Summer School courses in social sciences

  • 2015 social sciences lecture (photo: Lika Banshoya)2015 social sciences lecture (photo: Lika Banshoya)

The social sciences track offers a variety of courses in Sciences Po’s most popular disciplines of study.  To receive information about the 2017 classes as soon as it is available, sign up for the Summer School newsletter.

June 2016 session core social sciences courses

The European Union at a Crossroads

  • Professors: Jan Rovny, Francesco Saraceno, Eleonora Russo, Imola Streho
  • Disciplines: Political Science, Economics, Law, History
  • Language of Instruction: English

Download the European Union at a Crossroads 2016 syllabus (PDF, 160 Ko).

Political Economics 

  • Professor: Ruben Durante
  • Disciplines: Economics, Political Science
  • Language of Instruction: English

Download the Political Economics 2016 syllabus (PDF, 300 Ko).

June 2016 session optional social sciences course

The History of France Through Parisian Footprints: Antiquity to the Enlightenment

  • Professor: Azélina Jaboulet-Vercherre
  • Discipline: History
  • Language of Instruction: English

Download The History of France Through Parisian Footprints: Antiquity to the Enlightenment 2016 syllabus (PDF, 348 Ko).

Learn more about this optional course, which was available to admitted 2016 students enrolled in a core social sciences course.

 July 2016 session core social sciences courses

 The Challenge of World Poverty: Problems and Solutions

  • Professor: Elise Huillery
  • Disciplines: Economics, International Relations, Public Policy
  • Language of Instruction: English

Download The Challenge of World Poverty: Problems and Solutions 2016 syllabus (PDF, 200 Ko).

Comparative Perspectives on Migration Issues

  • Professor: Ariane Chebel d'Appollonia
  • Disciplines: International Relations, Public Policy
  • Language of Instruction: English

Download the Comparative Perspectives on Migration Issues 2016 syllabus (PDF, 230 Ko).

Une histoire politique de l'Europe au XXe siècle

  • Professor: Mathieu Fulla
  • Disciplines: History, Political Science
  • Language of Instruction: French

Download the Une histoire politique de l'Europe au XXe siècle 2016 syllabus (PDF, 320 Ko).

Human Security

  • Professor: Shahrbanou Tadjbakhsh
  • Disciplines: International Relations, Public Policy
  • Language of Instruction: English

Download the Human Security 2016 syllabus (PDF, 171 Ko).

Gender Equality and Societies

  • Professor: Hélène Périvier
  • Disciplines: Gender Studies, Economics, Sociology, History, Law, Political Science
  • Language of Instruction: English

Download the Gender Equality and Societies 2016 syllabus (PDF, 422 Ko).

Social Policies in Europe and the United States: Origins, Reforms, Challenges

  • Professors: Bruno Palier, Nathalie Morel, Allison Rovny
  • Disciplines: Public Policy, Political Science
  • Language of Instruction: English

Download the Social Policies in Europe and the United States 2016 syllabus (PDF, 654 Ko).

Sustainable Development in the 21st Century

  • Professor: Tancrède Voituriez
  • Disciplines: Public Policy, Economics, International Relations
  • Language of Instruction: English

Download the Sustainable Development in the 21st Century 2016 syllabus (PDF, 308 Ko).

July 2016 session optional social sciences course

The History of France Through Parisian Footprints: The French Revolution to World War II

  • Professor: Irène Favier
  • Discipline: History
  • Language of Instruction: English

Download The History of France Through Parisian Footprints: The French Revolution to World War II 2016 syllabus (PDF, 230 Ko).

Learn more about this optional course, which was available to admitted 2016 students enrolled in a core social sciences course.