Sciences Po ranks 2nd in the 2020 QS Rankings for Politics & International Studies

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Sciences Po continues to progress in the 2020 QS World University Rankings by subject (PDF, 9.2Mo), moving from third to second place in the world in "Political Science & International Studies". In this world ranking released on March 4, 2020, Sciences Po is positioned just behind Harvard University, and tied with Princeton University. Sciences Po is for the first time the first university of Europe in this discipline, in front of the University of Oxford and the London School of Economics and Political Studies (LSE). 

For the past seven years the QS World University Rankings by subject which compares more than 1,200 universities around the world, has confirmed Sciences Po as a leading university in the social sciences. In 2020, Sciences Po ranks in the top 50 worldwide in 5 disciplines, with significant leaps in several subjects:

  • 2nd in the world in Political Science and International Studies, up one rank from 2019
  • 28th in Sociology (as in 2019)
  • 40th in Development Studies (top 100 in 2019)
  • 50th in the world in Law (top 100 in 2019)
  • Sciences Po also made significant progress in Economics and Econometrics, moving from the top 150 to the top 100 worldwide.

More over, Sciences Po ranks 23rd in Social Policy and Administration (22nd in 2019)

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Sciences Po, 3rd in “Politics and International Studies” in QS Rankings 2019

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Sciences Po improves once again its global position in "Politics and International Studies", moving up, after three successive years in 4th place, to 3rd position globally in the 2019 QS World Univeristy Rankings by subject, released on 27 February, 2019.

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U Multirank recognises Sciences Po's strong performance for research and international orientation

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U Multirank has just released its university rankings for 2016. Sciences Po has obtained excellent scores for its international orientation and research. U Multirank was launched in 2014 by the European Commission as a means to compare universities based on a number of different criteria, making it an interesting alternative to the most well-known rankings.

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Sciences Po ranks fourth for Politics & International Studies

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The 2016 QS World University Rankings by subject have just been released! Once again, Sciences Po’s academic excellence has been recognised.

 This year’s ranking puts Sciences Po in fourth place for Politics & International Studies, alongside Harvard University, Oxford University and the London School of Economics, and just ahead of the University of Cambridge. Sciences Po has risen nine places in this discipline since the 2014 QS ranking. In France, the university remains the highest ranked in the subject.

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2013 QS World University Rankings

Sciences Po Paris ranks 16th in politics and international studies according to the 2013 QS World University Rankings, which positions Sciences Po as the first university in France in the field, as well as the first university in continental Europe.

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