Sciences Po • Paris, France; Dijon, France; Le Havre, France; Poitiers, France; Reims, France; Nancy, France; Menton, France

The Sciences Po University, also known as Paris Institute of Political Studies, is a France leading university in the social sciences established in 1872. The University was founded as a private institution by Émile Boutmy to promote a new class of French politicians. Sciences Po has 7 multicultural campuses spread through France:
  • Dijon
  • Le Havre
  • Menton
  • Nancy
  • Paris
  • Poitiers
  • Reims
Besides the common courses and degrees, each campus offers a particular course of Social Science studies:
  • Dijon campus: Central and Eastern
  • Le Havre campus: Europe Asia
  • Menton campus: Middle-East and Mediterranean
  • Nancy campus: Europe & Franco-German Region
  • Poitiers campus: Latin America
  • Reims campus: North America or Africa
  • Paris Campus: general social sciences programme.
The Sciences Po University offers a three-year Bachelor’s degree programme that includes a year abroad at one of 470 partner universities. Sciences Po also has seven graduate schools offering over 30 Master's degrees and five Ph.D. programmes. At Sciences Po students can choose from more than 30 dual degrees with international partners. At the University, students are immersed in a multidisciplinary education. Professional Training and extra-curricular activities are strongly encouraged to the students along with the academic courses. Sciences Po ranks in the 220th place in the QS Ranking World Universities, and it´s placed in the 4th position for its excellence in the subject field of Politics. The university enrolls over 10,000 students every year. Almost 4,000 of those students are international students and come from more than 150 different countries. Sciences Po aims for Research excellence, offering its students with five overarching disciplines :
  • Law
  • Economics
  • History
  • Political science
  • Sociology
All of the five areas of research aim to focus on the major challenge that people face as society. Sciences Po Alumni include many notable public figures, including seven of the last eight French presidents, heads of international organizations,12 foreign heads of state or government and six of the CAC 40 CEOs.  

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