Environmental Policy - Semesters 2 and 4

Master in Environmental Policy - Programme 2016-2017: Semester 2 and 4

Sciences Po Common Core Curriculum (Semester 2 only: Please select 1 course - 24 hours)
CoursesHours / semesterECTSInstructorsResources
Formation commune246 Formation commune

Students must take one course from "Formation commune de Sciences Po" in Semester 1 and one in Semester 2

Skills (Semester 2: Please select 1 course - 24 hours)*
CoursesHours / semesterECTSInstructorsResources
Skills244 Syllabus

* Students must take one skills course, either in Semester 1 or in Semester 2. Students may choose the language of instruction.
Please note that students may obtain a waiver for the skills course upon presentation of the appropriate justifications (transcripts, syllabi and letter of motivation) before course registration to their academic advisor who makes the final decision. As a consequence, students will attempt 4 fewer credits overall during their program.

Core curriculum (Please select 3 courses in different categories - 72 hours)*
TypeCoursesHours / semesterECTSInstructorsResources
Energy and Sustainability (offered to 1st year students only) 1st year students: one course requiredOADD2070 - Managing Energy Demand244Michel COLOMBIER, Nicolas BERGHMANSSyllabus
OADD2100 - Energies renouvelables: opportunité ou nécessité?244Vincent JACQUES LE SEIGNEURSyllabus
OAEN2010 - Energy Policies (with prerequisites)244Christian EGENHOFERSyllabus
OAEN2050 - Decarbonisation scenarios and Renewable Energy Sources (with prerequisites)244Manfred HAFNERSyllabus
OAEN2675 - Energy Efficiency Policy244Sara BRYAN PASQUIERSyllabus
Sustainable Development Policy Sectors 1st and 2nd year students: two courses requiredKINT7555 - Political Economy of Climate (Lecture)244Laurence TUBIANASyllabus
OADD2025 - The Politics of Climate Change (Lecture)244Michel COLOMBIERSyllabus
OADD2110 - Climate Change and International Security244Odette TOMESCUSyllabus
OADD2045 - Biodiversity Values and Policy244Yann LAURANS, Renaud LAPEYRE, Julien ROCHETTESyllabus
KINT3580 - Théories et politiques de la décroissance244Luc SEMAL, Agnès SINAISyllabus
OADD2135 - Environment and Migration244François GEMENNESyllabus
OADD2075 - A l'origine de la crise écologique : pour une histoire environnementale244Grégory QUENETSyllabus
OADD2125 - Regards croisés sur les politiques de l'eau en Europe et ailleurs244Bernard BARRAQUE, Bruno NGUYEN, Christelle PEZON, Daniel ZIMMERSyllabus
OADD2050 - Introduction aux principes du droit de l'environnement et techniques de mise en oeuvre244Sébastien MABILESyllabus
OADD2175 - Ecological Science and Nature Based Solutions : Issues and Challenges244Luc ABBADIESyllabus
OCAF2145 - Governing Nature and Africa Since Colonization244Guillaume BLANCSyllabus
OADD2170 - Implementing the Paris Agreement : in Theory and in Practice ***244Henri LANDES, NISHIMURA Mari, CLARK Garrette, DEPOUES Vivian, LEGUET BenoitSyllabus
KINT4310 - Sustainable Development of Agriculture and Food Systems244Sébastien TREYER, Tancrède VOITURIEZSyllabus
KINT7540 - Urbanisme (Bilingual French-English)244Morgan POULIZACSyllabus
OASP2040 - Santé et environnement244André CICOLLELASyllabus
KINT4175 - International Public Law (Lecture)244Rosemary-Ann BYRNESyllabus
KINT4170 - Droit International Public (cours magistral)244Gérard CAHINSyllabus
KINT4765 - Global Hunger (Lecture) (offered to 2nd year students only)244Olivier DE SCHUTTERSyllabus
KINT4770 - Global Governance: Overcoming Fragmentation (offered to 2nd year students only)244Olivier DE SCHUTTERSyllabus
KINT3720 - Can the world be governed ? Prospects and Challenges of Global Governance (offered to 2nd year students only)244Marc PERRIN DE BRICHAMBAUT, David CARRE, Arnaud MENTRESyllabus
OBGP3015 - Innovation sociale et entrepreneuriat social (offered to 2nd year students only)244Amandine BARTHELEMYSyllabus
Advanced Seminars (offered to 2nd year students only) 2nd year students: one course requiredOADD2150 - From Local to Global: Decision Making for the Environment ***246Henri LANDES, Johann MARGULIESSyllabus
KINT4315 - Negotiating Development in the Global South246Tancrède VOITURIEZ, Laurence TUBIANASyllabus
KINT4775 - La Stratégie dans ses champs d'action (cours magistral)246Vincent DESPORTESSyllabus

* First year students must take one course in each one of the three first categories. Second year students must take one advanced seminar (last category) and two additional courses.
If you enrolled for an annual project (Projet collectif) last semester, you may ask for a waiver for a core curriculum course in the Spring, pending on the approval of your academic advisor.
For your information, courses indicated as « lecture » are those open to more than 32 students.
Innovative courses : please note that courses with the * sign are those showcasing innovative pedagogical formats.

Concentration courses (Please select 2 courses - 48 hours)*
CoursesHours / semesterECTSInstructorsResources
Regional Concentrations24 x 24 x 2 Syllabus
Thematic Concentrations24 x 24 x 2 Syllabus

*Students must choose 2 concentrations which they will follow for the duration of their studies at PSIA. Each semester, students take 2 courses: 1 in each concentration. A concentration in Regional Studies is recommended for all students.

EnseignementsVolume horaire semestrielCréditsEnseignantsRessources Numériques
A modern foreign language244 Languages

*Students who are not fluent in French are encouraged to take French.

Épreuves du diplôme: only for second year students (Semester 4)
EnseignementsVolume horaire semestrielCréditsEnseignantsRessources Numériques
Grand Oral 6  

*Students who are not fluent in French are encouraged to take French.

Special features: please select one only (optional)
EnseignementsVolume horaire semestrielCréditsEnseignantsRessources Numériques
PSIA special features244 Syllabus

Total required ECTS : 34 or 38 for semester 2, Total required ECTS : 30 for semester 4