Who is this class for: The course is very accessible to a wide public. But it will also provide a lot of resources for those who have an advanced level, like professionals and opinion leaders with an interest in international energy relations and policies. Energy is prominently present in the media almost every day and having a sound understanding of the nexus between technical and political considerations is essential to politicians, diplomats, journalists as well as executives of energy companies to correctly evaluate their options and strategies.


Created by:  Sciences Po

  • Giacomo Luciani

    Taught by:  Giacomo Luciani, Professor and Scientific Advisor for the Master in International Energy

    Paris School of International Affairs
LevelBeginner
Commitment8 weeks of study, 1-3 hours/week
Language
English, Subtitles: French
How To PassPass all graded assignments to complete the course.
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Founded in 1872, Sciences Po is France's leading university in the social sciences. For over 140 years, Sciences Po has educated decision-makers of the public and private sectors. Sciences Po is differentiated by its strongly international character: of the 13,000 students in the institution, 46% are international students originating from 150 countries. Sciences Po also holds a high standard of social responsibility and continues to play a pioneering role in the promotion of diversity and equal opportunity in higher education. 30% of the student body receive financial aid at Sciences Po. In 2000, this number was 6%. Over the last decade, Sciences Po has integrated digital tools into its programmes (shared work spaces, eCourses, Moodle, online map library, Controversy Mapping, Forccast Project, etc.) and has naturally migrated towards MOOC teaching platforms as well as other innovative teaching methods.
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Rated 4.7 out of 5 of 426 ratings

Excellent introduction to a complicated topic. As energy is one of the most important topics of international relations, taking this course also allows a larger understanding of current geopolitical conflicts.

With this course I have been able to better understand the role of energy in the development of the countries, and in a clear and simple way I have managed to understand how renewable energies work.

Super interesting course, I realy enjoy it, thanks Giacomo and all Sciences Po staff.

An excellent introduction to the subjects. Perhaps the emphasis on Europe is high in proportion to the rest of the world. Little information about developing countries.

More extra readings and references would be appreciated.

Some of the link to video resources no longer work.