Important Dates and Deadlines

As you begin¬†your application to the UBC Sciences Po Dual Degree program, it’s important to familiarize yourself with key¬†dates and deadlines:

  • Application deadlines for the program
  • Interview dates if you are shortlisted for an admission interview


Get a picture of the application cycle and deadlines for the program. Unless noted otherwise, deadlines are in Pacific Standard Time.

Deadline Schedule for Admission to the 2017/2018 Academic Year
UBC online application opens September 1, 2016            
UBC Sciences Po supplemental application available online September 16, 2016
UBC online application deadline for domestic applicants who wish to be considered for Major Entrance Scholarships

Applicants can submit their UBC online application first, and submit the supplemental by the January 9, 2017 deadline.

December 1, 2016
Deadline for both UBC online application and Dual Degree supplemental application January 9, 2017
All applicants notified of application status. Shortlisted applicants will be invited for an admission interview. Mid-February 2017
Conditional offer of admission

All offers of admission are conditional and require applicants to maintain the same level of achievement as at the time of application.

April 1, 2017
Accepting or declining your Dual Degree offer. May 1, 2017
Official start of program at Sciences Po campuses in France. Late August 2017

All applicants will be notified in mid-February about the status of their application. If you are shortlisted for the Dual Degree program, you will be invited to meet with representatives from both UBC and Sciences Po for an interview. This interview is required for all shortlisted applicants, and you will be asked to select an interview date and location in the supplemental application. You will have the option of choosing an in-person or virtual interview.

Unsuccessful applicants will also be notified of their ongoing consideration for the regular UBC BA program.

Interview Dates and Locations for Admission to 2017/2018 Academic Year
Toronto, Canada February 23-24, 2017
Paris, France February 27-March 3, 2017
Beijing, China March 4, 2017
Vancouver, Canada March 6-10, 2017
Virtual (Europe Time Zone) February 27-March 3, 2017
Virtual (Pacific Time Zone) March 6-10, 2017

If you are choosing a virtual interview, you will be asked to include the name and contact information of an individual who can serve as a proctor during your interview. A proctor is an individual who monitors a student, and cannot be someone who is related to the student, or present a conflict of interest. It can be a teacher or a counsellor at the student’s school.