Live the Sciences Po experience

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

Summer School

2016 Summer School students in Paris
Manuel Braun

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

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.
  • Held online and on the Paris campus in the historic Saint-Germain-des-Prés neighbourhood.
  • Open to university students, graduates and professionnals, as well as students in their final year of secondary school who will enroll in university in Fall 2021.

There will be a separate social and cultural programme for the online session and the on-campus session. Both programmes will also include career workshops to help students prepare their professional skills for the workplace.

Learn more about the University Programme.

University Programme - Winter School

Features of the Winter School:

  • Choose one course of intensive study in the social sciences.
  • Held during January.
  • Open to university students, graduates and professionnals.

Students will also have the chance to participate in a social and cultural programme that includes a variety of activities and visits of Parisian landmarks.

Learn more about the Winter School.

Pre-College Programme - Online

Features of the Pre-College Programme:

  • Challenging coursework in social sciences.
  • Two separate two-week sessions in the month of July.
  • Study online with students from around the world.
  • Open to students who will be at least 15 years old at the time of the programme and enrolled in secondary school in Fall 2021.

Learn more about the Pre-College Programme.

After classes, the Summer School also offers students the opportunity to participate in a variety of online social activities and virtual visits of Parisian landmarks.

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.

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