10th anniversary of Sciences Po. Paris Delegation in India
Sciences Po. Paris, the leading French Social Sciences university, celebrated 10 years of its presence in India.
New Delhi, 16 January 2017
Sciences Po. Paris, the leading French Social Sciences university, celebrated 10 years of its presence in India. Ranked 4th for Politics and International Studies in the 2016 QS world rankings, the top institution has developed significant cooperation with India, having inked MoUs with thirteen top universities and colleges, and opened offices in both Delhi and Mumbai.
To mark this anniversary, a reception was hosted at the Residence of France during which Dr Ashwani Kumar, MP (Rajya Sabha) and former Minister of Law and Justice, addressed Sciences Po Alumni and partners in Delhi.
On this occasion, Ms Laurence Souloumiac, Head of Sciences Po. Centre for Asia, and Ms Marie Azuelos, International Affairs Manager, from Paris, along with India Delegates Neha Khanna and Sophie Collet, interacted with members of the press to discuss the international outreach of Sciences Po., its collaborations with Indian institutions and companies, and its vision of social inclusion.
Sciences Po. is ranked 4th for Politics and International Studies in the 2016 QS world rankings, alongside Harvard University, Oxford University and the London School of Economics, and just ahead of the University of Cambridge.
Its alumni include five French Presidents including François Hollande, 12 French Prime Ministers, 4 heads of the IMF, as well as many CEO and CFOs from the corporate sector. H.E. Shri Mohan Kumar, Ambassador of India to France, and H.E. Ms Chandrika Kumaratunga, former Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, are also Sciences Po. graduates.