Paris ranks in the top 5 student cities

For the sixth year in a row, Paris has placed in the top five QS Best Student Cities 2018.

The ranking highlights Paris’ comparatively affordable tuition fees, its reputation for culture and academic excellence, as well as the impressive career prospects of students.

At Sciences Po, over 47% of students come from outside France. International students as well as French students study at an internationally-renowned university, and engage in a unique multicultural community. Students can enjoy the French lifestyle right from the city centre, in the heart of Saint-Germain-des-Prés.

4th in Politics and International Studies

Sciences Po is ranked fourth internationally among research universities for Politics & International Studies. Our degrees fast-track graduates to key positions in both the public and private sectors. Nearly 90 percent of Sciences Po graduates find work within six months of graduation. Options traverse a wide range of sectors, with a concentration of students going on to jobs consulting, banking and public administration.

Learn from the best academics and professionals

Courses at Sciences Po are taught by distinguished professors and internationally-renowned practitioners: over 5,000 instructors with backgrounds in academia, business or public administration. This blend of academic and practical instruction gives students a unique, well-rounded profile, highly sought after by leading recruiters.

Engage with a unique multicultural community of top international students

At Sciences Po, nearly half of students come from outside France. Our international students represent more than 140 countries and many of the world’s leading institutions. This multicultural environment means students interact constantly with different cultures and viewpoints in their life and study.

Join Sciences Po’s international network of 65,000 alumni

Sciences Po has been educating decision-makers in the public and private sectors for the past 140 years. Notable Sciences Po alumni include heads of state, government, and international organisations, as well as leading figures in business, finance, academia, journalism, and the arts.

Financial constraints are not an obstacle to studying

At Sciences Po, nearly one in four students receive financial assistance. To make sure our students can concentrate on their studies, Sciences Po grants tuition exemptions and financial aid to those in need. Tuition fees are also calculated on a sliding scale based on the resources of each student.

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