Pre-College Programme Overview

Sciences Po opens its doors to secondary school students from around the world as part of the Summer School’s Pre-College Programme. This programme is an opportunity to discover Sciences Po and experience college life and academics at one of France’s leading universities.

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Eligibility

The Pre-College Programme is open to students currently enrolled in secondary school and who will still be in secondary school in Fall 2019. Applicants must be at least 15 years old at the time of the programme.  Learn more.

Academic Programme

The Pre-College Programme offers challenging coursework combining the study of social sciences and French language courses, designed to give secondary school students a taste of university academics at Sciences Po. Students have core courses in the social sciences, including Master Classes and tutorials taught in English, and an elective course of their choice: either French language or an introduction to one of Sciences Po’s disciplines, taught in English or French. In addition to weekday classes, cultural activities and excursions are organized on the weekends. Learn more.

Date and location

The Pre-College Programme takes place over three weeks from 7-27 July 2019 for two weeks on Sciences Po's Reims campus and one week on the Paris campus. Accommodation is provided near campus in both cities. Learn more.

Download the 2019 provisional calendar (PDF, 497 KB).

Practical Information