Research Studies: What is their purpose?

Research Studies: What is their purpose?

“Our job is to diagnose  the world as it is”: Pierre François, Dean of the School of Research (formerly the Doctoral School) reflects on the specificities and advantages of research training, a vocation that has become more essential and demanding than ever in the context of the global health crisis that is disrupting “the day-to-day routine of the social sector.”

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In first jointly taught CIVICA master's course, students explore “Democracy in Crisis”

In first jointly taught CIVICA master's course, students explore “Democracy in Crisis”

This is a first for CIVICA: around 25 students from the Hertie School in Berlin and 45 students from Sciences Po participated in the first jointly taught course by CIVICA - the alliance created in 2019 that brings together eight European universities. This fall 2020, professors Florence Faucher of Sciences Po and Christian Freudlsperger of the Hertie School focused on a subject of public interest to the whole world: "Democracy in crisis".

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Launch of the European Chair for Sustainable Development and Climate Transition

Launch of the European Chair for Sustainable Development and Climate Transition

On 25 November 2020, Sciences Po launched the European Chair for Sustainable Development and Climate Transition. It is 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. This Chair would not be possible without the support of its three sponsors: Hermès, HSBC and the European Investment Bank.

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Recap of our 2020 Undergraduate Open House Day

Recap of our 2020 Undergraduate Open House Day

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.

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What Do Undergraduates Study at Sciences Po?

What Do Undergraduates Study at Sciences Po?

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.

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Undergraduate Admissions: One Procedure For All Candidates

Undergraduate Admissions: One Procedure For All Candidates

Starting in 2021, all applicants to Sciences Po’s undergraduate college - whether French or international - will follow the same admissions procedure. A multifaceted assessment consisting of four evaluations, with clear, transparent and identical criteria, in order to select the best talents. Explanations below. 

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