"I wanted to make sure my skills were still up to date"

  • Megan Carroll on the Sciences Po campus in Paris ©Sciences PoMegan Carroll on the Sciences Po campus in Paris ©Sciences Po

After ten years with General Electric, Megan Carroll wanted to make sure her skills were up to date and relevant to the European market. In September, she enrolled in the one-year Master’s programme in Financial Regulation and Risk Management on the Sciences Po campus in Paris.

Before you enrolled at Sciences Po, you worked for several years at General Electric in the banking sector. Why did you decide to go back to university?

Art Basel and the Artworld: The Transformative Decade

  • Mars Spiegler, Global Director, Art Basel ©Art BaselMars Spiegler, Global Director, Art Basel ©Art Basel

Art Basel's Global Director Marc Spiegler speaks to the Sciences Po School of Management and Innovation on how digitalism, globalism, wealth transfer and psychographic shifts have redefined the international art market.

A programme for budding entrepreneurs

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he Sciences Po Entrepreneurship programme is open to all students who want to start a business or simply build their entrepreneurial skills.

At the end of this 5-step programme, a few students are selected to join the Sciences Po incubator and benefit from one year of support to launch their startup.

"10 reasons to choose Sciences Po"

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Sciences Po hosts 13,000 students, half are international, representing 150 countries. International education, excellent academics, promising career prospects, vibrant student life, influential network… Discover ten of the many reasons why students from all over the world choose a Sciences Po education.

Tips and tricks for your arrival in France and at Sciences Po

  • Students sitting on the Péniche at the Reims campus ©Martin ArgyrogloStudents sitting on the Péniche at the Reims campus ©Martin Argyroglo

La bise, La Péniche, Urkund.... Learn a few basics about daily life in France and at Sciences Po.

“La bise” is a custom you cannot escape

In France, almost every time you greet or say goodbye to someone, you have to “faire la bise”. Basically this means kissing each other’s cheeks, but there are subtle details to understand before you really master the art of “la bise”.

"Entrepreneurship: why do young women hold back?"

  • Anne Boring ©Sciences PoAnne Boring ©Sciences Po

It's a fact: there are fewer female than male students involved in the start-ups incubated at Sciences Po. Economist Anne Boring specialises in gender inequality. She explains why young women may not feel legitimate enough to start a business and presents the initiatives Sciences Po is putting in place to help young women break the vicious circle of self-depreciation.

Why do young women seem to be more reluctant to start a business venture?

Anne Boring:

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