Bronze League
Paris Institute of Political Studies (Sciences Po)

France

Paris Institute of Political Studies (Sciences Po)

400 World
rank
8 Country
rank
Foundation year:
1872
Short name:
Sciences Po
Type:
Public
Students:
9260
Faculty:
1300
Faculty/Students Ratio:
7
:
1
Web-site:
www.sciences-po.fr
Region:
Europe
Location:
Paris
  Dimension Rank Score
Overall 400 47.733
Teaching 290 55.763
Research 499 35.584
International Diversity 110 76.795
Financial Sustainability 676 19.92
Additional Rankings Rank Score
Reputation Rankings 314 53.428
Research Perfomance Rankings 567 30.704
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TEACHING
World Rank: 290
Country rank: 7
Score: 55.763
League: Silver League
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Academic staff per students 20 %
Academic staff per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per academic staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
World teaching reputation 20 %
RESEARCH
World Rank: 499
Country rank: 8
Score: 35.584
League: Copper League
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Citations per academic and research staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per admitted PhD 20 %
Normalized citation impact 20 %
Papers per academic and research staff 20 %
World research reputation 20 %
INTERNATIONAL DIVERSITY
World Rank: 110
Country rank: 3
Score: 76.795
League: Golden League
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Share of international academic staff 20 %
Share of international students 20 %
Share of international co-authored papers 20 %
Reputation outside region 20 %
International level 20 %
FINANCIAL SUSTAINABILITY
World Rank: 676
Country rank: 11
Score: 19.92
League: World League
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Institutional income per academic staff 20 %
Institutional income per students 20 %
Papers per research income 20 %
Research income per academic and research staff 20 %
Research income per institutional income 20 %

Overview

Founded in 1872, Sciences Po is a world class university specialised in the Social Sciences. Sciences Po offers degrees at the undergraduate, Masters, Ph.D and Executive Education levels in international relations, communication, management, law, finance, etc. Sciences Po`s education is multidisciplinary and multilingual. In order to train well-rounded students, Sciences Po places great importance on the practical application of knowledge, interaction with professionals, extra-curricular activities and student engagement. As a result of this complete education,Sciences Po graduates are highly sought after by top recruiters. Sciences Po offers a host of exchange programmes and dual degree programmes to 12,000 students, 46% of whom have a nationality other than French and represent 150 countries. This multicultural community evolves in an international ecosystem across seven campuses in France as well as an immense global network of 400 prestigious partner universities, alumni, international leaders, and prominent private and public organisations.

Mission Statement

The institutions mission is to educate open-minded individuals who can understand and have an impact on the world. The curriculum emphasises a comparative and cross-disciplinary approach to understanding global coherence and conflict, as well as the implications of current social, political, and economic debate. Sciences Po graduates go on to careers in international business, multilateral organizations, national and local governments and other positions of responsibility. The curriculum focuses on the five principle fields of economics, law, history, sociology and political science, and emphasizes methodology and an international perspective. The approach is multilingual, with a majority of bilingual programmes and 25 foreign languages taught. The undergraduate core curriculum is taught on seven campuses around France, each with a distinctive geographical and linguistic focus. All undergraduates are required to spend their third and final year abroad. At Masters level, the two-year programme includes hands-on training, professional exposure, and a full semester internship. In order to provide a complete education, artistic workshops and extra curricular activities are at the heart of the teachings. As a result of this complete education, 87% of Sciences Po graduates are hired within six months of obtaining their degree. Sciences Po offers global connections. In France, life at Sciences Po takes place on seven multicultural campuses, each of which is dedicated to a regional area. The international ecosystem of Sciences Po also rests on a developed global network made of 400 partner universities, 53,000 alumni, key leaders, governments, as well as private and public organisations. Each year, leading figures, including Kofi Annan, Condoleezza Rice,Joseph Stiglitz, among others, come to Sciences Po to share their experiences with students from across the world.