Le Grand Syllabus 2016/2017
Students who are not ﬂuent in French are strongly encouraged to take French.
A modern foreign language
Total Required Credits Special features (optional). For students who opt to take a special feature, please select 1 only.
PSIA special features
Presemester French Language Program (optional)
All international PSIA students may register for the week long French as a Foreign Language Program in the last week of August, on a ﬁrst-come, ﬁrst-served basis. KINT7525
French as a Foreign Language Program
SEMESTERS 2 AND 4
Fundamentals (Semester 2: Please select 1 course - 24 hours each)
Hours / semester
Students must take one course from “Formation commune de Sciences Po” in Semester 1 and one in Semester 2
Formation commune de Sciences Po
Skills (Semester 2: Please select 1 course 24 hours)
Students must take one skills course, either in Semester 1 or in Semester 2. Students may choose the language of instruction. Please note that students may obtain a waiver for the skills course upon presentation of the appropriate justiﬁcations (transcripts, syllabi and letter of motivation) before course registration to their academic advisor who makes the ﬁnal decision. As a consequence, students will attempt 4 fewer credits overall during their program.
Core curriculum (Please select 3 courses in different categories - 72 hours) First year students must take one course in each one of the three ﬁrst categories. Second year students must take one advanced seminar (last category) and two additional courses. Reminder : If you enrolled for an annual project (Projet collectif) in semester 1, you may ask for a waiver for a core curriculum course in semester 2, pending on the approval of your academic advisor. For your information, courses indicated as « lecture » are those open to more than 32 students Innovative courses : please note that courses with the *** sign are those showcasing innovative pedagogical formats.
Energy and Sustainability (offered to 1st year students only) 1st year students: one course required OADD2070 OADD2100 OAEN2010
Managing Energy Demand Energies renouvelables: opportunité ou nécessité? Energy Policies (with prerequisites)
24 24 24
4 4 4
Michel COLOMBIER, Nicolas BERGHMANS Vincent JACQUES LE SEIGNEUR Christian EGENHOFER