The Paris Institute of Political Studies, commonly known as "Sciences Po," is a prestigious French university based in Paris with six regional campuses throughout France. O’Neill undergraduate students who participate in the Sciences Po exchange will live and attend classes at the Reims campus.
Learn more about O’Neill undergraduate exchange with Sciences Po in Reims
You should work with your O’Neill advisor to determine which semester will be best for you to study at Erasmus. Please use the time frames below to help in planning your semester abroad.
Fall Semester: Late August - Mid December
Spring Semester: Mid January - Mid May
You must take 30 ECTS (ECTS is the credit unit used throughout Europe) which equals 15 IU credits during your semester at Sciences Po.
If you drop below the required 30 ECTS enrollment while abroad, you will be awarded F grades for the missing credits (ex: if you register for 24 ECTS (12 IU credits), you will
Sciences Po offers a unique certificate option for students. You will have the option to earn a certificate in one of four categories:
There is no obligation to complete one of the certificate programs, it is merely an option. If it better suits your interests, please feel free to mix and match classes from the different certificate programs. You can view course offerings from prior semesters as examples of coursework available at Sciences Po:
Although course offerings are similar from year to year, all courses are subject to change.
Sciences Po in Reims provides a variety of student housing options, all located off campus. Locations are from one to three kilometers from campus and depending on amenities, prices will vary. Visit the Sciences Po Reims housing website for more information.
You will pay your normal tuition rate at Indiana University through your bursar account (no tuition will be paid to Sciences Po). You will be responsible for covering your own overseas expenses including airfare, food, and housing. Roughly $1,200 dollars a month should cover food, housing, fun, study materials, and incidentals. Your biggest variable will be housing.
For an estimated breakdown of expected costs click here.
Selected students will receive an automatic scholarship of $1,500; additional need-based scholarships are available as well.
Other scholarships are available on a competitive and need-based basis.
Learn more about living in Reims
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