europe will have to face together in the twenty-first century. Watch the interview.

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 Social science after the attacks

Social science after the attacks

Beyond the obvious emotional shock, the attacks that plunged Paris and more recently Brussels into mourning have challenged the academic community to seek a rigorous, in-depth understanding of this eruption of violence from within our democratic societies. So are our intellectual resources up to the task? More