Admissions are open!

As of 24 October 2019, we are accepting applications for the 2020-21 academic year for our Bachelor's, Master's and PhD programmes! Find below the deadlines and procedures to follow for each of our programmes.

Admissions Procedures: How to Apply to Sciences Po

International Undergraduate Admissions

Applications to our undergraduate programme are open to:

  • students in their final year of secondary education
  • students who have obtained a high school diploma or equivalent during the two school years prior to the intake they are applying for.

Our undergraduate programme takes place over three years. Students graduate with a Bachelor of Arts degree.

Admission decisions are announced on a rolling basis, so the earlier you submit your application, the sooner you will be notified of Sciences Po's decision.

Discover the undergraduate admissions procedure for international students

Undergraduate College admissions dates for international students:

  • Opening of the application period: 24 October 2019
  • Deadline for applications: 6 weeks prior to your chosen interview session
  • Deadline for applicants wishing to be considered for for the Emile Boutmy Scholarship: 6 weeks prior to your chosen interview session

If you are considering applying to one of our dual degrees, please consult pages dedicated to each of our dual programmes with other international universities.

International Graduate Admissions

Open to students who have already obtained a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in France or abroad, Sciences Po’s seven graduate schools, with their 27 master’s programmes and 23 dual degrees, prepare students for their integration into professional life. All applications must be submitted online.

Discover the graduate admissions procedure for international students

Graduate admissions dates for international students:

  • Opening of the application period: 3 October 2019
  • Deadline for applications: 1 March 2020
  • Deadline for applicants wishing to be considered for the Emile Boutmy Scholarship: 15 December 2019
  • Deadline for applicants wishing to be considered for the Eiffel Scholarship: 3 November 2019

If you are considering applying to one of our dual degrees, please consult the admissions calendar specific to each programme.

Find out more about the admission deadlines for our dual master’s programmes

One-Year Master’s Courses

Our one-year master’s programmes are tailored towards young professionals wishing to obtain the academic expertise necessary to accelerate their career paths.

International admissions dates for our One-Year Master’s programmes

  • Opening of the application period: 3 October 2019
  • Deadline for applications: 15 April 2020

Find out more about the admissions procedure for our one-year master’s courses

Direct admission to a PhD

Applicants who already hold a Master’s degree, whether from France or abroad, and wish to enter a Sciences Po doctoral programme directly at the PhD level must submit their online application by one of the following deadlines:

  • Opening of the application period: mid-October 2019
  • Deadline for applications: 20 May 2020

Doctoral programme applicants may be asked to sit an interview, either at Sciences Po or via videoconference or telephone. The application is available exclusively online.

More information on direct PhD admissions

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