Mary Robinson, now President of the Elders and climate justice activist, was the seventh President of Ireland, and the first woman ever to hold this office. She also served as United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights from 1997 to 2002 and as Chancellor of the Trinity College Dublin for twenty years. In June 2019, she was the guest of honour at the Paris School of International Affairs’ graduation ceremony. In her talk, she gives graduates 3 key steps to do their part in the fight against climate change. Watch the video to find out what they are.
Our Graduate Schools’ Open House Day on 28 November 2020 gathered 8,000 online visitors interested in our various master's programmes, dual degrees, career prospects, admissions procedures and financial aid opportunities! In case you weren’t able to attend or you’re interested in the presentations of some of our other schools, you can watch the presentation videos on replay below.More
Article written by Ellen Thalman (Hertie School) on the first jointly taught CIVICA course between Sciences Po and the Hertie School.
Voter participation is an emotional topic, as students from Sciences Po and the Hertie School discovered in their jointly taught course, “Democracy in Crisis,” a few days after the 2020 US election. Reading for the class included “Why do all our feelings about politics matter?” (Laura Jenkins, The British Journal of Politics and International Relations, 2018), and a group of students prepared a presentation on voter suppression in the US.More
On 25 November 2020, Sciences Po is launching the European Chair for Sustainable Development and Climate Transition. It will be the first chair to be co-hosted by our two largest graduate schools: the School of Public Affairs, led by Dean Yann Algan, and the Paris School of International Affairs (PSIA), led by Dean Enrico Letta. The Chair would not be possible without the support of its three sponsors: Hermès, HSBC and the European Investment Bank.More
Intergenerational justice will be the key theme driving the dialogue among more than two-dozen university presidents who will gather virtually Nov. 22-24 for the U7+ Alliance of World Universities Presidential Summit, originally launched by Sciences Po in 2019 and hosted this year by Northwestern University.More
Our 2020 Undergraduate Open Day attracted 12,000 online visitors on Saturday, 14 November. If you were unable to attend the various workshops, below are some videos to watch on replay that will give you some essential information about Sciences Po, our undergraduate programme, and our new admissions procedure.More
Are you applying to Sciences Po for your bachelor’s degree? Start your application now! For the 2021 undergraduate intake, our admissions procedure has changed: all applications now include three short “personal essays.” These essays are one of the four evaluations of the procedure. Here are some useful tips and tricks to guide you before you start writing!More
Multidisciplinarity. The third year abroad. History. Political Science. Studying in Paris. Studying outside Paris. Every student has their own reason to pursue their undergraduate studies at Sciences Po. So what are the social sciences and humanities that are taught at Sciences Po? What can this education lead to in the future? We interviewed Stéphanie Balme, Dean of the Undergraduate College, about Sciences Po’s distinctive education style.More