Sciences Po is France’s leading University in humanities and social sciences. It is ranked 4th best university in the world for Politics and International Relations by QS rankings 2018. Sciences Po’s Alumni include all the last French Presidents since the 1980s including Emmanuel Macron, 13 Prime ministers of the French Republic, a Secretary-General of the UN, 4 managing directors of the IMF, as well as CEOs and CFOs of top 500 companies.
Since its inception in 1872, the university has completely outgrown its French roots, and is now open to the world. Sciences Po offers fully English taught programmes, and nearly half of our 13,000 students are international, hailing from 150 countries. We are proud of our network of 470 partner universities worldwide (Harvard, Princeton, MIT, Berkeley, Oxford, Cambridge, LSE etc), 43 dual degrees and dual PhD programmes.
Sciences Po’s multidisciplinary BA in social sciences
The Sciences Po Undergraduate College is made up of a network of six campuses: Dijon, Le Havre, Menton, Nancy, Poitiers and Reims. It offers a 3 year Bachelor of Arts after which students may go on to a Master's programme at Sciences Po or another institution in France or abroad, or go straight into the workforce.
Based on the study of six core disciplines – law, economics, history, political humanities, political science and sociology,
students learn to critically reflect on transformations in contemporary societies while leveraging a combination of theory, methodology and fieldwork. During the third year, all the students go for an academic exchange to one of our 470 partner universities.
The Sciences Po Undergraduate College also offers 9 International Dual Bachelor Degrees with Columbia University, UC Berkeley, Keio University, FreieUniversität Berlin, University College of London, University of British Columbia, University of Sidney, Hong Kong University and National University of Singapore.