Germany and France: MPIfG and Sciences Po

Culminating many years of collaboration in research and teaching between the MPIfG in Cologne and Sciences Po in Paris, the Max Planck Sciences Po Center on Coping with Instability in Market Societies (MaxPo) opened its doors in fall 2012. In jointly founding the Center, the MPIfG and Sciences Po took a major step toward working together more closely and have been collaborating successfully ever since.

MaxPo conducts research on the impact of increasing liberalization, technological advances, and cultural change on the stability of industrialized Western societies. 


Sciences Po is one of the leading universities in France in the social sciences. Its nine interdisciplinary and internationally oriented research centers work in the social and political sciences, economics, history, and law.
Cooperation between Science Po and the MPIfG involves

Sciences Po is an international partner institution of the Institute's doctoral program, the International Max Planck Research School on the Social and Political Constitution of the Economy (IMPRS-SPCE).

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