Sciences Po Summer School (Direct Enroll)

Sciences Po Summer School (Direct Enroll)
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Dates, Deadlines, and Costs
TermApp DeadlineStart DateEnd Date
SummerMar 25VariesVaries
Program Information
  • GPA
  • 2.5
  • Language of Instruction
  • English, French
  • Foreign Language Requirement
  • No
  • Class Eligibility
  • Freshman, Graduate, Junior, Senior, Sophomore
  • Program Open To
  • UA Students
  • Credit Type
  • Transfer Credit
  • Level of Study
  • Graduate, Undergraduate
  • Housing Options
  • Apartment, Residence Hall
  • Program Type
  • Direct Enroll
Program Overview

Sciences Po, France’s leading university in the social sciences. Founded in 1872, Sciences Po is a highly selective research university known around the world for its tradition of academic excellence and international focus. Serving 13,000 students from the undergraduate to Ph.D. levels, the university is characterized by its multidisciplinary, multilingual and global approach.

Every summer, this prestigious institution of higher learning opens its doors to host the Sciences Po Summer School. Participants from around the world have the opportunity to experience Sciences Po’s academic environment and to become part of its international community.


  • June session: 3-28 June 2019
  • July session: 2-26 July 2019

Social Sciences Track Overview

The social sciences track offers Summer School students the opportunity to delve into a fundamental subject of the Sciences Po curriculum. The program is held in two separate sessions during the months of June and July. Students have the choice to attend one or both sessions. Students select one class for intensive study over the course of 36 contact hours, on topics ranging from economics, to political science, or interdisciplinary studies of contemporary issues (Human Rights, Media and Politics, Sustainable Development). Classes are led by Sciences Po professors and researchers and are taught in English. Full syllabi for these classes will be available in January 2018. Successful completion of a course awards students 4 ECTS credits.

See the courses here:

** All students have the possibility to choose additional elective courses to complete between 24 hours of additional study on a variety of topics. Last summer, topics included statistical methods, French history, or French language for those in the social sciences track. Successful completion of an elective class awards students 2 ECTS credits.


Students may live in apartments or dorms with other program participants, or choose to find their own housing if they so desire. Students have the option to obtain accommodation through the program for an additional cost. (ranging from 830 € to 1200 € per session)

Learn about the housing options offered by the Summer School:


The Summer School takes place on the Paris campus, in the heart of the Saint Germain-des-Prés neighborhood. The program features a variety of extracurricular activities (conferences with invited speakers, trips, wine tasting etc.) over the course of the summer.

Program Cost

The tuition fee for one session is 2400 €, and 4200 € for both June and July sessions.

For more info, please visit here

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