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Dual degree program - Penn Law

Sciences Po and Penn Law: Two world class institutions

 

Sciences Po at a Glance

Founded in 1872, Sciences Po was originally a private school established to analyze the contemporary world and prepare young people to enter public administration in France. 

Today, Sciences Po functions as a top-level research university in the social sciences, offering a wide and varied curriculum and drawing on academics and experts in such fields as political science, international relations, sociology, law, and economics. Scholars as well as professionals from the business world and public administration comprise Sciences Po’s distinguished faculty. 

Located in the heart of Paris, Sciences Po is a symbol of excellence and attracts outstanding students from all over the world. With more than 300 partner universities worldwide and 42% of international students, Sciences Po has become a truly international institution. 

Innovation and creativity in research and education have always been a driving force at Sciences Po. Through its multidisciplinary programs, Sciences Po delivers a solid methodological training and provides students with the tools to deal with complexity. Besides, Sciences Po’s education constantly encourages bold intellectual attitudes and mutual respect and consideration. 

Among the 13 professional Master’s programs, the Master in Finance and Strategy gathers a very diverse student body, in terms of academic as well as cultural backgrounds, with more than 40% international students.

 

Penn Law at a Glance

The essence of Penn Law

Penn Law's strengths - a superior legal education enhanced through cross-disciplinary studies and our deserved reputation as a congenial and stimulating environment - are reflected in all that we do.

A First-Rate Faculty: Our faculty, an outstanding group of leading scholars in every major area of law, defines Penn Law's intellectual vitality. More than 70 percent hold advanced degrees and more than half have joint appointments or are affiliated with other of the University's great schools and departments. Students find Penn Law’s faculty accessible and engaged with their students, creating a dynamic learning environment.

Strength in Cross-Disciplinary Studies: Penn Law has created a cross-disciplinary program that is unrivalled among the leading law schools. Recognizing that lawyers of the future will be well-versed not only in legal tradition but also in the broader fields of our society, Penn Law has embraced its relationship with the finest array of graduate and professional programs in the nation. LLM students can take a class at one of Penn’s professional and graduate schools such as Wharton, the Annenberg School for Communication, the Center for Bioethics program and others throughout the University campus.

Students Thrive at Penn Law: While Penn Law is consistently ranked in the top 10 law schools in the United States, Penn Law takes equal pride that is ranked third in a national survey in student satisfaction. Our students overwhelmingly responded that if they had to do it over again, they would choose to come to Penn Law.  

For more information: Download the MFS-LLM online brochure for 2011-2013