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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Our Regional Campuses Open Their Doors

Are you a high school student hoping to apply to Sciences Po? Teaching, programmes, campus life: come and ask us all your questions at one of the Open House Days on our six regional campuses. A unique opportunity to meet the students, lecturers, and course leaders of the Sciences Po Undergraduate College.

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Prioritising Mental Health at Sciences Po

Prioritising Mental Health at Sciences Po

With a busy academic schedule and a wealth of extra-curricular activities to balance alongside, life at Sciences Po can feel intense at times. With this in mind, the university is committed to prioritising questions of mental health and promoting the welfare of its students. It sees the provision of emotional and mental support as a responsibility of equal importance to teaching in order to help students reach their full academic and personal potential at Sciences Po.

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Sciences Po aims to raise 100 million euros by 2022

Sciences Po aims to raise 100 million euros by 2022

Without sponsors, Sciences Po would not exist. Neither would the renowned Equal Opportunity Programme (CEP). For many years now, donors’  commitment of donors have made many projects come to life, particularly in terms of social innovation. Sciences Po has now launched its most ambitious fundraising campaign in its history, with a goal to raise 100 million euros by 2022, Sciences Po’s 150th anniversary. 

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120 Mastercard Scholars to study at Sciences Po

120 Mastercard Scholars to study at Sciences Po

As of 2017, Sciences Po and the Mastercard Foundation provide full scholarships to students with great academic potential and limited financial resources. Over six years, this program will support 120 students from Sub-Saharan Africa admitted to its undergraduate, graduate and summer programs. This exceptional scholarship program aims to recruit talented students who aspire to shape the future of the African continent and help them develop their full potential.

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"When I discovered the French startup ecosystem, I was hooked"

On 11 October, delegates from Station F spoke at Sciences Po to give students a glimpse of life inside the biggest start-up campus in the world – and the only one in Paris. Station F Director Roxanne Varza, an alumna of Sciences Po, discussed the richness of possibility for entrepreneurs starting out in one of the tech world’s most underrated capital cities, as well as Station F’s methods for reeling in the very best of them. We asked where her particular passion for the French entrepreneurial ecosystem came from and what role universities have to play in inspiring the founders of tomorrow's tech giants.

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Why Recruit from Sciences Po?

Why Recruit from Sciences Po?

As part of a programme of initiatives designed to introduce students to the wealth of professional pathways open to them upon graduation, Sciences Po organises each year a Careers Forum that brings together major employers and their potential future employees. What did the employers present at the Forum have in common? All share an interest in the open-mindedness, multi-disciplinarity, and breadth of knowledge that characterise the Sciences Po profile.

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App Icons are the New Trademarks

App Icons are the New Trademarks

The explosion of the mobile app market has completely changed the way that consumers interact with logos and trademarks. Apps now rely on their icons to distinguish them from large numbers of brands offering similar and rival services. Zeeger Vink, Intellectual Property Lawyer and Lecturer in Communications, Media & Creative Industries at the School of Management and Innovation, gives ten recommendations to ensure the creation of a strong, distinctive, and protected app icon. Watch his tutorial.

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On Board the Peace Boat

On Board the Peace Boat

This week is Oceans Week at Sciences Po and alongside a series of events on the topic, we spoke to Eve Isambourg, a third year undergraduate student and ocean activist. After two years of study at the Sciences Po Paris campus, Eve spent her third year abroad raising awareness of oceanic issues around the world. The last stop on her mission: a conference of the UN in New York.

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