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Sciences Po - Institut d'etudes Politiques de Paris

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Subject areas

Commerce, Humanities and Social Sciences, Law


France, Europe

Language of instruction

French, English

Level of study

Both UG/PG

Additional information

Exchange students have the opportunity to study in English, French or a combination of both languages.

Academic Requirements: Undergraduate students must have completed at least four semesters of full-time, undergraduate studies at the time of beginning their exchange in order to be eligible for the undergraduate exchange programme.

Postgraduate students must have obtained a Bachelor’s degree or have completed at least six semesters of undergraduate studies in order to be eligible for the graduate exchange programme. They will also be attached to a specific Masters programme and may not take courses in different Masters programmes. Some postgraduate courses are not open to exchange students and some others may demand academic prerequisites.

Academic Calendar: click here.

Course information is available on the website for each School: click here.

Exchange length

1 or 2 Trimesters

Course load

Undergraduate: Maximum of 30 ECTS per semester.

Postgraduate: Maximum of 24 ECTS per semester.

Usually made up of one ‘lecture’ course worth 10 ECTS and other ‘Seminar’ or ‘elective’ courses worth 4 or 5 ECTS.

1 ECTS = 2 VUW points

Law: 5 courses = 60 VUW points

Exchange restrictions