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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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.

Xiaorui Zhou, 2020 Rhodes Scholar

This prestigious scholarship will allow Xiaorui Zhou to pursue two master's degrees at the University of Oxford
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Sciences Po undergraduate student Xiaorui Zhou is one of the four Chinese students to become a 2020 Rhodes scholar. This prestigious scholarship allows outstanding students to spend two years at the University of Oxford pursuing a postgraduate degree. Xiaorui is currently completing her double degree with Sciences Po and the National University of Singapore (NUS), majoring in History and Middle Eastern studies.

Sciences + Sciences Po : An Unprecedented Dual Degree

Two new programmes will be offered starting in the fall of 2020
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At the start of the 2020-2021 academic year, Sciences Po will be offering a new interdisciplinary dual bachelor’s degree, the “BASc”, or the Bachelor of Arts and Sciences, combining the study of hard science with the social sciences and humanities. In partnership with multiple French universities, this dual degree is the first of its kind in France. Taught over four years, the aim of these programmes is to build the tools to analyse and act upon global challenges of the 21st century. Two of the programmes within the BASc focus particularly on the ecological transition.

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All you need to know about Undergraduate Applications

The Sciences Po Admissions team answers some of the most frequently asked questions from international applicants
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The Sciences Po Undergraduate College is currently accepting applications from international students for the 2020 intake. To help you with your application, our admissions team has selected some of the most frequently asked questions from prospective international undergraduates.

Interested in Sciences Po's Programmes? Check out our live Q&A sessions

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It’s that time of year again! Sciences Po has been live to answer all the questions you may have about our programmes, admission procedures, courses, student life and so on!

Are you currently in high school and interested in attending college abroad? Sciences Po offers a 3-year bachelor’s degree programme in the social sciences and humanities. You may have questions about our undergraduate college, international admission procedure, life on campus, etc.

Open House Days 2019: Visit our Regional Campuses

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Visit Sciences Po and discover our Bachelor's degree in the Humanities & Social Sciences! You can study the Sciences Po undergraduate programme in one of our 7 campuses all over France. Get to know the programme, courses and all the benefits of studying at one of France's leading universities.

International admissions for the 2020 intake are now open!

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International admissions for the 2020 intake are now open!

10 Reasons to Study in Reims

Discover the largest of the undergraduate campuses
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After having learned that one could study at Sciences Po while being outside of Paris, most high schoolers ask themselves THE fateful question: what differences are there between the seven different campuses of the undergraduate college? And how does one choose between the cities of Dijon, Le Havre, Menton, Nancy, Paris, Poitiers or Reims? Learn more about the ‘champagne campus’ and discover its solid arguments.

Reims students will now study in the Dean Awn Library

A Tribute to the Late Dean Emeritus of Columbia University’s School of General Studies
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Energetic. Supportive. Eccentric. Intellectual. Non-traditional. Witty. Brilliant. Passionate. When colleagues and alumni are asked to describe the late Dean Emeritus Peter J. Awn of the Columbia University School of General Studies, adjectives begin to flow. As of September 2019, his name will adorn the state-of-the-art library of our Reims campus.

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