Skip to main content

Faculty exchange to Sciences Po

Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris, or Sciences Po, supports research in all the social sciences, including political science, sociology, history and law, with an emphasis on political science and policy studies generally. Previously, Northwestern faculty members have been involved with the following research units:

For more opportunities, see the full list of research units at Sciences Po.


The application deadline for 2017-2018 is March 15, 2017.

To apply, follow the instruction outlined in the Sciences Po call for faculty applications document.

Prepare for your trip

If you are a US passport holder planning to stay in France for 90 days or less, you may qualify for a visa exemption.

FIG will contribute a fixed amount toward your airfare once the trip has been completed. Please send your documentation (including ticket receipt and boarding passes) to Jill Ware upon your return to process the reimbursement.

Northwestern employees who will be travelling abroad are advised to complete the online application for the free GeoBlue Global Health Insurance.  One only has to sign up once to be covered for any additional travels abroad.

Upon your return please send a short report on your visit, including a list of talks and other relevant academic activities, to our director.