Internationalization of research

Sciences Po Toulouse develops ambitious research activities in economic and social sciences via its two laboratories. these teams of researchers, well integrated into research programmes on both a national and international level, welcome more than a dozen foreign visiting professors as well as many more researchers on collaborative projects. There are a great number of overseas Phd candidates that write their theses in the laboratories of Sciences Po Toulouse.

The laboratory of the social sciences of polity (LaSSP)

The LaSSP carries out a variety of disciplinary approaches to political matters. it draws together the whole range of specialists in Political science, Public law, Sociology, History and Information Communication. It also has several specialists in comparative Politics and European studies.

The areas of research of the laSSP are as follows:

  • Area 1: Governments, Public Administrations and Policies (Governments and comparative Administrations in europe; territorialised Public Action);
  • Area 2: Media, culture and Politics (transformation of domestic economies in the fields of journalism and Politics; commitment and Political Mobilisation - seMoPP).

Laboratory In economic, political and social-system research (LEREPS)

The LEREPS privileges an empirical and interdisciplinary approach to economic issues based on structural analysis, behavior and decisions of different actors and that focuses on the interaction between Economics, Sociology, Geographical Planning, as well as (but to a lesser degree) Management.

The areas of research of the LEREPS are as follows:

  • Area 1: space and territories (company localisation and industrial dynamics; Governance and territorial Processes, space and coordination);  
  • Area 2: organisation dynamics (organisational change, Production and spreading of Knowledge, company Governance, Financialization).


Date of update July 26, 2016


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