Sciences Po

Sciences Po is an internationally-renowned top-level research university known for its innovative methods and multidisciplinary approaches to its teaching and heritage. This builds a bridge between the science and action to raise the future leaders in both public and private companies.

The essential feature of Sciences Po is to welcome students from all over the world to support the University ideals and goal of fostering partnerships of the University commitment to promote the international collaboration.

Founded Year: 1872
Institution Type: Private

27 Rue Saint-Guillaume, 75007 Paris, France

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** Fees mentioned here are approximate and are per year, Unless specified otherwise

Why Choose Sciences Po

A University with both Selective and Inclusive Identity

Sciences Po upholds standards of student recruitment along with the academic excellence by emphasizing the intellectual, geographical and social diversity among students.

Cutting-Edge Research

A global popularity of Sciences Po with the excellent research work in sociology sciences motivates the students to focus on the research, contributing to the social and public discourse.

With a culturally diverse fellowship of international students distinguished through their academic performance and leadership roles, the school provides:

  • Real international and academy experience.
  • Study with academics and professionals.
  • Acquire a deep knowledge of social sciences and develop critical thinking ability.
  • Be in touch with the world leaders to check and enhance quality learning.

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Sciences Po Accreditations

Sciences Po has a privileged position for supervision of research (HDR) in different fields of study reveals proficiency in legal science, economics, history, political science, as well as sociology.

This HDR accreditation indicates its recognition of remarkable scholarship to mentor budding researchers.

Sciences Po Scholarships

Scholarships and Financial Aid for

French Students: CROUS Bursaries

This scholarship program is offered by French Ministry of Higher Education and Research to the students of age under 28 years from the less-privileged family

European Students: CROUS Bursaries & EM Sciences Po Bursary

European students are provided with the scheme for the need-based CROUS bursaries to European students who have studied in France for a minimum of one year.

Non-European Students: Emile Boutmy Scholarship, Eiffel Scholarship and MasterCard Foundation Scholarships

The Marceau Camus bursary is given to students with the excellent academic results.

The Eiffel Scholarship awards young Nepalese and other students less than 25 years in the French universities that include Asia, Latin America, Eastern Europe, new EU members and the Middle East.

Additionally, in partnership with the MasterCard Foundation, Sciences Po provides merit-based scholarships to students from sub-Saharan African countries who cannot attend normal academics for academic or financial reasons.

Sciences Po Placements

Opening the World of Career Choices

Through the powerful alumni network, Sciences Po links with professional educators and with major industries to offer variety of job and internship positions to access its students and recent alumni. This opens masses of opportunities to its students to open doors to different jobs and studies.

Leading the Students to Their Professional Plans

Sciences’ Po educates its students reflecting both self discovery and setting career goals. This Career Services provides in-depth guidance and counseling for the recruitment process. They offer diverse range from individual interviews and group workshops to the interactions with authorities.

Building Network with Sciences Po

While creating a career based network, students can establish the occupation with Sciences Po’s Career Services. Students are allowed for the discussion groups, interview sessions, conferences, and job-oriented round tables as well as the opportunity to participate in a life-long learning community.

Student Services Offered by Sciences Po

Expert Advice at the Student Services Center

The Student Services Center of Sciences Po provides a facility in student’s life such as public transport registration and bank account opening. A team of professionals with a minimum of knowledge includes the Health Centre and services to support the students via specific additional services.

Humanitarian Efforts

Government departments such as the Ministry of Higher Education and the National Center for University and School Service (CNOUS), provides financial emergency accommodation to Sciences Po students.

 Affordable Food Distribution Services

Sciences Po Student Affairs offers low-cost meals to its students in Student Crous University Restaurants for just 1Euro. Furthermore, both national and regional food distributions, organized by the Linkee NGO offers solidarity packages to its low-income students.

Student Wellness

Offering its features Sciences Po provides computer loans, workstation booking, and funding from outside the management team to enhance the life and study standards of the students.

Housing Assistance

Sciences Po helps its students to find the suitable accommodation in partnership with student residences, an online service for apartment offers, and extra tools, counseling, and support.

Educational Support

Science Po offers quality education along with providing the laptops to ensure students get adequate technological education and promoting equal opportunities for everyone.

Student Life at Sciences Po

At Sciences Po student life is a blend of academic commitment and extracurricular while achieving high academic standards. This esteemed institution allows students to participate in events offering positive and holistic lifestyle.

Community Building through Associations

With more than 200 student associations the campus is diverse and motivates students to contribute into social life and learn public-speaking techniques while encouraging them to participate in the school’s cricket team. This diverse range of platforms helps the students to build up their skills, and learn team player while contributing to the community. Some of these associations include:

Arts and culture clubs

  • Sporting clubs and political bands
  • Social justice and civic organizations

Athletic Opportunities

Considering students to develop physical health, personal growth and resilient in organizing over 400 different activities in more than 20 disciplines. The “Sport de sante” trains students on relaxation and physically well-being while participating in the competitions of the French Federation of University Sports and other universities.

Embracing the Digital Age

Sciences Po, a modern university, provides a digital platform to make student life more exciting. These digital platforms help students to compete academically in advanced technological settings.

Dive into Social Sciences with an International Focus

The library of Sciences Po has approximately one million copies providing European information center for social sciences that consists 60% of non-German documents to help students, educators, and researchers for university’s international community.

Sciences Po Rankings

QS 2023 Rankings

In 2020, Science Po was placed at second position in the world ranking for political science and international studies by QS Ranking.

In 2021, QS Ranking took the school at the second position in “Politics” placed after Harvard University.

In 2022 QS ranking declared Sciences Po as the third best university across the globe in the fields of Politics and International Studies.

For the seven consecutive years, Sciences Po has been ranked third in the global category of Politics by the QS ranking 2023.

Times Higher Education (THE) Rankings:

In the edition of the Times Higher Education World University Ranking, Sciences Po is moved from the 39th position to the 11th position globally. Also, Sciences Po is placed at the 50th position in category of Social Science.

U-Multirank Rankings

U-Multirank 2022 offers a degree due to its quality in research, and its internationalism.

THE World University Rankings 2021

In 2020, Times Higher Education has ranked Sciences Po at 68th place in a global level and 2nd in a national level in the field of social science.

National Rankings

In 2020 Times Higher Education World University Rankings hold Sciences Po as the second-best institution at the national level for Social Sciences.

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