A world-class university in the heart of Paris
  • The garden at 27, rue Saint-Guillaume (photo: Manuel Braun)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.

Locate Science Po’s Paris Campus (in French) on Google Maps

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.

Learn more about top sites near the campus

In fifteen minutes or less, Sciences Po students can easily reach some of Paris’s most famous landmarks.

  • Musée du Louvre: the internationally-renowned museum is across the river from Sciences Po.
  • Musée d’Orsay: this famous museum of Impressionist art is mere blocks from the campus.
  • Notre Dame Cathedral: althought the interior is closed for restoration, it is still possible to admire the exterieur of Paris' cathedral.
  • Cluny Museum of the Middle Ages:  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.
  • 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.

Virtual campus

Students enrolled in classes taught online will have several opportunities to discover Sciences Po from the comfort of their home. Students will benefit from:

  • A virtual campus tour of the Sciences Po's historic campus, as well as live conferences with Sciences Po researchers.
  • A conference about pursuing graduate studies at Sciences Po.
  • Our library’s extensive digital resources are fully available for distance learning. Sciences Po's librarians will host a live conference explaining how to use the online resources.
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