International Public Management - Semesters 2 and 4

Master in International Public Management - 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 in different categories, 72 hours*
TypeCoursesHours / semesterECTSInstructorsResources
International Law (1 course mandatory for 1st year students)KINT4175 - International Public Law (Lecture)244Rosemary-Ann BYRNESyllabus
KINT4170 - Droit International Public (cours magistral)244Gérard CAHINSyllabus
OADH2055 - The International Criminal Court and Human Rights244William SCHABASSyllabus
KINT4650 - Law of Armed Conflict244Svetlana ZASOVA, Sara AMINISyllabus
OADH4080 - Fundamentals of International Criminal Law244Annyssa BELLALSyllabus
KINT7600 - Responsability of International Organisations: Law and Global Governance244Pierre BODEAU-LIVINECSyllabus
KINT4810 - Droits des conflits armés244Olivier BARRATSyllabus
KINT7610 - Cyberlaw (Lecture)244Andrew MURRAYSyllabus
KINT4945 - International Law and the Use of Force244Olivier CORTENSyllabus
OADH3090 - La protection internationale : réfugiés, apatrides et déplacés244Caroline LALY-CHEVALIER, Julian FERNANDEZ, Jacques dia GONDOSyllabus
OADH2090 - Le droit international des secours humanitaires entre le droit de la guerre et la lutte contre le terrorisme244Françoise BOUCHET SAULNIERSyllabus
KINT4635 - International Organizations: Law and Practice on the International Civil Service244Souheil EL ZEINSyllabus
KINT5035 - Law of International Organizations244Gerd DROESSESyllabus
International Public Policy: Theory and Analysis (1 course mandatory for 1st year and 2nd year students)KINT3955 - The Changing Political Economy of Central Banking (Lecture)244Howard DAVIESSyllabus
KINT3990 - Global Civil Society (Lecture)244Mary KALDOR, Sabine SELCHOWSyllabus
KINT4770 - Global Governance: Overcoming Fragmentation244Olivier DE SCHUTTERSyllabus
KINT3720 - Can the World be Governed ? Prospects and Challenges of Global Governance244Marc PERRIN DE BRICHAMBAUT, Philippe CARRE, Arnaud MENTRESyllabus
KINT4305 - Sustainability of Growth in Developing Countries (Lecture)244Paul COLLIERSyllabus
KINT4310 - Sustainable Development of Agriculture and Food Systems244Sébastien TREYER, Tancrède VOITURIEZSyllabus
OADD2025 - The Politics of Climate Change244Michel COLOMBIERSyllabus
OASP2050 - Non State Actors in Global Health244Louis PIZARROSyllabus
KINT4380 - The rise of the BRICS: Development Strategies and Governance Challenges244Alvaro ARTIGAS PEREIRASyllabus
KINT5020 - Equality, Discrimination, Affirmative Action: A Comparative Perspective244Daniel SABBAGHSyllabus
KINT4325 - Business Law and Practice in China - Applied Sinology244Guillaume ROUGIER BRIERRE, Arnaud LUNELSyllabus
KINT3475 - International Trade Law and the WTO244Eliza PATTERSONSyllabus
OADD2050 - Introduction aux principes du droit de l'environnement et techniques de mise en œuvre244Sébastien MABILESyllabus
KINT4040 - Social Protection Systems in the Western World244Nathalie MORELSyllabus
KINT7550 - Comparative Education Policy ***244Beatriz PONTSyllabus
KINT7555 - Political Economy of Climate244Laurence TUBIANASyllabus
OMCO2035 - Mapping Controversies: How (not) to be a Bad Trader. The Regulation of Financial Information244Vincent LEPINAYSyllabus
KINT7655 - Global Firms244Giorgio BARBA NAVARETTISyllabus
Policy Leadership and Management (1 course mandatory for 1st year students)OBGP3115 - Public Policy: Strategy, Policy-Making Process, Implementation and Evaluation244Nicolas TENZERSyllabus
OBGP3065 - Pour une évaluation pluraliste des politiques publiques : enjeux, pratiques et processus comparés244Clément LACOUETTESyllabus
OBGP3195 - Corporate Social Responsability across Organizations244Christelle BITOUZET, Claire BOULANGERSyllabus
KINT5030 - Conduct of Strategy***244Rupert SMITH, Jean PHELIZONSyllabus
KINT7635 - Human Resource Management and Leadership in Development Settings244Erma MANONCOURTSyllabus
KINT7645 - Principes et management de communication sensible et de crise244Jean-Christophe ALQUIERSyllabus
Diplomacy and Foreign Policy (1 course mandatory for 2nd year students)OADI2015 - Theory and Practice of Diplomacy (Lecture) ***244Miguel Angel MORATINOSSyllabus
KINT3305 - Issues in Contemporary Conflict Resolution (Lecture)244Alvaro DE SOTOSyllabus
OADI2010 - International Public Diplomacy and Communication244Odette TOMESCU-HATTOSyllabus
KINT4400 - Art et relations internationales244Frédéric RAMELSyllabus
KINT4350 - NATO and the EU : Challenges of Current International Crises244Benoit D'ABOVILLESyllabus
OADI2060 - The Craft of Diplomacy: How an Embassy Works244Jean DE GLINIASTY, Bruno JOUBERTSyllabus
KINT4930 - Le conseil de sécurité244Jean-Marc DE LA SABLIERESyllabus
KINT3225 - International Mediation & Conflict Resolution244Charles TENENBAUMSyllabus
OADI2040 - Practicing Diplomacy Today: an Ambassador at Work244Claude BLANCHEMAISONSyllabus
OADI2065 - Applied diplomacy: Decision Making–Communication-Crisis Management***244Ursula PLASSNIKSyllabus
KINT4215 - Simulation Workshop: the Iranian case (48h)484François NICOULLAUDSyllabus
OADI2070 - Multilateral Diplomacy: the Case of Climate (Lecture)244Laurence TUBIANASyllabus
KINT4960 - De l'humanitaire à la diplomatie : des engangements pluriels (Cas d'étude du Kurdistan)244Frédéric TISSOTSyllabus
OCMO2155 - Diplomatic Successes and Failures: the Arab Israeli Conflict as a Case Study244Abdelelah AL KHATIBSyllabus
KINT5010 - Simulation of Negotiations : Ukraine-Russia-European Union relations244Micheline CALMY REY, Benoit D'ABOVILLESyllabus
KINT5080 - Diplomacy in Practice244Simon FRASER, Christopher PRENTICESyllabus
OADI2080 - History of Nation Branding, Soft Power and Cultural Diplomacy (Lecture)244Jessica GIENOW-HECHTSyllabus
OCEU2135 - Brexit244Christopher PRENTICE, Nikolaus MEYER-LANDRUTSyllabus
OADI2085 - Foreign Policy and Diplomacy : Current Dynamics244Luis AMADOSyllabus
Advanced seminars for 2nd year studentsKINT4390 - The Art and Ethics of Leadership246Peter HERRLYSyllabus
OBGP2065 - New Philanthropy, Development & Social Investing246Judith SYMONDSSyllabus
KINT7545 - Cultural Intelligence and Self-awareness - Understanding Diversity and Cross Cultural Management246Frédéric AUNISSyllabus
OBGP3145 - Innovation in the Public Sector***246Tommaso BALBO DI VINADIO, Michael TOPOLNYTSKYSyllabus
KINT4775 - La Stratégie dans ses champs d'action (cours magistral)246Vincent DESPORTESSyllabus

First year students must take one course in the first category and two additional courses.
Second year students must take one advanced seminar (last category) and two additional courses.
Reminder : If you enrolled for an annual project (Projet collectif) in semester 1, you may ask for a waiver for a core curriculum course in semester 2, pending on the approval of your academic advisor. Please note that courses with the *** sign are those showcasing innovative pedagogical formats.
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 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.

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A modern foreign language244 Languages

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

Epreuves du diplôme (Semester 4)
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Grand Oral 6  
Special features: please select one only (optional)
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PSIA special features244 Syllabus

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