Institut d'études politiques de Paris (Sciences Po)

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Location 🌎

Language of instruction 💬

Eligible faculty 🎓

Paris, France English and French Arts


Sciences Po is a selective research university of international standing based on the values of openness and excellence. Sciences Po’s unique academic model combines expertise in the humanities and social sciences as well as a professional grounding to educate professionals and citizens able to understand and transform society.

Important information

  • Sciences Po has 7 campuses across France and most undergraduate exchange programs are now being offered at the Reims Campus. If selected by McGill, students will select their campus when applying to the host university.

  •  Students must have completed at least 4 semesters of undergraduate study (or equivalent). This includes any advanced standing you may have received upon admission to McGill.

  • Students who completed the French Baccalaureate prior to attending McGill will need to have studied at McGill for at least 3 semesters prior to their exchange at Sciences Po.

Term dates 

Semester 1

Semester 2

August - December January - May

*Semester and exam dates may vary from year to year. Please consult the Host institution's fact sheet, the Host institution's website, or the Host institution directly to confirm.

Contact information

Sciences Po Student Exchange Unit
Email: candidature.echange [at]
or consult the International Affairs Office
website :


The information on this page is drawn from either the institution's fact sheet or their website as linked above.

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