International Development - Semesters 2 and 4

Master in International Development - 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 only: Please select 1 course - 24 hours each)
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 - 72 hours)***
TypeCoursesHours / semesterECTSInstructorsResources
Economics and Finance (1st year students : one course required / 2nd year students: one course available)KINT4305 - Sustainability of Growth in Developing Countries (Lecture)244Paul COLLIERSyllabus
KINT4410 - Finances publiques dans les pays en développement244Marc RAFFINOT, Marin FERRYSyllabus
KINT3925 - Microeconomics for Decision Makers (Lecture)244Charles OMANSyllabus
KINT4070 - Introduction to Econometrics using STATA : Application to Policy Evaluation244Dylan GLOVERSyllabus
Sectors and Actors: (1st year students: two courses required / 2nd year students: two courses available)KINT7605 - Political Economy of Development in the Middle East and North Africa244Hedi LARBISyllabus
KINT4765 - Global Hunger (Lecture)244Olivier DE SCHUTTERSyllabus
KINT4310 - Sustainable Development of Agriculture and Food Systems244Sébastien TREYER, Tancrède VOITURIEZSyllabus
KINT4860 - Politiques publiques et enjeux agricoles dans le sud244Jean-Jacques GABAS, Lauren LECUYERSyllabus
KINT4795 - Education for Development244Francis STEIERSyllabus
KINT4730 - Technology in International Development: Key Issues and Debates244Niall WINTERSSyllabus
OAMI2060 - Economics of International Migration: Challenges and Policies244Jean-Christophe DUMONT, Jean Pierre GARSONSyllabus
OASP2055 - International Cooperation in Health and Health systems of Low-Income Countries244Remco VAN DE PAS, Sara VAN BELLESyllabus
OASP2050 - Non-State Actors in Global Health244Louis PIZARROSyllabus
OASP2015 - From AIDS to Zika : Economic and Financing Challenges for the Global Health (Bilingual French-English)244Joseph BRUNET-JAILLY, Mead OVERSyllabus
KINT4825 - Africa Rising244Benoît CHERVALIERSyllabus
KINT4770 - Global Governance: Overcoming Fragmentation244Olivier DE SCHUTTERSyllabus
KINT7595 - Country Development Strategies: the HRV Framework244William MAKOSyllabus
KINT4175 - International Public Law (Lecture)244Rosemary-Ann BYRNESyllabus
KINT4170 - Droit International Public (Lecture)244Gérard CAHINSyllabus
KINT7625 - Creating Sustainable Businesses and PoliciesCreating Sustainable Businesses and Policies244Miniya CHATTERJISyllabus
KINT3990 - Global Civil Society (Lecture)244Mary KALDOR, Sabine SELCHOWSyllabus
OBGP3045 - Le jeu d'acteurs du développement urbain : simulation de rôle Urbax244Suzanne FRITELLISyllabus
KINT7540 - Urbanisme (Bilingual French-English)244Morgan POULIZACSyllabus
KINT4270 - Development and Common Pool Resources Management244Renaud LAPEYRESyllabus
KINT4885 - Project Management for Sustainable Development244Jean PLICHONSyllabus
KINT3580 - Théories et politiques de la décroissance244Luc SEMAL, Agnès SINAISyllabus
OCAF2105 - Development Evaluation Politics and Practice - Special Topics from Africa244Ian HOPWOODSyllabus
KINT7530 - Evaluation des politiques publiques : De l'optimisation de la dépense publique au développement du débat public244François MOUTERDESyllabus
OBME2080 - Evaluating social programs : Randomized Experiments244Victor POULIQUENSyllabus
KINT4835 - Monitoring and Evaluation of public policies in the framework of development244Denise OWEN, François THEOLEYRESyllabus
KINT5050 - Rule of Law and Development244Eleonora MELI MESSINEOSyllabus
KINT7640 - Gender and development from a rights-based approach: Achieving gender equality in international cooperation244Saskia RAVESLOOTSyllabus
Advanced Seminars (offered to 2nd year students only /2nd year students: one course required)KINT4315 - Negotiating Development in the Global South246Tancrède VOITURIEZ, Laurence TUBIANASyllabus
OAEA2060 - Macroeconomics of Development: Economic Policy and Growth (pre-requisite: Global Economic Policy concentration or strong background in Economics)246Quoc Anh DOSyllabus
KINT4840 - From Aid Effectiveness to Development Effectiveness246Marc COHEN ; Ian HOPWOODSyllabus
KINT4320 - Micro Finance: 40 years later, where do we stand?246Emmanuelle JAVOY, Joséphine GONZALEZ, Pauline ANGOSOSyllabus
KINT4775 - La stratégie dans ses champs d'action (Cours magistral)246Vincent DESPORTESSyllabus

*** Reminder: 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.

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

* 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 (Second year students)
EnseignementsVolume horaire semestrielCréditsEnseignantsRessources Numériques
Grand Oral 6  
Special features: please select one only (optional)
EnseignementsVolume horaire semestrielCréditsEnseignantsRessources Numériques
PSIA special features244 Special features

Total required ECTS : 30 or 34 for semester 2, Total required ECTS : 32 for semester 4