Graduation 2018: Rewatch the ceremonies!

This year, four graduation ceremonies were held at the Grand Auditorium of the Maison de la Radio in Paris. 2,394 students received their diplomas between inspiring speeches from graduates, Director Frédéric Mion, Director of Studies and Academic Affairs Cornelia Woll, and a multitude of guests of honor who embody our values and educational philosophy. Rewatch the ceremonies below and see tweets and photos on social networks: #SCPOGrad2018

Ceremony 1: Law SchoolSchool of JournalismDoctoral SchoolUrban School - Friday, 29 June from 11:00 am to 1:30 pm

With Christophe Jamin, Director of the Sciences Po Law School, Bruno Patino, Director of the School of Journalism, Pierre François, dean of the Doctoral School, and Patrick Le Galès, dean of the Urban School. Ceremony hosted by Brigitte Fouilland, Executive Director of the Urban School. Watch the ceremony here.

Ceremony 2: School of Public Affairs - Friday, 29 June from 6:00 pm to 8:15 pm 

With Yann Algan, Director of the School of Public Affairs. Ceremony hosted by Sana de Courcelles, Executive Director of the School of Public Affairs. Watch the ceremony here.

Ceremony 3: School of Management and Innovation - Saturday, 30 June from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm 

With Benoît Thieulin and Marie-Laure Djelic, co-deans of the School of Management and Innovation. Ceremony hosted by Olivier Guillet, Executive Director of the School of Management and Innovation. Watch the ceremony here.

Ceremony 4: Paris School of International Affairs - Saturday, 30 June from 6:00 pm to 8:25 pm

With Enrico Letta, dean of the Paris School of International Affairs. Ceremony hosted by Mark Maloney, vice-dean of the School of International Affairs. Watch the ceremony here.

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