Previous events and news

Through series of lectures by highly distinguished guests on pressing global issues, PSIA offers a vibrant platform for public debate in international affairs. As an extension of this platform for public debate, commentaries by faculty, alumni and students of the Paris School of International Affairs are often solicited by the international media. Additionally, PSIA has embarked upon a partnership with France 24, a leading international news network. Please find below examples of PSIA's participation in the global policy debate, from Paris and across continents.

  • Jean-Claude Cousseran and Philippe Hayez, Scientific Advisors of PSIA's very successful concentration in Intelligence studies, chosen by over 100 students, have recently published a book (in French) entitled "Renseigner les démocraties, renseigner en démocratie" (Odile Jacob).
  • For the 3rd consecutive year, two PSIA students at PSIA were recently awarded the IRSEM-PSIA Prize for Best Academic Work in Security Studies.
  • 05/08/2015 - 18:48 05/18/2015 - 18:48
    April 2015 at PSIA was a rich month of events, with a resolutely UN-focus!
  • On Wednesday 29th April, current UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon addressed a full amphitheatre of students for an exceptional conference moderated by PSIA's Dean Ghassan Salamé. See here to view the full recording of the event, and below for the transcript.


  • Sciences Po has been ranked 5th worlwide in the 2015 QS rankings for Politics and International Studies! This is 8 places higher than 2014, and fantastic success for PSIA's Community. See here for the full rankings. 

  • 04/29/2015 - 17:00 19:00
    Seminar by Dr Martin Everts, Head of Energy Economics at Axpo – Switzerland’s largest utility company.

  • 04/29/2015 - 10:45 12:15
    Sciences Po will have the honour of welcoming Ban Ki-moon, current UN Secretary-General, for an exclusive conference on Wednesday 29th April at 10:45am. 

  • See here for an interview with PSIA's newly appointed Dean Enrico Letta.

  • Enrico Letta, Italy's former Prime Minister, has been appointed as the new Dean of PSIA. See here to read the Press release in English and in French.
  • 04/15/2015 - 17:15 19:00
    La conférence annuelle IRSEM-PSIA avec Sonia le Gouriellec, Colonel Philippe Susnjara et Richard Banégas.