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Asia and the Pacific
The long-established links between Sciences Po and the Asia-Pacific region have been further strengthened over the past ten years. Many original, high-level programmes are now offered for both initial and continuing education, including degree programmes and custom programmes for our partners. Sciences Po is represented in Asia by delegations in India and China, allowing activities to be developed and conducted in direct relation with local contacts.
Asia and the Pacific at Sciences Po
Bachelor’s programme focused on Asia
The Undergraduate College programme on the Le Havre campus offers courses in Sciences Po’s core disciplines approached from a dual European and Asian perspective. Most courses are delivered in English, while French as a foreign language, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Hindi and Indonesian are taught intensively.
Dual Bachelor’s degree programmes
Dual Master’s degree programmes
Sciences Po welcomes university students on exchange from its Asian and Pacific partners every year. Sciences Po students also complete exchanges at these universities, either in their third undergraduate year or during their Master’s programme.
China : summer camp for students of Beijing Normal University
This summer programme for BNU students (PDF, 1Mo) is an introduction to French history and the European Union system.The morning classes are followed by cultural visits during the afternoon and allow students to get a more concrete experience of the topics.
Japan: the European Studies Programme
The European Studies programme, for Japanese and Korean students from partner universities, addresses both European history and contemporary European affairs.
Australia: programme for students of the University of Sydney Business School
The custom programme for students of the University of Sydney Business School offers an overview of the European Union institutions and the main political and economic debates concerning the EU today.
Singapore: summer school for Raffles Institution students
The week-long summer school for students of the Raffles Institution in Singapore provides an overview of the European institutions and how they function. The Singaporean secondary students come to Sciences Po each year in June.
Japan: student and faculty mobility
Thanks to cooperation agreements with Waseda and Keio universities in Japan, Sciences Po hosts a visiting scholar from each of these institutions for a month each year. For more information, contact your university’s International Affairs department. Contact at Sciences Po: Marie Azuelos.
The Centre for International Studies and Research (CERI)
Dedicated to social science research with an international focus, Centre de Recherches internationales, CERI’s scientific mission is based on a dual approach to world affairs, combining regional studies and international-transnational relations. The first concentrates on political societies, the second on international interactions of all natures – political, social, cultural and economic – between state and non-state actors.
Sciences Po in Asia and the Pacific
Sciences Po has partnership agreements with more than 80 universities in the Asia-Pacific region. See the list of partner universities.
Singapore: Université Sorbonne Paris Cité-National University of Singapore (NUS) partnership
In 2013, Université Sorbonne Paris Cité (USPC) and the National University of Singapore (NUS) established the USPC-NUS partnership (Fr) to promote new scientific collaborations between Europe and Southeast Asia. This partnership is coordinated by Sciences Po. Three calls for proposals are launched every year to fund research projects, doctoral student mobility and innovative projects in Higher Education.
Malaysia: MARA-Sciences Po programme
The Pre-France programme coordinated by Campus France in partnership with the University Kuala Lumpur Malaysia France Institute (MFI UniKL) prepares the best Malaysian students to study at Sciences Po and other higher education institutions in France. The programme funds students for their whole study programme in France, thanks to support from MARA (Majlis Amanah Rakyat), a Malaysian government agency.