Sciences Po-Princeton Partnership

Princeton University established a research partnership with Sciences Po in 2014 and have jointly awarded 5 grants in social sciences and humanities. There has been a graduate exchange program between the two institutions since the initiation of the partnership. There have been regular delegation visits and exchange of scholars between the two institutions and continuing interest in research collaborations among scholars in different fields.

A joint governing committee comprised of faculty and senior staff from both institutions review project proposals and govern the partnership.  To view Princeton’s representatives on the joint governance committee, click here.

About Sciences Po:

Founded in 1872 , Sciences Po is the top university in France and internationally renowned in political science, sociology, law, history, economics, and international relations.  Sciences Po has approximately 13,000 students, 47% of whom are international.  Its research community includes over 220 members and 350 PhD candidates covering a wide range of topics including education, democracies, urban development, globalization and public health.  Sciences Po’s alumni include many notable public figures including several French presidents.  Sciences Po places research development at the heart of its strategy in the national and international contexts.  Most of Sciences Po’s researchers and professors have international experience and a third of them are foreign nationals. 

The University places a strong emphasis on the internationalization of the school's curriculum and student body, establishing a special admission process for underprivileged applicants, and expanding the school's presence by establishing new campuses outside Paris.  Sciences Po currently has 7 campuses in Dijon, Le Havre, Menton, Nancy, Paris, Poitiers, and Reims.  In 2016, Sciences Po acquired the Hôtel de l’Artillerie close to Sciences Po’s campus, which will allow the university to combine several departments into one location and further develop a multidisciplinary campus in Paris.