Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France

Culture and Politics in Contemporary France

when 3 June 2024 - 14 June 2024
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 EC
fee EUR 1200

2 weeks intensive program
Dimensions :
▪ Courses in political science and social sciences given by specialized teacher-researchers
▪ Visits with prominent cultural practitioners
▪ French language courses related to the themes

Topics :
▪ Heritage and French controversial past
▪ Architecture and urban politics
▪ Cinema and the “French exception”
▪ Visual arts and minority issues.

Course leader

Faithful to the DNA of Sciences Po Saint-Germain-en-Laye, this summer school will be ensured by teaching and research staff as well as practitioners involved in the cultural field.

Target group

Have completed at least one year of higher education in your country of origin at the time of the Summer
School (recommended for bachelor students, Master level student’s are welcomed to attend as well).
▪ A CEFR B2 English proficiency level is expected, though no formal test is required
▪ No requirement in French – all level will be accepted
▪ Candidates from all universities and countries are welcomed
▪ Must be aged of +18

Course aim

Fully taught in English, the summer school will offer students a stimulating learning environment exploring the linkages between culture and politics. Through the analysis of controversial issues shaping cultural and art spheres in contemporary France students will develop analytical and critical capacities to interpret broader social and political phenomena.

Fee info

EUR 1200: The fees will cover the below two weeks program
• Courses 24h
• French course 16h
• Visits, excursions
• First day welcome coffee
• Daily morning coffee
• Lunch at university restaurant or
lunch box
• Departure reception cocktail
• Access to campus equipments and wifi
EUR 800: Accommodation
Special negociated Summer School rate : 800 € / person in a single room (private bathroom)
The rate includes: cleaning service at arrival and departure, site inspection at arrival and departure mandatory with the student, laundry package, dishes package, multi risk home insurance for the period of stay.