International Development - Semester 1


Programme 2017-2018

Sciences Po Common Core Curriculum (Please select 1 course - 24 hours)*
CoursesHours / semesterECTSInstructorsResources
Formation commune de Sciences Po24 4 Formation commune de Sciences Po (in French)

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

Skills (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 core courses: one in each category - 72 hours)*
TypeCoursesHours / semesterECTSInstructorsResources
Economics of International Development (Please select 1 course)KINT4715 - Development Economics: Macroeconomic and Political Economic Issues (Lecture)244Julia CAGESyllabus
OAEE2015 - Reforms and Growth in Emerging Economies (Lecture)244Jérôme SGARDSyllabus
Policies and Institutions of Development (Please select 1 course)KINT3655 - The Political Economy of International Development (Lecture)244Charles OMANSyllabus
KINT7515 - International Development Cooperation: Actors, Finance, Instruments, Policies and Politics244Marc COHENSyllabus
KINT3595 - Institutions et politiques du développement244Jean-Jacques GABAS Vincent GERONIMISyllabus
KINT7680 - The Architecture of International Development Finance244James BONDSyllabus
New course TBC  TBC 
Domains of Application in Development (Please select 1 course)OBGP3015 - Innovation sociale et Entrepreneuriat social (Cours Magistral)244Romain SLITINESyllabus
OAAG1000 - Agriculture and Food in the Global Agenda (Lecture)244Sébastien TREYER, Tancrède VOITURIEZSyllabus
OASP2035 - Strategies, Policy-making and Governance in Global Health (Lecture)244Dominique KEROUEDANSyllabus
KINT3970 - Risque et expertise : Une introduction à la sociologie des enjeux sanitaires et environnementaux244Jean-Noël JOUZELSyllabus
OBGP3040 - "D4D" - Digital for Development : hands-on projects to foster development through IT244Nicolas PEJOUTSyllabus
New course TBC  TBC 
New course TBC  TBC 

*For your information, courses indicated as "lecture" are those open to more than 32 students.

Concentration courses (Please select 2 courses - 48 hours)*
CoursesHours / semesterECTSInstructorsResources
Regional Concentrations244 Syllabus
Thematic Concentrations244 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.

Languages (Please select 1 course - 24 hours)
EnseignementsVolume horaire semestrielCréditsEnseignantsRessources Numériques
A modern foreign language244 Languages

Students who are not fluent in French are strongly encouraged to take French

Special features (optional). For students who opt to take a special feature, please select one only
CoursesHours / semesterECTSInstructorsResources
PSIA special features244 Special features
Presemester French Language Program: optional
CoursesHours / semesterECTSInstructorsResources
KINT7525 - French as a Foreign Language Program240 Intensive French language program

*All international PSIA students may register for the week long French as a Foreign Language Program in the last week of August, on a first-come, first-served basis.

Total required ECTS : 30 to 34