Which program best suits your profile and objectives?

World-class graduate education and professional training in PSIA offers the most salient fields in international affairs. 

Our 8 specialised Master’s programmes and wide range of thematic and regional concentrations allow our students to personalise their academic curriculum and chart their very own career paths. 

We invite applicants to review PSIA’s current course offer in order to learn more about how each Master’s programme is organised, who teaches at PSIA and testimonies from our graduates.

For all questions regarding PSIA programmes, please do not contact the Admissions department. Rather, we encourage you to contact the relevant PSIA’s academic advisors and assistants for each master program - contact details are listed at the bottom of each Master’s Program page.

For all questions regarding PSIA’s Concentrations programs, please visit the dedicated page.

How to apply

At Sciences Po, applications and admissions are centralized through Sciences Po’s Admissions Office.

Key information about the application process (requirements, documents, deadlines and calendar, etc) can only be found on Sciences Po’s Admissions website.

Here are the most useful links to the admissions website at a glance:  

Sciences Po undergraduate students at the Collège Universitaire, should visit the website and make sure to comply with PSIA's language requirements.

Tuition, Financial Aid, and Scholarship Opportunities

A full range of available awards can be found on Sciences Po’s page dedicated to Tuition, Fees and Scholarships.

Below are some of the major opportunities for PSIA students. Please make sure to check requirements, requested documents and deadlines for each. (links are provided below)

The Eiffel Scholarship offered by the French Government for all international students, including EU students, with priority to candidates from emerging countries and above all to those who are underrepresented in French universities and higher education institutions: Asia, Latin America, Eastern Europe and new members of the EU and the Middle East.

The Emile Boutmy Scholarship offered by Sciences Po for international students outside of the European Union.

The Mastercard Foundation works with forward-looking organisations to provide greater access to education, training and financial services for economically disadvantaged people, primarily in Africa. Sciences Po is the first university in continental Europe to join the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program.

The China Scholarship Council is a non-profit institution affiliated with the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China, supports Chinese students who wish to study at PSIA and intend to pursue a career in international organizations.

The CARE Scholarship is for Canadian students who normally reside in Canada and are admitted into PSIA’s Master in Environmental Policy OR  the Master in International Energy Transitions. The CARE Scholarship is one of the many actions of the cross-cultural training partnership, CARE program

Connect with PSIA


PSIA is a full member of the Association of Professional Schools and International Affairs (APSIA) and contributes to developing high quality education and training in international affairs.

Next APSIA online Fair on 25 July 2024 from 10 am to 12:45pm ET (4 to 6:45pm Paris Time)

Registration now open on APSIA website


Information about upcoming webinars will be updated soon. 

You can also reach out to Catarina Laranjeira, Assistant Dean for Admissions, who holds office hours by appointment only. 

PSIA offer holders

Prepare your journey as a PSIA Student

Successful applicants are accompanied to prepare to start their studies at PSIA. 

We value students choosing Sciences Po and PSIA to invest in their future and want to offer the best assistance. Admitted students are invited to attend dedicated meetings with our team, who will offer information and useful tips.  

From finding an accommodation in Paris to opening a bank account, from getting a visa to understanding health coverage in France, there is a lot of information and many steps to consider. Sciences Po’s Department of Student Life is available to provide information and assistance.

Policy on deferral

At PSIA we consider that students apply when they are ready to start their studies with us. We expect students who accept our offer of admission to PSIA to actually come.

However, we understand that situations can sometimes change unexpectedly, thereby affecting your plans to join PSIA. We will be particularly understanding of requests where changes are beyond your control.

Deferrals are not allowed for students admitted into a dual degree program.