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Sciences Po University Prohibits ChatGPT to Curb Plagiarism

Sciences Po, a leading French university, has prohibited the use of ChatGPT, an AI-based chatbot that generates coherent text, to deter fraud and plagiarism.

SciencesPo University Gate
SciencesPo University Gate

The university announced the ban on all AI-based tools, including ChatGPT, to students and faculty via email.

Restrictions on ChatGPT Use at Sciences Po

Students are not permitted to use ChatGPT for written work or presentations without transparent referencing and under the supervision of a course leader, according to Sciences Po. The university also warned that consequences for using the software may include expulsion from the institution or from French higher education altogether.