What is Sciences Po?
Founded in 1872, Sciences Po is France’s leading university in the social sciences. Sciences Po offers degrees at the Undergraduate, Masters, Ph.D and Executive Education levels. The institution’s mission is to educate open-minded individuals who can understand and have an impact on the world. In France, life at Sciences Po takes place on seven multicultural campuses, each of which is dedicated to a speciﬁc world region (Africa, Middle East, Latin America, North America, Central and Eastern Europe, Asia). These campus host 13.000 students, 46% of which have a nationality other than French, bringing together 150 nationalities. Education at Sciences Po is interdisciplinary, multicultural and multilingual—the majority of programs are bilingual and 25 foreign languages are taught. Sciences Po enables its students to gain international experience. At the undergraduate level, students spend a mandatory third year abroad. In order to train well-rounded students, Sciences Po places great importance on academic coursework, practical application of knowledge and interaction with professionals. At the Master level, the two-year program includes a full semester internship. Sciences Po also developed double degrees and exchange programs with prestigious partner universities including University of California Berkeley, Columbia University, Freie Universität Berlin, Fudan University, Harvard University, Keio University, London School of Economics and Political Science, Hong Kong University. Education at Sciences Po is directly enhanced by research. The research projects bring together over 220 faculty members who are involved in international projects and committed to producing cutting-edge knowledge. As a result of this complete education, Sciences Po graduates are highly sought after by top recruiters: 87% of Sciences Po graduates are hired within six months of obtaining their degree. * This Course Catalogue contains the entirety of the courses offered by Sciences Po during the two semesters of the 2016-2017 academic year. After an initial section dedicated to the governance of Sciences Po and to the research centers, the book describes, in turn, the programs of the seven campuses of the Undergraduate College, the Masters and Doctoral programs offered by the seven schools, the Exam Preparation programs, and, ﬁnally, the Executive Education programs. For each of the campuses and degrees, you will ﬁnd the following information: • a description of academic content and objectives as well as admission requirements • a series of tables listing the course offerings by semester • a descriptive for each course, along with the instructor’s name and bibliographie recommendations At the end of the book, you will ﬁnd a list of all of the courses and a teachers and researchers index. Note: The course descriptions and list of instructors contained in this book are regularly updated by the faculty and thus are subject to change.