Applications will open on 10 January 2019.
June session: April 2019.
July session: May 2019.
Note: Courses are open to admitted students on a first-come, first-served basis and will be closed when they are full. Candidates are therefore encouraged to apply in advance to ensure availability in their first-choice class.
The summer School’s University Program – Sciences Po
The Summer School’s University Program is a unique opportunity for university students and graduates from all over the world to discover Sciences Po over the course of a summer on Sciences Po’s Paris campus. In 2018, the program hosted over 400 students, representing 70 different nationalities and a diverse range of academic and professional backgrounds.
Summer School students who meet attendance requirements will sit for exams at the conclusion of the session. Exams are held in the last days of the programme and their length varies depending on the track and course. Students who choose to sit for exams will receive a Summer School transcript with a number grade in addition to their Certificate of Attendance.
Opportunity Focus Areas:
Social Sciences Track:
- International relations
- Political science
- Public Policy
French Language Track:
- Students of the French language track take classes at one of six levels, which covers learning French for beginners to advanced students. The coursework offered in the French language track is determined by a student’s language level.
- French language classes (only open to students in the social sciences track)
- The History of France Through Parisian Footprints
- Introduction to French Politics
- The Age of Economists: Globalization, growth and inequalities (July session)
- Introduction to Quantitative Analysis: Stress-Free Stats (July session)
ALL WORLD COUNTRIES.
The programme is held in two separate sessions during the months of June and July. Students have the choice to attend one or both sessions. In 2019, the programme dates are:
- June session: 3-28 June 2019.
- July session: 2-26 July 2019.
Age and Education Requirements:
The University Programme is open to candidates in the following situations:
- Students currently enrolled in an institution of higher education at the undergraduate or graduate level.
- University graduates who have obtained at least a Bachelor’s degree.
- Students in their final year of secondary school who will receive their secondary diploma by Summer 2019 and who will enroll in an institution of higher education in Fall 2019.
- Language Requirements: Candidates are required to demonstrate their language level in one of two ways:
- Option 1: provide an official language certification taken within the last three years. For an English Level B2, the following tests and minimum requirements are accepted: TOEFL (IBT): 77 – IELTS: 6, no subscore under 5.5 – TOEIC “listening and reading”: 785/990 and “speaking and writing” (IBT or Mobile) : 310/400. For French, the following tests are accepted: DELF – DALF – TCF
- Option 2: provide proof of at least two years of study entirely taught in English. This includes: An academic transcript showing at least two years of courses entirely taught in English, and a diploma from an English-speaking institution (secondary school or above).
- Option 3: complete a Summer School language assessment and upload it as part of your application file. The Summer School language assessments include an English language assessment to demonstrate at least Level B2 proficiency and French language assessments for all levels. Summer School language assessments will be made available on the website when the application opens in January 2019.
- The University Programme does not have a minimum or maximum age. However, admitted students who meet the above criteria, but are under the age of 18, will need parental consent to participate in the programme.
- The French language track welcomes students at every level of French language learning, from complete beginners (Level A1) to the advanced (Level C2). Students who wish to enter Level A1 do not need to provide proof of their French level. All other students will need to provide proof of their level of French at the level below the level they wish to obtain. For example, if you wish to take Level B2, you must demonstrate a Level B1 in French.
- Two years of English foreign language courses alone are not sufficient.
- Academic transcripts for French foreign language classes are not sufficient to demonstrate French language level.
To know more about the eligibility, click here.
2019 University Programme Tuition Fees
- One session: 2,400 €
- Two sessions: 4,200 €
- Early bird registration for two sessions: 4,000 €
Admitted students who complete their registration for the program by March 17, 2019 are eligible for the early bird discount for two sessions.
The following are not included in tuition fees and must be arranged directly by each student:
- Transportation to and from Paris.
- School supplies (excluding books).
- Food, optional activities, and housing.
2019 Optional Academic Fees
- Per session: 500 €, Students have the possibility to take one optional elective class per session in addition to their core social science or French language class. See a full list of elective classes.
- In 2019, applicants must pay a 30 € application fee at the time of their application. The fee is payable online by credit card at the end of the application process.
First Step: If you wish to start preparing your application for the 2019 session, please find below the list of documents and information you will need to provide:
- Personal information (name, address, etc.)
- Identity card or passport
- Identity photo
- Curriculum Vitae
- Academic background information:
- Certificate of enrollment (if currently a student)
- Academic transcript (required for current students, recommended for graduates)
- Copy of previous diploma(s) obtained (if applicable)
- Professional background information (if applicable)
- Language level verification
- Explanation of motivation: this is an opportunity for you to explain your goals for your course of study at the Sciences Po Summer School. The text space is limited to 1000 words or less. Candidates are strongly encouraged to prepare their response in advance of logging on so as to streamline your application process and to give due thought to this critical component of your Summer School application.
Second Step: When the application for the 2019 University Programme opens on 10 January 2019, you can apply for it and send the documents in the first step.
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This Scholarship Published by:
” Reham Hassan/ Egypt “
Reviewed by” Sohair Ahmed ElMeligy/ Egypt ”
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