Virtual Open House Day 6 February 2021

This open house day event will be online only
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Discover Sciences Po and our Bachelor's degree in the Humanities & Social Sciences! You can pursue your undergraduate studies at Sciences Po on any one of our 7 campuses all over France. Learn more about the programme, courses and all the benefits of studying at one of France's leading universities.

This open house day event will be online only to allow as many people as possible to participate despite possible health restrictions. No visitors will be welcomed on our campuses.

Recap of our 2020 Undergraduate Open House Day

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Our 2020 Undergraduate Open Day attracted 12,000 online visitors on Saturday, 14 November. If you were unable to attend the various workshops, below are some videos to watch on replay that will give you some essential information about Sciences Po, our undergraduate programme, and our new admissions procedure.

Undergraduate Admissions: One Procedure For All Candidates

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  • Undergraduate Admissions Procedure 2021 © Sandrine Gaudin / Sciences PoUndergraduate Admissions Procedure 2021 © Sandrine Gaudin / Sciences Po

Starting in 2021, all applicants to Sciences Po’s undergraduate college - whether French or international - will follow the same admissions procedure. A multifaceted assessment consisting of four evaluations, with clear, transparent and identical criteria, in order to select the best talents. Explanations below. 

The Undergraduate College Kicks Off the 2020-21 Academic Year

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  • Näel Soilen, student on the Poitiers campus ©Sciences PoNäel Soilen, student on the Poitiers campus ©Sciences Po

Although the kick-off to a new academic year has never quite looked like this one due to the enduring health crisis, our new and returning undergraduate students showed resilience, determination and excitement as they set foot on our seven campuses for their welcome sessions and first in-person classes of the fall 2020 semester.

Dual Campus: 3 Questions on Hybrid Teaching

Interview with Delphine Grouès, Dean of the Institute for Skills and Innovation
  • Delphine Grouès ©Thomas Arrivé / Sciences PoDelphine Grouès ©Thomas Arrivé / Sciences Po

After a a swift transition online due to the Covid-19 crisis last spring semester, the fall semester is starting at Sciences Po on a new "dual campus" model, with courses reinvented and taking on new formats. A few days before the start of the academic year which is set for 14 September 2020, we interviewed Delphine Grouès, Dean of the Institute for Skills and Innovation, on the pedagogical innovations of this new dual campus.

Sciences Po Med Liban: A Student-Led Initiative To Aid Beirut

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  • A Student Sorts Through Donations © Sciences Po Med LibanA Student Sorts Through Donations © Sciences Po Med Liban

On the afternoon of 4 August 2020, two explosions occurred at the port of Beirut, the capital of Lebanon. The catastrophe caused over 170 deaths, 6,000 injuries, between 10 and 15 billion dollars of property damage, and left 300,000 people homeless. Under the guidance of Campus Director Yasmina Touaibia, Lebanese students from Sciences Po’s Menton campus, both on the ground in Lebanon and in France, immediately began to think of how they could help.

Welcome Class of 2023/24 !

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The Sciences Po College is preparing to welcome its largest incoming class who will begin their undergraduate studies in Dijon, Le Havre, Menton, Nancy, Paris, Poitiers and Reims this Fall. Nearly half of our new students are international, coming from 87 countries. Amongst this historic class, just over 40 students will commence one of the two new Bachelor of Arts and Sciences Degrees, which will guide students to explore perspectives at the intersection of scientific study, the humanities and social sciences.

Back to School 2020: a "dual campus" model

Discover the modalities for the Fall 2020 semester
  • Student in the library © Paul Rentler / Sciences PoStudent in the library © Paul Rentler / Sciences Po

In response to the uncertainty facing universities worldwide with regards to the start of the next academic year, Sciences Po is mobilising to guarantee all its students as complete and demanding an education as ever. Sciences Po remains faithful to the university’s vocation of training free, critical and socially engaged minds, intellectually informed through research and interaction with professionals at the heart of our teaching. It is this wholesome and well-balanced education that will give you the means to act in a world more uncertain now than ever.

Keep Learning: Sciences Po's transition online

Interview with Bénédicte Durand, Vice President of Academic Affairs
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14,000 students from all over the world and on all continents, 700 classes per day: going online due to the current pandemic has posed an unprecedented and considerable challenge for Sciences Po. It has also been an opportunity to invent new ways to teach and learn. Bénédicte Durand, Vice President of Academic Affairs, recounts the efforts made by the Sciences Po teams to successfully carry out this transition.

"Menton Livraison": A Student-Run Volunteer Delivery Service

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  • Panorama sur les toits de la ville © Joanna Peel / Sciences PoPanorama sur les toits de la ville © Joanna Peel / Sciences Po

At the beginning of March 2020, while much of France was still living relatively undisturbed, Tommaso Campomagnani, Nolwenn Menard, Joseph Moussa and Mathilde de Solages, first-year students on the Menton campus, anticipated the possibility of a lockdown. In this small town on the French riviera where a third of the population is over sixty, they created Menton Livraison, a service allowing volunteers to deliver essential products to at-risk individuals.

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