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Pre-College Programme electives

Pre-College students in an elective class (credits: Katrina for My Paris Portraits)

In addition to the core courses in the social sciences, on campus Pre-College Programme students participate in one elective course of their choice (10 contact hours). Students can choose one elective course among different introductory workshops within Sciences Po’s key disciplines, such as political science, international relations or sociology. They are taught in small groups, which provide students the opportunity to think critically, express their opinions and debate.  

When applying to the on campus Pre-College Programme, candidates select two choices of elective course by order of preference. Definitive enrolment in the elective course is made on a first come, first served basis once students are admitted in the programme. When an elective course reaches its full capacity, the course is no longer open to registration. Given the popularity of some elective courses, we encourage candidates to apply as early as possible to maximize their chance of enrolment in their first choice, if admitted in the programme.

Below are the elective courses on offer in 2024:

To participate in this course, a B2 level in French is required and should be added to the applicant's file. 

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