The International Political Science track

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Created by ESCE in 2017, the International Political Science track prepares you for international business management while also emphasizing the human and relational aspects of the business world. The International Political Science Track enables curious, open-minded, committed students to distinguish their profile as future managers by combining the choice of an international business school with the acquisition of a solid culture of the global geopolitical environment.

The International Political Science program is offered during the first three years of the Grande École program. It is then possible to choose one of the 12 specializations of the ESCE Master’s program, or to continue with a double degree in Political Science with the partner school HEIP.

An internship at the end of thefirst year allows students to acquire a first professional experience.

This Track is offered in French 🇫🇷

in Paris and Lyon.

A QUALITATIVE PROGRAM THAT COMBINES THE CHOICE OF AN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS SCHOOL WITH THE ACQUISITION OF A SOLID CULTURE OF THE GLOBAL GEOPOLITICAL ENVIRONMENT.

1st Cycle – 1st, 2nd and 3rd years

Acquire key international business skills and an in-depth approach to international political science.

The course includes:

The key subjects of Management and International Business :

Financial analysis, Accounting, Marketing, Management, Strategy, Macroeconomics and Microeconomics, Supply Chain, International Trade…

Subjects aimed at developing specific skills in International Political Science:

  • Geopolitics
  • Major contemporary issues
  • Comparative constitutional law and political institutions
  • History of globalization
  • History of religions
  • Demographics
  • Labour economics

Languages :

Teaching of 2 languages, and a 3rd language as an option.

Subjects aimed at acquiring specific soft skills:

  • Public speaking: work on oral expression
  • Method conference: work on written expression

A major project in the 3rd year:

2020/2021: Humanist Hackaton, an immersive seminar integrating meetings with prominent personalities from the world of culture, geopolitics, social and solidarity environment, and individual and collective work to learn how to become an actor of change.

2021/2022: Trip to Brussels to discover the backstage of European affairs, meetings with members of the European institutions, exchange with lobbyists, journalists, representatives of France to the EU.

2nd Cycle – 4th and 5th years

An extremely wide choice of specializations

A path that leads to management jobs or to positions focused on communication, consulting and lobbying.

Choice of one of ESCE’s 12 specialisations in the 4 main areas of Management

  • International Business
  • Finance
  • Marketing and Business Development
  • Entrepreneurship and Consulting

OR

Choice of double degree in International Political Science with HEIP

4th year at ESCE – choice of an ESCE specialization

5th year at HEIP – 4 possible specializations :

  • International Institutions, NGOs and Development Policy
  • Strategic Studies, Security and Defense Policy
  • International Business and Diplomacy
  • Prevention, Arbitration and Conflict Management

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Updated 4 February 2022