Sciences et Politiques de l'Environnement - Semestre 1

Programme 2017-2018

Sciences Po Common Curriculum (Please select 1 course - 24 hours)*
CoursesHours / semesterECTSInstructorsResources
Formation commune de Sciences Po244 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.

Core Curriculum (Please select 2 courses - 48 hours)*
TypeCoursesHours / semesterECTSInstructorsResources
Environmental Economics
(Please select 1 course - 24 hours)
OADD2145 - Introduction to Environmental Economics (Lecture)244Stephen SMITHSyllabus
KINT4705 - Natural Resource Economics-Advanced (Lecture)244Katrin MILLOCKSyllabus
Environment Policies and Scientific Issues
(Please select 1 course - 24 hours)
OADD2185 - Environment and Human Security244Anne-Sophie CERISOLA, Laurence TUBIANASyllabus
OADD2015 - Changement climatique: causes et conséquences244Jean JOUZEL, Hervé LE TREUTSyllabus
KINT3590 - Innovation pour un développement durable244Claude HENRY, Alain GRANDJEANSyllabus
OADD2080 - From Climate Sciences to Geo-Engineering?244François RAVETTASyllabus
KINT3970 - Risque et expertise: une introduction à la sociologie des enjeux sanitaires et environnementaux244Jean-Noël JOUZELSyllabus
OADD2020 - Biodiversity244Pierre-Henri GOUYONSyllabus
OADD2180 - Major Oceanic Environmental Challenges: A Multi-Disciplinary Scientific Perspective244Damien CARDINAL, Philippe KOUBBI, Sabrina SPEICHSyllabus
OADD2165 - Climate Geopolitics: International Relations in a Warming World244François GEMENNESyllabus
OAEN2010 - Energy Policies244Christian EGENHOFERSyllabus


  • In case of a time conflict with the scientific modules at UPMC, one course can be selected in other programs at PSIA upon discussion with the academic advisor.
  • courses indicated as « lecture » are those open to more than 32 students
  • courses with the *** sign are those showcasing innovative pedagogical formats.
Required courses at UPMC (Please select 2 courses)
CoursesHours / semesterECTSInstructorsResources
OEXT2390 - Physique, chimie et écologie de l'environnement (enseignement UPMC) 0UPMC FacultySyllabus
OEXT2195 - Méthodes mathématiques et modélisation de l'environnement (enseignement UPMC) 0UPMC FacultySyllabus
Concentration courses (Please select 1 courses - 24 hours )
CoursesHours / semesterECTSInstructorsResources
Regional Concentrations244 Regional Concentrations
Thematic Concentrations244 Thematic Concentrations

Students must choose 1 concentrations which they will follow for the duration of their studies at PSIA. Each semester, students take 1 course.

A concentration in Regional Studies is recommended for all students.

Languages (Please select 1 course)*
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
French as a Foreign Language Program24  French Language

*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 : 35