Political Science, M.A.

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  • 24 months
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University of Warsaw ,
Graduate Programme in Political Science (former Master's Degree Studies in Political Science) is addressed to persons with a Bachelor's degree awarded upon completion of a Bachelor's degree program (undergraduate studies) in Poland or elsewhere. They are second-cycle full-time graduate studies (Master). The language of tuition is English.
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Master's Degree Studies in Political Science are addressed to persons with a Bachelor's degree awarded upon completion of a Bachelor's degree program (undergraduate studies) in Poland or elsewhere as well as to persons with a Masters degree awarded upon completion of a Master's degree program in Poland or elsewhere. They are second-cycle evening graduate studies. The language of tuition is English.

The program of studies consists of theoretical and practical subjects that enable obtaining the extensive knowledge of political science. It focuses on Poland and Europe (first of all the EU as well as Central and Eastern Europe). The subjects within the program are among others: Polish and General Contemporary History, History of Political Institutions; European Political Systems, Political Institutions of the EU, European Law; Transformation in Central and Eastern Europe, Russian Politics; Historical Politics in Europe; International Relations, Foreign Policy of Poland; Theory of Politics, Methods in Political Research, Political Thought; Sociology and Psychology of Politics, Social Movements; Political Decision-Making, Political Communication, Art of Negotiation.

Selected students can complete a part of the studies abroad thanks to the Erasmus exchange and double diploma program (with the University in Konstanz, Germany).

The graduates will be fully qualified to take up the posts of analysts and specialists in public administration, universities, think-tanks, media, national or international institutions and organizations, and companies operating across Europe and worldwide.

In order to receive a Master's degree, the graduates will be required to write a Masters thesis and pass the examination.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Polish and General Contemporary History
  • Theory of Politics
  • International Relations
  • History of Political Institutions
  • Social Movements
  • Methods in Political Research
  • Political Thought
  • Art of Negotiation
  • European Political Systems
  • Transformation in Central and East Europe
  • Master's degree proseminar
  • Sociology and Psychology of Politics
  • Political Institutions of the EU
  • The Political System of the Republic of Poland
  • European Law
  • Historical Politics in Europe
  • Political Decision-Making
  • Foreign Policy of Poland
  • Russian Politics
  • Political Communication
  • Optional subjects
  • Master's degree seminar

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Study intensity Part-time
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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Candidates must submit the following documents;

  1. High school diploma
  2. One of the two documents certifying:
  • Bachelors degree in any area of studies in Poland or elsewhere,
  • Masters degree in any area of studies, in Poland or elsewhere,
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Tuition Fee Per Year

  • EUR 3900 International
  • EUR 3500 EU/EEA


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