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Our ambition

Develop Leaders to shape the world

PSIA is a world leader in international affairs and contributes significantly to Sciences Po’s continuous ranking amongst the top 3 institutions globally for “politics and international studies” since 2019 by the QS ranking. 

Our central location in Paris, our position at the heart of Europe and with English as the main language of study help us to attract a diverse community of students representing more than 110 nationalities, who join us with a variety of academic backgrounds. 

Our specialised eight Master's programmes and wide range of thematic and regional concentrations allow students to personalise their academic curriculum and chart their very own career paths. 

World-renowned professors and leading practitioners teach specialist courses which balance conceptual foundations and current scholarship with the most up-to-date operational training and best practices. 

PSIA students have regular opportunities to challenge and engage with world leaders and scholars through our extensive series of public events, including our annual flagship Youth & Leaders Summit. 

By the end of their two years with us, PSIA graduates are well-positioned to pursue high-profile careers, to become officials, diplomats, and stakeholders in international affairs; they work across the globe and in all sectors. 

As a leading graduate school of international affairs, we remain committed to providing an innovative academic offer and to fostering dynamic and diverse student and faculty communities. 

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PSIA is proud to be a full member school of the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs (APSIA).

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