• Two years after my Masters Public Health degree, I was interested in development program that encompasses other dimensions of development as well. The six months field work also interested me as I want to challenge myself by working in Francophone speaking country in Africa. ...
  • My most inspiring class so far is "Menaces Internationales" which focused on all security issues around the world and that was taught by brilliant professionals who gave us a real insight in the security world. I had fulfilling experiences thanks to PSIA. My semester of internship, which I did at the Ministry of Defense was incredible, and my gap year...

  • I have passion for almost all aspects of contemporary security issues, from war and peace to recent dimensions of security, including the growing importance of environmental, demographic, and humanitarian issues, and the rise of global terrorist networks. Peacekeeping, arms control and weapons proliferation have always been within the range of my interests. Actually I am going through the most meaningful experience...
  • I have two memorable events at PSIA. On the one hand, the first two weeks at PSIA were a joyful experience. Gazing in wonder at Paris at night, strolling in the parks and between Sciences-Po buildings in the daytime, but foremost, getting to meet the most wonderful, eclectic, interesting, brilliant and exciting students I have had the pleasure to study...

  • The seed of my interest in the “International Energy program” was planted while I was an undergraduate. Having lived in Cleveland, I was influenced by the Gilded Age petroleum heritage, as my apartment was only five minutes away from John D. Rockefeller’s cemetery. I studied the history of American industrialization and I read a very interesting book on the 1919...
  • I chose my program because of the possibilities PSIA has to offer to interact with scholars and policy makers in the field of international affairs. I am completing a master in international public management with a regional concentration in Russia and a thematic one in intelligence: PSIA enables me to grasp the implications of these topics through interactions with scholars,...
  • I chose my program because I wanted to become a journalist; I wanted to cover international news. I felt that although the media is going through a serious crisis there was a window of opportunity for specialised reporters. My goal was to use the PSIA knowledge, the J-School tools and my field experience to cover Middle Eastern issues in a...

  • I chose my program because the Rizal day bombings in Manila in 2000 and the 9/11 left a deep mark in me. When I saw innocent people dying, I told myself that I wanted to help make the world a better, secured place to live in. In today's world, security is an extremely important field that needs more and more...
  • I chose my master program becauseI strongly believe that altering Africa's position in the world economy is imperative to its overall progress and development.

    My most inspiring class so far has beenInternational Trade – mainly because of my specific interests in subject with regards to my personal beliefs and ambitions. Thierry Mayer’s classes have been impressive in particular. I would have...

  • I have always been interested in the interaction between politics and economics and I wanted to broaden my knowledge with various analytical tools used in this interdisciplinary academic field. Especially today, in a rapid globalizing world with continuously shifting balance of power, understanding the mechanisms of the current financial & economic crisis and taking the right policy decisions seems crucial...