At the start of the 2020-21 academic year, Sciences Po will open its new Parisian address, an expansion to its current campus in Saint-Germain-des-Prés, located at 1, place Saint-Thomas d’Aquin. The former site of the Hôtel de l’Artillerie will have completed its transformation into the future Parisian campus by then, but for the moment, it is a vast playground for excavators, shovels and construction workers. Our photographer, Martin Argyroglo, had the chance to roam the construction site and capture the work in progress.More
Last year, four students of the master’s programme Regional and Urban Strategy (Stratégies territoriales et urbaines) of Sciences Po’s Urban School undertook a case study dedicated to the new site that will integrate Sciences Po’s Paris campus in 2022. By inquiring into the nature of the actions required to create a campus environment, the group shed light on the urban potential (and not only the architectural potential), that such a construction project could entail.
Energetic. Supportive. Eccentric. Intellectual. Non-traditional. Witty. Brilliant. Passionate. When colleagues and alumni are asked to describe the late Dean Emeritus Peter J. Awn of the Columbia University School of General Studies, adjectives begin to flow. As of September 2019, his name will adorn the state-of-the-art library of our Reims campus.More
Arturo is a 2nd year undergraduate student studying on the Poitiers campus. He was born in France but has lived the majority of his life in Mexico. He got his baccalaureate from a Franco-Mexican school, and he chose Sciences Po because social engagement is an important part of the curriculum. Read the interview with Arturo who is engaged and committed, well beyond the confines of the campus, to mental health issues...More
Since 2001 Sciences Po has had a campus in Poitiers, but the undergraduate college was pushed for space at the Hôtel Chaboureau. There was a 15% increase in students in the space of 5 years, with the attractiveness of the Latin-American programme making new premises necessary. This became a reality in September 2018 at the heart of a new site built in the 18th century and reinvented for the 21st. Watch the guided tour on the occasion of the official inauguration which takes places on Wednesday, 10th April.More
Domitilla de Luca Bossa is a 2nd year undergraduate student from Naples, Italy, studying at the Menton campus. Right on the Italian border, Menton shares many aspects of Italian culture even though it is technically in France. The Menton campus hosts the Middle-Eastern and Mediterranean programme, and offers many classes on Middle Eastern culture and politics.More
Every year for the past 15 years, undergraduate students of the Nancy campus have had the opportunity to go on one-week study visits to Vienna, Berlin, and Brussels. The goal of these visits is to give them a glimpse into how European and International institutions work behind the scenes.More
A new chapter in Sciences Po’s history is beginning. The redevelopment project chosen for the Artillerie site acquired in late 2016 has been unveiled: it is the work of the team led by Sogelym Dixence with architect Jean-Michel Wilmotte. Beyond the architectural challenge of transforming a seventeenth-century novitiate into a sustainable, innovative university campus, this plan represents a complete renewal of Sciences Po after 150 years of existence.More