Academics, Européen program

Europeen logo blueThe Européen track is taught in English at the Institut d'Études Politiques (also called Sciences Po or IEP).  Students have to take the whole track of 4 units (15 credits) and can not combine it with classes outside the IEP.   

Unit Total credits Courses
1. French language 3
  • Pre-semester intensive course
  • Semester course in French language
2. European Union 6

Choice of 4 of the following:

  • The EU and the world economy (fall)
  • Political sociology of the EU (fall)
  • Cultural policy in Europe  (fall)
  • European Union/ India relations (fall)
  • History, institutions and policies of the EU  (fall)
  • History of European integration (spring)
  • European Union law  (spring)
  • Political sociology of the UE (spring)
  • European policies toward old and new minorities in contemporary Europe (spring)
3. Applied European Studies 3 Consists of guided visits of the European institutions of Strasbourg, combined with a weekly class.
4. Topics in World Affairs 3

Choice of 2 of the following, or any European Union course not already selected in unit 2:

  • Understanding contemporary Africa, national construction, democratization and development  (fall)
  • European visual cultures in the "Long 19th Century" (fall)
  • Introduction to cultural studies: European cultural heritage (fall)
  • Market finance (fall)
  • Microfinance (fall)
  • Immigration to the UK: history and representations (fall)
  • The EU and the Council of Europe (fall)
  • Fascisms: European history and current challenges (fall)
  • European cultural history (spring)
  • The legal culture of the European court of human rights (spring)
  • The Commonwealth of Nations: from Empire management to the challenges of the 21st Cinema and society in the UK (spring)
  • The struggle for African-American civil rights (spring)
  • The politics of visual culture in divided societies: the case of Northern Ireland (spring)
  • Environmental politics in the US (spring
  • External relations of the EU (spring)
  • International public law (spring)
  • A web-based course in experimental economics (spring)



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