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.

June 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 syllabus (PDF, 160 Ko).

Political Economics 

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

Download the Political Economics syllabus (PDF, 300 Ko) and readings (PDF, 130Ko).

Statistics for Policy Makers

  • Professor: Bruno Cautrès
  • Disciplines: Statistics, Public Policy
  • Language of Instruction: English

Download the Statistics for Policy Makers syllabus (PDF, 423 Ko).

June 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 syllabus (PDF, 348 Ko).

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

 July 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 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 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 syllabus (PDF, 320 Ko).

Human Security

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

Download the Human Security syllabus (PDF, 372 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 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 syllabus (PDF, 500 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 syllabus (PDF, 308 Ko).

July 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 syllabus (PDF, 230 Ko).

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