QS ranking: Sciences Po ranks 3rd in the world in “Politics and International Studies”

27/02/2019 | 12:00 Press Releases  
Sciences Po improves its global position in “Politics and International Studies”, moving up, after three successive years in 4th place, to 3rd position globally in the international QS Rankings 2019 of the best universities by subject, released February 26, 2019. Just behind Harvard University and the University of Oxford, Sciences Po is the first university of continental Europe in this discipline, in front of LSE and Cambridge.
For the sixth year in a row, the QS rankings by subject, comparing more than 1,200 universities, continue to illustrate that Sciences Po is at the heart of leading social science universities. This trend can also be observed in Sociology; after being ranked 44th and then 37th in the past two years, Sciences Po has now leaped ahead to the 28th place.
Further progress has also been made in the “Social Policy and Administration” subject, as Sciences Po jumped from 48th to 22nd place in the world rankings.

In Law, Sciences Po maintains its place within the 51st and 100th positions. Sciences Po also upholds its rank in economics and history, between the 100 and 150th positions.


About Sciences Po 

Founded on values of openness and excellence, Sciences Po is an international research university, both selective and open to the world, ranking among the finest institutions in the fields of humanities and social sciences. Its unique model combines a multidisciplinary outlook with a focus on professional application, in order to train leaders capable of understanding and transforming society. Sciences Po ranks fourth worldwide in the field of Social Sciences and International Relations (QS 2018). Diversity is an integral element of Sciences Po’s identity, with international students from over 150 countries making up 47% of the student body, and 26% of students receiving scholarships (compared to 6% en 2000). http://www.sciencespo.fr/en

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