Social issues


The objective of this class is to ensure that students gain a good understanding of the French social protection system and acquire up-to-date knowledge of current figures and issues, and to prepare students for presenting their knowledge.

Topics covered: the French population; social security, social welfare; social Europe and comparisons with foreign countries; childhood and family policy; policy for senior and/or and disabled citizens; the fight against social exclusion; health policies; the labor and employment market, wage employment.


  • Maury S., Les questions sociales aux concours, édition 2014-2015, La documentation française.
  • Billerey V. and co, Leçons de questions sociales, Édition Ellipses.
  • de Montalembert M., La protection sociale en France, La documentation française.
  • Huteau G., Sécurité sociale

Educational formula

The various questions raised by the students, current affairs, oral presentation prepared by a student (10-15 minutes).

In brief

Year Fifth year

Teaching languageFrench

Teaching term Annual

Number of hours 18.0

Teaching activitySeminar

ValidationFinal written examination

Mandatory teaching



Educational manager :
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