On March 28, 2014, the first student in the PhD partnership between Columbia University and Sciences Po successfully earned her doctorate, completing the innovative Alliance program that allowed her to earn a dual degree with studies at both institutions.
On April 12 and 13, the Embassy of France and The George Washington University hosted a student competition called “The Lafayette Debates.” Beginning with a series of online debates and multimedia competitions, the debates culminated in a tournament hosted by the Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies of the George Washington University. This year the topic addresses the question of the value of cultural expressions in the context of International trade.
The European Youth Parliament - France is organising a very special International Forum, as part of the official commemorations for the 70th anniversary of the D-Day and the Battle of Normandy, from the 29th of May to the 8th of June.
From January to March 2014, The French Cultural Services of the French Embassy hosted a competition for college students working on a double major that includes French.
The course revisits the classics of the Nouvelle Vague (“A Bout de Souffle/Breathless”; “Les 400 coups/400 Blows”, “Jules et Jim”), highlights some gems by Louis Malle, Agnes Varda, Alain Resnais, and discusses why they changed the way we think and watch cinema today.
To celebrate the worldwide celebration of the Francophonie this month, the French Cultural Service in Chicago ask prize-winning writer Abdourahman A. WABERI from Djibouti to share his thoughts on its meaning today.
Stanford University and the Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF) have just released a vast trove of documents and images from the French Revolution on their new French Revolution Digital Archive website (FRDA).
Dans un rapport publié fin 2013, l’Institut américain pour l’accès et la réussite à l’université (Institute for College Access and Success) estime que le niveau moyen d’endettement des étudiants diplômés de Licence (College graduates) a atteint 29 400 dollars en 2012 contre 23 450 en 2008, soit 25% de plus. Pour rappel, la dette étudiante s’élève à 1000 milliards de dollars aux Etats-Unis