FAQ Summer School

FAQ Summer School


Sciences Po Lille’s Summer School is open to International students from around the world and to students from Partner Universities. And in particular to students currently enrolled in an accredited college/university. They can be:

    Undergraduate students: mandatory “European Affairs background”
    Postgraduate students: GPA 2.5 or above
    Students selected by a partner University of Sciences Po.

For more information regarding the application process, make sure to read the following page

Registration begins on 20th April 2024 and closes on 29th May 2024.

Students who want to participate in the Summer School have to complete their enrollment procedure online on our website

You can find all steps for the application procedure here

The Summer School lasts 4 weeks. The arrival day is on Monday, June 24th, 2024. However, the accommodation is booked from Sunday, June 23rd, 2024. The last day of courses is Friday, July 19th, 2024.

If you submitted information that needs to be changed or corrected, please email your full legal name and the changes needed to be rectified to international.students@sciencespo-lille.eu 


The 2024 Summer School proposes an innovative programme around 2 tracks:

-          International - EU Affairs

-          French Language & Society 

All of the Summer School’s classes are taught in English, except French language classes.

Yes, students will be required to prove their English Proficiency: TOEFL iBT (a score of 80 or above)/ IELTS (a score of 6.5 or above), 685 TOEIC or other materials proving a corresponding level of English. (Not applicable for native English-speakers and students attending English taught courses in their home university).
At the end of the Summer School participants will receive a certificate with the 12 ECTS credits they have received.
The number of spots available to participate in the Summer School are limited. There is a maximum of 40 spots available. 

French language classes will be divided in smaller groups based on the students' French proficiency.

We welcome students at every level of French language learning, from complete beginners (Level A0) to the advanced (Level C1). 35 hours of French classes are included.

We will publish the schedule as soon as it is available!

Housing Questions Summer school

You will be able to book accomodation when registering to the Summer School. The fee is 750€ for 4 weeks.

Arrival Questions

Students enrolled to the Summer School have to provide for:

  • Visa and passport information. To enter France you must have a valid passport or if you are an European Student, your identity card is enough. 
  • Health and Travel Insurance. In order to participate in the Summer School, students are required to have valid individual or university insurance covering them for medical expenses + travel and repatriation.
We have detailed the average cost of goods, services and transportation in our International Students' Guide (under Financing). Make sure to check it out to get an estimation of your living expenses when you are in Lille.

Campus Life Questions

We have a detailed guide providing you direction to Sciences Po Lille that you can read here

Yes, the summer school programme includes several organized trips in Brussels, Paris and Lille during the week. 

Sciences Po Lille will also propose to students some conferences, visit of museum and cooking classes (optional)...

Due to its geographical situation, it is fairly convenient to visit a number of European cities from Lille. 

Summer School Fees

You can check the full price breakdown by visiting this page.

Payment of the fees has to be done at the time of submitting your application.

Payment can be made online on our bank’s secure internet banking.

If you would prefer to pay through the postal bank, please make cheques payable to “Agent comptable de l’IEP”
Address: Sciences Po Lille - Service RI - 9, rue Auguste Angellier - 59000 Lille

The application and accommodation fees are non-refundable.

Students who want to cancel their application must send us, an email before June 1st. In this case, they will get 50% of the tuition fee back, minus the related bank charges in case of a bank postal money order.

Unfortunately not, all students are required to submit the application fee.


Please email the Summer Session Office for all program information and for questions about administrative matters such as billing and registration.

Fabienne Zélent-Clairis

Summer School Coordinator


Sciences Po Lille

9 rue angellier - 59000 Lille - FRANCE

Phone : +

Office : 2.34