The city of Rennes is situated in the east of Brittany in north-western France. Rennes is the capital of the region of Brittany, and the Ille-et-Vilaine department. Rennes is a true college city with many private and public universities contributing to its academic culture. The city is full of small restaurants, cafes, museums and attractions of all kinds. It is a major cultural center with many film festivals, theaters, and music events.
Sciences-Po offers a multidisciplinary training. Students study Law, Management, Economics, Political Science, History and European Studies. International students can opt to enroll in classes delivered exclusively in French or may choose from the more limited English course offerings. Other institutional highlights include:
Courses Available in French
Courses Available in English (very limited)
Housing and Meals
Program Dates and Deadlines
|Fall semester||October to December||March 15|
|Spring semester||January to May||October 1|
|URI In-state Tuition and Fees||$6,329|
|Room and Board||Variable|
|Additional Fees (Admin Fee, OCS Fee)||$833|
|Emergency Evacuation Insurance||$33|
|Total estimated Cost of Attendance||$8,376 + Room/Board|
NOTE: Additional costs include airfare, ground transportation, visa, books and
* Fees are subject to change.
**May be waived with proof of insurance and completion of waiver.
Program Requirements for English Program
Program Requirements for French Program
For more information on this exchange program or to obtain an application, please first complete the online General Information Session and then contact the Office of International Education to schedule an advising appointment at: 401-874-5546.