Graduate Admissions

The School of Public Affairs looks for candidates who will contribute to our community as students and later, as public policy professionals.

Graduates can pursue a wide range of careers worldwide, spanning the public and private sectors and the local to global levels.

Master's programmes

The School of Public Affairs offers two masters in two years: the Master in Public Policy and the Master in European Affairs.

These two-years programmes extend over four semesters including a compulsory semester outside of Sciences Po, on an internship, a professional projects or studying in France or abroad.

The masters of the school give a degree of level Bachalauréat (or equivalent)+ 5, and open on a large spectrum of professional specializations.

More information regarding the admissions are proposed on the page International admissions.

Master in Public Affairs - 1-year master

For professionals who have at least five years of professional experience, the School of Public Affairs offers a master in one year: the Master in Public Affairs (MPA)

For further information, consult the page of the admission page.

Dual degree programmes

The School of Public Affairs offers a number of dual degree programmes with some of the most prestigious institutions in the World. A multidisciplinary approach, dual expertise, fluency in different languages, multicultural experience: graduates of these programmes boast profiles that are highly appreciated by recruiters in a wide variety of sectors.

For further information on the admission procedure for dual degree programmes, please consult the dedicated admission page.  

Experimental Programme in Political Arts (SPEAP) - 1-year master

The programme SPEAP, Experimental Programme in Political Arts, is dedicated to for mid-career professionals. Given the specificities of the programme, it benefits from a personalized admission.

For further information, consult our SPEAP page.

Administative registration, Tuition and Financial aid

All students enrolled in a master at Sciences Po must conduct an administrative registration from their student account (option "Student interface – Administrative processing" on the main menu).

For questions about your administrative registration or your fees, feel free to contact the Administrative Service (9 rue de la Chaise - 75007 Paris).

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