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Academics at a glance
Students, professionals, general public: discover all Sciences Po courses
Students gain admission to Sciences Po after passing the Baccalauréat (or a foreign equivalent) or having completed an undergraduate or graduate program. We also welcome students with one or more years of professional experience, as well as those preparing for competitive examinations.
Bachelor level: the Undergraduate College and the Bachelor Programme
Accessible from the Baccalauréat (or a foreign equivalent), the Sciences Po Undergraduate College is an undergraduate programme that takes place in three years, on one of the 7 campuses of the institution. It awards a Bachelor's degree from Sciences Po which is the equivalent of a "licence" at a French national level.
The programme centres on six core courses within the humanities and social sciences - economics, law, history, humanities, political science and sociology. These are complemented by artistic and scientific disciplines.
Discover the Undergraduate College programmes
Discover our 7 campuses and their geographical minors
Master Level: 7 Graduate Schools
Sciences Po’s 7 Schools welcome graduate students from all over the world. The two years of Master’s study include three semesters at Sciences Po in Paris and one semester away interning or studying in France or within our partner network abroad.
Our graduate programmes provide students with both an in-depth academic background in the social sciences and hands-on experience of the professional field they aim to work in.
Discover all our Masters at a glance
- 29 two-year Master’s programmes, each with a wide choice of concentrations.
- Sciences Po has partnered with internationally renowned universities to offer dual-degree programmes at the Master's and PhD levels.
Discover the 7 specialised schools offering these masters
PhD Level: Five PhD Programmes
The Sciences Po School of Research offers five PhD programmes in law, economics, history, political science and sociology. Our students benefit from the expertise of internationally renowned thesis supervisors and can receive personalised supervision at each of Sciences Po's research centres.
Young Professionals: One-Year Master's Programmes
One-year Master’s programmes at Sciences Po deliver an intensive curriculum designed for young professionals seeking to take their career to the next level. These programmes are taught in English.
Competitive Exam Preparation
Sciences Po offers competitive exam preparation for students aspiring to positions in the French or European civil service or the judiciary, as well as those looking to become lawyers, police commissioners or certified history professors.
From short courses to degree awarding programmes, the programmes offered by Sciences Po Executive Education draw from the university’s educational model to meet the specific needs of public- and private-sector professionals. Whether the focus is on management, organisation, a development model or a contemporary issue, we offer cutting edge support programmes to accompany professionals in a wide range of career paths.
Available to any and all, the Summer School lets you take social sciences and French language classes at Sciences Po while spending the summer discovering Paris.
Sciences Po offers online courses for all on the FUN (France Université Numérique) and Coursera platforms.
of students have a crous scholarship
of our graduates work abroad
of our graduates find their first job within 6 months of graduating