University Programme Overview

  • Summer School students on a Seine River cruise (photo: Siljan Tveitnes)Summer School students on a Seine River cruise (photo: Siljan Tveitnes)

The Summer School’s University Programme is a unique opportunity for university students and graduates from all over the world to discover Sciences Po, France's leading university in the social sciences. Participants will be able to study alongside other students from around the world and connect to an international community that transcends continents and even time zones! In 2021, students from over 37 countries and a diverse range of academic and professional backgrounds joined the Summer School. Meet some of our students.


The University Programme is open to university students, graduates and professionals, as well as students in their final year of secondary school who will be enrolled in university in Fall 2022. Learn more.


The University Programme offers two academic tracks in the social sciences and French language during the summer sessions. Students participating in the summer sessions on campus can choose to take an optional elective course.

For the winter session, students can choose one course of intensive study in the social sciences only.


Summer School

The summer session is held in two separate sessions during the months of June and July. Students have the choice to attend one or both sessions. Some courses are also offered on-line for both sessions. In 2022, the programme dates are:

  • June session : June 7th - July 1st, 2022
  • July session : July 4th - July 29th, 2022

Winter School

The winter session is held during a 3-week session during the month of January. In 2022, the programme date is the following:

  • January session : January 5th - January 21st, 2022


The university programme takes place on the Paris campus of Sciences Po. Learn more about housing and living in Paris.


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