Who are our 2018 Graduates?

Bright and committed students. Promising futures. Prestigious guests and inspiring speeches. Parents brimming with pride. For the closing of this academic year, the Sciences Po graduation ceremony will gather on Friday, 29th of June and Saturday, 30th of June 2018, nearly 2,400 graduates and their guests at the grand auditorium of the Maison de la Radio in Paris. So who are the graduates of the Class of 2018?

2,394 Graduating Students

  • From 7 Schools and 40 specialisations within different Master’s programmes
  • Nearly 300 are part of a Dual Degree programme (French and International)
  • 1,000 are international students and represent 95 different nationalities
  • 58% of the 2018 graduates are women

4 Ceremonies

As in 2017, no less than four graduation ceremonies will be held in the grand auditorium of Radio France. What we can expect: many inspiring speeches from graduates, our Director Frédéric Mion, Cornelia Woll, Director of Studies and Academic Affairs, and a multitude of guests of honor who embody our values and educational philosophy. But suspense: their names will only be revealed at the very last moment! Here is the programme for these two exceptional days:

Ceremony 1: Law School, School of Journalism, Doctoral School, Urban 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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