How Cities Adapt to Climate change

Opening of a new master’s at the Urban School
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Cities are at the forefront of the search for solutions to the climate crisis. Future actors in the field of urban governance in Europe now have the possibility to learn how to manage environmental challenges in the new master’s programme of the Urban School “Governing Ecological Transitions in European Cities”, opening at the start of the 2020 academic year.

From Sciences Po to the European Parliament

Hear from Charlotte, a Sciences Po alumna and European Parliamentary Assistant
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Charlotte Nørlund-Matthiessen did her undergraduate studies on the Dijon campus, which hosts the European specialisation programme with a focus on Central and Eastern Europe, before enrolling in the European Affairs Master’s programme at Sciences Po. Since graduating in 2012, she has worked on multiple projects inspired by her drive to build a stronger Europe.

Summer School: Applications are Open

Every summer, Sciences Po offers intensive courses to students from around the world
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The Summer School is an opportunity for students from around the world to discover Sciences Po over the course of a summer on our Paris and Reims campuses.  Here’s what you need to know before starting your application!

In 2019, the Summer School offers two programmes:

Building Bridges for Solar Power

After graduating from PSIA, Immaculada Miracle has entered the realm of international collaboration on solar energy projects
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Immaculada Miracle graduated in June 2018 with a Master’s in International Development from the Sciences Po Paris School of International Affairs. She now works as an International Manager at both the French National Institute for Solar Energy (INES) (fr) and the International Solar Alliance (ISA).

Sciences Po Girls Conquer Rugby

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Tabea Biesemeier, a student from Germany, sees joining Sciences Po’s all girls rugby team as the best decision she made while an undergraduate on the campus of Nancy. Playing rugby has allowed her to practice her French and meet new people, from Sciences Po as well as outside.

Experiencing the French Job Market

Meet Emily, a second year international student who balances her Master’s in Communications with an apprenticeship at a PR agency
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Emily Olyarchuk is a second-year Master’s student in Communications at the School of Management and Innovation and an apprentice at Burson Marsteller, a global PR agency with offices in Paris. We interviewed her on the benefits of gaining professional experience alongside studying and the process of finding an apprenticeship in France as an international student.

Live Q&A Sessions on our Master's Programmes

Ask Sciences Po students your questions live
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This November and December, the Sciences Po undergraduate college and seven graduate schools will run a series of live Q&A sessions. Tune in live to meet current Sciences Po students and graduate school deans and ask any questions you may have about admissions, education, financial aid, career prospects, life in Paris and more!

From Sciences Po to Fashion Design

Jingjing Fan, Sciences Po alumna turned fashion designer, discusses entrepreneurship
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Since graduating from Sciences Po in 2011 with a Master's degree in Finance and Strategy, Jingjing Fan has been pursuing her lifelong passion in the fashion industry. She founded Elleme, a luxury accessories brand based in the Marais but with an outlook that is global. Hear more about her path from Sciences Po to haute couture.

"Intelligence(s)" by Anders Sandberg

An exceptional guest at the School of Management and Innovation
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Anders Sandberg is Senior Research Fellow at the Future of Humanity Institute at the Oxford Martin School, University of Oxford. His research centres on societal and ethical issues surrounding neuroscience, human enhancement and new technologies.

"Cities in the planetary garden"

Leoluca Orlando, Mayor of Palermo, lectures at the Urban School
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Known for his work fighting the Sicilian mafia as Mayor of Palermo in the 1980s and 90s, Leoluca Orlando now uses his position to advance the rights of migrants within Italy and elsewhere. He is currently negotiating to persuade the EU to allow freedom of movement for migrants. Follow his keynote speech,‘Cities in the Planetary Garden’, at the rentrée of the Sciences Po Urban School.

Biography:

Sharyl Attkisson at the School of Journalism

Watch her keynote
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For the start of this academic year, the School of Journalism’s guest of honour was award-winning investigative journalist Sharyl Attkisson. Formerly an anchor for CNN and CBS News and now host of Full Measure, a US investigative news series, Attkisson has won multiple Emmy Awards and published two best-selling works of non-fiction, The Smear and Stonewalled.

A dream come true

The heartfelt testimony of one of our 2018 graduates
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After receiving her diploma, Meggy Pyaneeandee, 2018 graduate of the School of Management and Innovation and Miss Île-de-France 2016, wrote a heartfelt letter to Sciences Po. Read her story.

Dear Sciences Po,

It was very important to me to express my gratitude for these last six years.

Congratulations class of 2018!

See the highlights of the 2018 Graduation Ceremonies
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The President of the Republic of Estonia, the former President of the Human Rights League, the founding dean of the Blavatnik School of Government at the University of Oxford, the President of Publicis France, and most of all, passionate graduates with bright futures ahead -- the Graduation Ceremonies of 2018 were two extraordinary days of inspiration, celebration and pride. See the highlights in the video above.

See more

The speech of Kersti Kaljulaid, President of the Republic of Estonia and Guest of Honour

CORE: A different way to study economics

A new manual to better understand the world we live in
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In recent years, students and teachers alike have come to realize that there is an insufficient culture and knowledge of economics in our society. The study of economics and the reality of how our world operates differ enormously. This realization led to the creation of CORE, a new course and manual developed by professors of economics from around the world, including Yann Algan at Sciences Po.

7 reasons to choose a One-Year Master's at Sciences Po

Sciences Po offers one-year Master’s for young graduates and early- to mid career- professionals seeking to take their career to the next level
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Sciences Po in Paris offers one-year Master’s programmes for young professionals who want to fast-track their career. Each of these intensive programmes is taught in English in Paris. Discover seven of the many reasons young professionals from all over the world choose Sciences Po to take their expertise to the next level.

6 One-Year Master's for professionals from 6 fields

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Sciences Po offers one-year Master’s programmes for young graduates and early- to mid-career professionals who want to fast-track their career. Each of these six intensive programmes is taught in English on the Sciences Po campus in Paris.

"As arbitration practitioners, we have a duty to take part in institution building"

  • Leia Shin in ParisLeia Shin in Paris

After four years of working as a lawyer in international arbitration and cross-border litigation, Leia Shin (33) decided that it was time to take her expertise to the next level. She left Lee & Ko, the second largest law firm in Seoul, to begin an LLM in Transnational Arbitration & Dispute Settlement at the Sciences Po Law School in Paris.

A new MBA/MPA dual degree between HEC Paris and Sciences Po

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French business school HEC and Sciences Po are launching a dual Master's degree in Business Administration (MBA) and Public Affairs (MPA).
 

"Management skills are crucial for anyone interested in public policymaking"

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Paul Laurent is a student enrolled in a dual Master’s degree offered by the Sciences Po School of Public Affairs and Bocconi University. He is currently completing his year at Bocconi University in Milan. Interview.

You’re studying management at Bocconi University this year. Can you tell us about your courses and about the educational approach at Bocconi University more generally?

Discover the Kuwait Scholarship Programme

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The Kuwait Scholarship Programme (KSP) Excellence Scholarship supports outstanding students admitted to Sciences Po and enrolled in a programme at Master’s level.

Students may apply in one of the three categories outlined below depending on their eligibility:

New scholarships for students from Sub-Saharan Africa

Sciences Po joins the MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program
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The MasterCard Foundation has just announced a six-year, USD$8.2 million (around €7.6 million) partnership with Sciences Po, to offer 120 bright, next-generation leaders from African countries a world-class social sciences education at one of Europe’s leading universities.
 

Why choose Paris for your Master's degree?

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Khasan Redjaboev is from Uzbekistan and a graduate of the dual degree programme between Sciences Po and the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, NUS.

Sciences Po launches the School of Management and Innovation

To train professionals capable of rethinking the role of business in society
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Today, business is under increasing scrutiny with regard to its social responsibilities. By contributing to economic growth, companies play a significant social and political role in addition to their economic one, with an impact at the local, national and transnational levels. They are now expected to reconcile the interests of their shareholders with those of many other stakeholders, while addressing issues of the common good.

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