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Bachelor’s degree program


The Bachelor of Arts (BA) in the social sciences and humanities is rooted in three core principles: academic rigor, internationalization, and civic engagement

Over the course of three years, students think critically about how and why societies transform and the ways in which they may engage as citizens acting on behalf of the common good.

Students in the Boutmy amphitheatre (credits: Thomas Arrivé / Sciences Po)

The curriculum provides students with academic and methodological foundations in economics, history, humanities, law, political science, and sociology. A compulsory course on “Ecological Culture” was introduced in 2023 for all first year students.

Civic Learning Programme

The Civic Learning Programme gives students an opportunity to learn about citizenship and social responsibility by connecting social sciences and humanities coursework with concrete civic actions on the ground.

Bachelor of Arts and Sciences 

Introduced as of the 2020-2021 academic year, Sciences Po now offers an interdisciplinary dual Bachelor’s degree in liberal arts and sciences. The degree is taught in partnership with three institutions of higher education in the sciences. The objective is to  allow a dialogue between disciplines, to give students the conceptual as well as methodological tools necessary to better consider the major challenges of our century, ecological transition, bioethics or the impact of big data on decision-making. Upon completion of four years of study, including one year spent abroad, students are jointly awarded a Bachelor of Science from the partner university and a Bachelor of Arts and Sciences (BASc) from Sciences Po.

Optional certificated programmes

While studying at the Undergraduate College, students have the option of working towards three optional certificated programmes on the following themes:

  • Issues of gender and gender equality, as part of the Gender and Equality Certificate, offered on all campuses;
  • Strategic and environmental issues affecting coastal and marine spaces, as part of the Seas and Oceans Certificate, currently offered on the Le Havre and Poitiers Campuses and soon to be offered on the Menton Campus;
  • Issues of european integration, as part of the CIVICA Certificate, offered on all campuses.

Geographical minors to understand global challenges

The Undergraduate College comprises seven campuses. All students follow a core curriculum in the social sciences. They choose a multidisciplinary major in second year and pursue their major abroad in third year. Programmes on all campuses lead to a The Bachelor of arts degree is complemented by geographical minors:

  • Dijon: European Union, Central and Eastern Europe
  • Le Havre: Asia-Pacific
  • Menton: Mediterranean and Middle East
  • Nancy: European Union, Franco-German partnership
  • Poitiers: Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Reims: North America or Africa.

These minors enable students to delve deeper into the contemporary political, economic and social issues of the region in question through specific disciplinary and language courses, international study trips and input from researchers or professionals specialized in the themes being covered.
International dual degrees are offered on every campus.

We offer customized partnership programs to support education and provide bachelor students an education of excellence. 



Corporate partnerships
Sophie Salin
+33 1 45 49 55 10

Individual donors
Anne-Sophie Luby
+33 1 45 49 54 72

Foundations and organisations
Marie-Zénaïde Jolys 
+33 (0)1 45 49 83 71

Research projects
Catarina Sabbatini Clec'h
+33 (0)1 45 49 55 53

US Sciences Po Foundation
Anne Scattolin
+1 917 744 5685    

Sciences Po Alumni UK Charity Trust
Cécile d’Angelin
+44 77 68 816 645