Institut d’Etudes Politiques d’Aix en Provence
Aix en Provence, France
Are classes taught in English?
The majority of the classes are taught in French. A few classes are taught each semester in English, but most of these are not law courses, so demonstrated fluency in French is required. Visit the overview of course offerings for further details.
What are the major strengths of the program?
A significant portion of the law curriculum is dedicated to International Business and Administrative Law.
How many U.S. exchange students are there?
There are 120 foreign exchange students on campus each year. The number of U.S. students varies year to year. Sciences Po Aix will accept two students from UCLA per semester.
What is the term schedule?
The fall semester runs from early September to mid-December. The spring semester runs from early January to mid-May. View the university academic calendar for more information.
Where can I get housing?
Students are eligible to apply for housing in the student residence halls (subject to availability), which are typically available for between €135 and €240 per month. Sciences Po Aix also offers students a comprehensive list of resources regarding securing non-university housing (flats, flat-sharing, rooming with a family, and more), though finding private-sector accommodations near campus can typically be very difficult and quite costly. Private housing is estimated at between €400 and €700 per month. In comparison, renting a room with a family is estimated at between €300 and €400 per month. Sciences Po Aix provides additional practical information about accommodations and the cost of living online.