QS 2015: Sciences Po maintains its status as a university of excellence
- QS World University Rankings
In the QS 2015 ranking by discipline, Sciences Po maintains its status as a university of excellence at national level: 1st in Political Science & International Relations, 2nd in Law and Sociology, 3rd in Economics, 4th in History.
Internationally, Sciences Po mouving up 8 places in Political Science & International Relations to reach the 5th place and joins the top 10.
For other disciplines, there is a slight decline compared with the ranks achieved in 2014. However, at the same time, intermediate indicators - impact research, citations, academic reputation and reputation with employers - are progressing positively.
According to QS, the discrepancy between indicators and ranking is due to the doubling of the number of ranked universities and the development of the methodology, including the incorporation of new specialties. Sciences Po is so for the first time classified "Development Studies", ranking second in France on this subject.