Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris
This institutional profile has been created for use by University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate programs.
Other names: Sciences Po.
First degree/qualification: Diplôme de sciences (5 years).
Minimum quality for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: 12/20.
Minimum level for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: Diplôme.
Documents required: Official transcript (relevé de notes); official certification of degree and date awarded (attestation de diplôme). Official records from lycée. All documents in French and English.
Description: Instituted in 1872 as an école libre; in 1945 was placed in the public school framework and in 1984 designated a grand établissement. One of the main social sciences grandes ecoles. Provides training for leaders in politics, government and business. Most students are in second cycle degree programs -- only 10% are in first cycle. Usual admission requirement is by competitive examination after the baccalaureat or, more often, after two or three years of first cycle study.
|Suggested U.S. equivalency|
|16-20||Très bien||Very good|
Records issued annually.
Language of instruction: French.
- Research master's: 2 years.
- Professional master's: 2 years.
- Doctorat: 3 years.
Last updated: Jul 28, 2005