Graduate students

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If you are an international student at MA level, please read this carefully:

If you have very good level French, we encourage you to join ONE year (4A or 5A) of ONE MA programme (see here and do all the courses in it just like a French student.  You will earn 30 ECTS for this semester of study.  You will not mix undergraduate and graduate level classes.  You may be exempted from language classes.

If you DO NOT have very good level French, there are a few classes in English in the MA in European studies (Master Gouvernance européenne; see here  You will earn 5 ECTS per course at MA level, just like at undergraduate level.  You might be able to mix  undergraduate and graduate level classes – it depends on schedules and you won’t know these till September/January.

Most MA programmes at Sciences Po Grenoble only run in semester 1 (most students complete an internship in S2).

Also, although term dates are a bit different for MA students, but we do encourage you to join all the integration activities in September and/or January with the other international and French students.

Example term dates (2018-19):

  • MA GE 4A and 5A: begin mid September (4th year spring semester is very short (January and February)
  • MA PPOI: 1st year (4A) beginning of October/ 2nd year (5A) last week of September (internship in spring semester)
  • MA MMO: A4/A5 last week of September (only 4th year is present in spring semester)

Please send an email to as soon as you have been nominated to present your case for specific guidance.

Admission into 2-year Masters’ programs

1 / To enter one of Sciences Po Grenoble’s 20 Masters programs in 4th yearand obtain the Institut d’Etudes Politiques degree (equivalent to a Master) the application process is as follows:

  • Step 1 : Application form.
  • Step 2 : Shortlisted candidates are called for interview with specialized panel.
  • Step 3 : Selected candidates (and waiting list) are contacted.

2 / Application calendar

From mid-February to beginning of April


3 / Prerequisites :

A completed or ongoing degree or equivalent in any discipline (180 ECTS).

High B2 level French.  There are no Masters taught entirely in English.  Only the MA in European Studies offers around half of its classes in English.

Click here for information in French:


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