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A professional career in an international environment is an exciting adventure. You will be perfectly prepared to pursue such a career by graduating in International Relations field of study at Vistula University in Warsaw. Our program, staff and infrastructure have been highly rated by the Polish Accreditation Committee. The gained competences will allow you to develop professionally in your chosen area.
International relations is a science combining knowledge, experience and achievements of many disciplines. It draws from political science, economics and law, as well as from sociology, geography and history.
Studies in the area of international relations at Vistula University in Warsaw will help you understand the current and most pressing problems of the modern world. You will gain broad knowledge regarding global problems and mechanisms of international cooperation and competition on the political, economic and military levels. You will learn about the role of cultural, religious and regional factors and gain an insight into the world of negotiations and diplomacy. You will find out about contemporary military conflicts and international economic relations. We will teach you how to gather and select information as well as analyze and interpret the phenomena taking place in the international political and economic environment. You will learn the principles of intercultural communication and gain the command of two foreign languages. This will allow you to navigate confidently the international environment.
With us, you will develop soft competences, i.e., communication and cooperation skills, influencing, entrepreneurship and flexibility. These skills are highly rated by employers, and they will help you to accommodate easily to various conditions.
During your studies in International Relations, you will combine theoretical preparation with practical knowledge. You will be supported by outstanding diplomatic practitioners, politicians and experts in various fields of international relations. You will establish valuable contacts and gain the knowledge which is not available in textbooks, and which will make you stand out among your competitors.
Thanks to the competences acquired during the first-degree studies in International Relations at Vistula University in Warsaw, you will easily climb the career ladder in international corporations, public and financial institutions, in the media or in diplomacy.
The International Relations field of study at Vistula University in Warsaw ranked highest among all non-public universities conducting such studies in Poland in the Perspektywy University Ranking 2023.
You can choose one of our three specialties within the Bachelor’s degree study program in International Relations. The program allows you to continue education at the Master’s level not only in the field of international relations, but also in economics and other social and human sciences, such as sociology, political science and history. All specialties broaden our students’ horizons thus giving them a better understanding of the world and strengthening their position on the labour market.
Graduating in the first-degree studies in the field of International Relations at Vistula University in Warsaw will help you successfully develop your career in your chosen area.
This speciality has been developed in response to the evolution of the international order and the growing rivalry among global superpowers. It focuses on the changes among key international players and the rise of non-state leaders.
This is an offer for those who want to develop their professional career in the media engaged in international cooperation as well as with international corporations. The study program has an interdisciplinary character, it combines international relations, political science and journalism. The emphasis is placed on the issues of public image and the role of the media in contemporary international relations.
The study program focuses on the problems of state security in the internal and external perspective. You will get to know collective security systems, strategies for protection against threats and methods of forecasting threats. It is a great choice for those who want to develop their professional career working as international analysts or deal with the assessment of business risk factors in corporations.
The International Relations study program at Vistula University is unique in Poland. It has been developed based not only on academic knowledge, but also on the experience of industry practitioners. Our lecturers are former diplomats and ministers involved in the process of Poland’s accession to NATO and the European Union.
The International Relations field of study offered by Vistula University in Warsaw received the highest rating among all non-public universities conducting such studies in Poland in the Perspektywy University Ranking 2023.
The education concept, program, staff, internal quality system and infrastructure of the International Relations field of study at Vistula University in Warsaw was very highly rated by the Polish Accreditation Committee. The highest mark was awarded to internationalization and student support in the education process.
The curriculum includes classes on combating disinformation. As part of the workshop, you will also take part in conference simulations in the UN model. Thanks to such experience, you will learn to solve problems, reach agreements and compromises, as well as acquire leadership skills. You will also participate in simulations of diplomatic receptions and analyst workshops. You will gain practical knowledge necessary to write analyzes in the field of foreign policy.
Our experienced practitioners will provide you with interdisciplinary knowledge in the area of international relations. On graduation, you will be an expert thoroughly prepared to start your professional career.
The study program is based on a sound basis, and it will allow you to pursue your professional career not only in Poland, but also worldwide. You will be able to put into practice the knowledge and experience gained at Vistula University in Warsaw.
Thanks to cooperation with PwC, which provides professional consulting services, you will meet its experts. During their classes, you will gain practical knowledge on counteracting money laundering and financing terrorism. You will learn about the processes of getting to know the customer, searching for data in available sources of economic information, transaction analysis) and verification in terms of international sanctions.
The Bachelor’s degree study program in the field of International Relations at Vistula University in Warsaw will allow you to successfully develop your professional career in your chosen area.
Internships and job placements
The International Relations study program is an excellent opportunity to acquire not only theoretical but also practical knowledge. You will gain valuable experience by taking up internships and job placements in leading companies we cooperate with. Thanks to this, you will take your first steps in the profession and enhance your CV. You will uncover the specific character of working in your selected area. You will meet new people and make valuable contacts. This experience will open many professional opportunities for you. You will get an exciting and highly paid job.
Vistula Universities offer a rich scholarship system that will allow you to substantially reduce the cost of education. You can apply for a social scholarship, scholarship for academic performance, sports and artistic achievements, and an allowance. We also offer various promotions. You can benefit from them.Check the available options
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