Sciences Po is France's leading university in the social sciences, and has seven multicultural campuses in France. Founded in 1872, Sciences Po has been educating decision-makers in the public and private sectors for over 140 years. The Sciences Po Undergraduate College offers a three-year Bachelor’s degree programme that includes a year abroad at one of 470 partner universities. Our seven graduate schools offer 30 Master's degrees and five PhD programmes. Sciences Po offers more than 30 dual degrees with international partners. Half of our student body of 13,000 are international students and represent 150 nationalities.
Our students receive a multidisciplinary and broad-based education, in which professional training and extra-curricular activities are strongly emphasised along with academic courses. 80 percent of our graduates are hired within six months of graduation and 39 percent start their career abroad.
As a research university, Sciences Po is focused on excellence, and sets the highest standards for faculty and students. Social responsibility is also of paramount concern to us, and Sciences Po continues to play a pioneering role in the promotion of diversity and equal opportunity in higher education. Sciences Po offers a range of financial aid options for students of all backgrounds.