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Summer School & Short Courses

The Summer School offers students from all over the world the opportunity to discover Sciences Po – a world-renowned university in the social sciences.

The Summer School gives students from all around the globe the chance to discover Sciences Po, one of the world's leading universities in the social sciences, over the course of a summer.  Participants have the opportunity to experience Sciences Po’s academic environment and to become a part of its international community.

University Programme - Summer School

Features of the University Programme:

  • Choose between two academic tracks: social sciences or French language.
  • Two separate four-week sessions during the months of June and July.
  • Courses offered on the Paris campus in the historic Saint-Germain-des-Prés neighbourhood.
  • Open to university students, graduates and professionals, as well as students in their final year of secondary school who will enrol in university in Fall 2023.

Students will have the chance to participate in a social and cultural programme that includes a variety of activities and visits of Parisian landmarks. The sessions also include academic and professional workshops to help students develop essential skills for their studies and the workplace.

Learn more about the University Programme.

Pre-College Programme

Features of the Pre-College Programme:

  • Challenging coursework in social sciences.
  • Two sessions this summer - One three-week session and one online session.
  • Study on both the Reims and Paris campuses or online.
  • Online Session: World Climate Negotiations Bootcamp

Open to students who will be at least 15 years old at the time of the programme and enrolled in secondary school in Fall 2023.

Outside the classroom, the Summer School also offers students the opportunity to explore life in France through a variety of activities and cultural visits.

Learn more about the Pre-College Programme.

Find out more

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Student testimonial

"The best part of the Summer School is its international student body.  There are people here from all kinds of backgrounds, cultures, and corners of the world.  This unique atmosphere really enriches the experience of being in France.”

Yiyi, China.