- The garden at 27, rue Saint-Guillaume (photo: Manuel Braun)
Located in the heart of the historic Saint-Germain-des-Prés neighbourhood, Sciences Po’s Paris campus is made up of several buildings, all within short walking distance of one another.
The central building is located at number 27 Rue Saint Guillaume, known to Sciences Po students as “Le 27.” Le 27 is also home to one of two sites of Sciences Po’s state-of-the-art library, which holds nearly a million resources and dozens of Mac desktop computers ready for students’ studying needs.
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The Saint-Germain-des-Prés neighbourhood
Summer School students benefit from Sciences Po’s unsurpassed location in the epicentre of the city, on the border of the 6th and 7th arrondissements. With its hundreds of restaurants, bars, cinema houses and art galleries in the surrounding streets, Saint-Germain-des-Prés provides students with a large choice of ways to spend their time after class. Moreover, the neighbourhood is within walking distance of museums such as the Musée d’Orsay and Musée du Louvre, and historic landmarks such as the Saint Sulpice church, the Luxembourg gardens and Notre Dame.
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In fifteen minutes or less, Sciences Po students can easily reach some of Paris’s most famous landmarks.
- Musée d’Orsay: the internationally-renowned museum is mere blocks from the campus.
- Cluny Museum of the Middle Ages (website in French): for the chance to see the famous “Lady and the Unicorn” tapestries and other treasures.
- Le Jardin du Luxembourg (website in French): for picnics in the sunshine, superb landscape architecture, and jogging in the shadow of the French Sénat.
- Le Pont des Arts: stroll over the Seine river on this pedestrian-only bridge for an unparalleled view of the city.
- Le Bon Marché: this high-end department store was the inspiration for Emile Zola’s 1883 novel Au Bonheur des Dames.
- Musée Delacroix: charming museum on the intimate Place Furstenberg, dedicated to the works of Nineteenth-century artist Eugène Delacroix.
- Le Panthéon: for a chance to visit some of France’s greatest (deceased) citizens.