How to apply ?

How to apply ?

Academic calendar * :

  • Registration begins: Monday 28th January 2019
  • Nomination deadline : Sunday 31st March 2019
  • Application deadline: Monday 13th May 2019
  • Arrival Day:  Sunday 23rd June 2019
  • Orientation, Conference and visit of Lille: Monday 24th June 2019
  • First Day of courses: Tuesday 25th June 2019
  • Field trip to Paris: Friday 28th June 2019
  • Field trip to Brussels: Friday 12th July 2019
  • Last Day of courses: Friday 19th July 2019   
* The above schedule is subject to change


Sciences Po’s Summer School is open to International students from around the world, students from Partner Universities and Sciences Po Lille students.

Eligibility for the Summer School :

Student currently enrolled in an accredited college/university

   1. Undergraduate: mandatory “European Affairs background”

   2. Postgraduate: GPA 2.5 or above

   3. Selection of partner Universities

Sciences Po Lille partner universities’ International Offices are asked to nominate their students via email to from February 4th to April 8th, 2019.

Language Requirements

Students will be required to prove their English Proficiency : TOEFL iBT (a score of 80 or above)/ IELTS (a score of 6.5 or above), 685 TOEIC or other materials proving a corresponding level of English. (Not applicable for native English-speakers and students attending English taught courses in their home university).

French language

The optional French language course welcomes students at every level of French language learning, from complete beginners (Level A0) to the advanced (Level C1).

In order to create relevant and coherent groups, students who are unable to provide evidence of French proficiency will be required to complete a Pre-Arrival French Test to determine the group they will join.

How to apply

Step 1 : Look for information about Sciences Po Lille’s Summer School

This website contains a lot of information about the Summer School and will help you get a better idea of what we offer. Don’t hesitate to consult your International Students Advisor (for credit transfer for instance).

If you have any further questions, please contact us at


Step 2 : Choose one elective subject for the mornings ( week 3 and 4)

Choose your elective program for the last 2 weeks. Indicate on the application form the elective that you have also selected an alternative elective in case your first choice becomes unavailable.

Step 3 : Complete your application form

Download and complete the application form. (Registration begins: Monday 28th January 2019)

Step 4 : Scanning documents

To complete your application, please upload the following compulsory documents :

Format supported : Word, PDF, jpg.

  1. Nomination letter (only if you are a student in a Sciences Po Lille partner university and you were nominated for the summer school by your International office)
  2. Identity picture – (jpg) format only (420x540)
  3. Copy of a valid passport
  4. Resume in English
  5. Cover letter in English (500 words max.)
  6. Certificate of enrollment for the 2015-2016 academic year in a higher education institution
  7. Copies of transcripts from your last two periods of study
  8. If applicable health certificate proving disability
  10. A proof of your estimated level in French if you would like to take this option.

Step 5 : Arrange Payment

Payment of the fees has to be done at the time of submitting your application.

The application fee is non-refundable.

Payment can be made through your bank’s secure internet banking website.


If you would prefer to pay by Bank postal money order : Please make cheques payable to “Agent comptable de l’IEP”

Adress : Sciences Po Lille - Service RI - 9, rue Angellier 59000 Lille

Note : Your registration will be considered as valid only after your payment.


Warning : If you are a student at a Sciences Po Lille partner university and you were nominated for the summer school by your International office, you must download your nomination letter and then you must process your payment to be finally registered.

All registered students will receive an official letter of acceptance once registration and payment are completed.

Thank you for applying !

You need more information ?

We look forward to meeting you this summer at Sciences Po Lille.