‘The international perspective is a key feature of our training. Its main goal is to foster the ability to work in an international environment, to grasp intercultural differences and to build on them.
All our students spend their 3rd year abroad, and we welcome about 50 exchange students each year, who experience excellence in teaching at Sciences Po Saint-Germain, and the rich cultural and intellectual life of the Paris area.
We have also set up a unique cursus in International Cooperation, combining the study of complex policy issues and project work with NGOs mainly in Asia and Africa.’
Samuel B.H. Faure, Associate Professor of Political Science – Director of International Relations
Sciences Po has signed Erasmus + and bilateral agreements with over 70 universities in more than 45 countries, with new destinations opening every year.
The 3rd year abroad is an integral part of the curriculum. Through this formative experience, our students:
- get familiar with other cultures, and get a new perspective about the world and its challenges
- learn differently, with a pedagogy and tools they are not accustomed to
- progress towards independence, on their way to adulthood
The majority of our students choose to do an exchange program with a partner university. Others opt for a semester of studies followed by a long internship.
Where do the students go? (2019/2020)
What do the students do? (2019/2020)