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International Relations

Vistula University

Mode

Full-time

Level

Bachelor’s Degree Programme (3-year)

Language of studies

English, Polish

Location

Warsaw

Number of specialities

6

Price from

2500 € / year

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About studies

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 2021. 

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.

Field specialties

This specialty is addressed to people who want to pursue their professional careers working with the international media or international corporations. It is an interdisciplinary study program that combines international relations, political science and journalism. It focuses on the issue of public image and the role of the media in contemporary international relations.

The study program focuses on the issues related to both internal and external state security. You will learn about collective security systems, strategies of protection against threats and the ways of forecasting risks. This study program is a very good option for those who want to develop a professional career as international analysts or who plan to deal with risk assessment in corporations.

This specialty’s program focuses on the impact of international crises on countries, methods of crisis resolution and information management in crisis situations.

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The study program

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.

Advantages of studying International Relations

The highest rating in the Perspektywy 2022 ranking

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 2022.

The highest rating in the Perspektywy 2022 ranking

High rating of the Polish Accreditation Committee

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.

High rating of the Polish Accreditation Committee

Unique courses

The study program includes courses on the fight against disinformation and it will teach you, among others, critical thinking, as well as the ability to verify information and distinguish between facts and opinions. A careful approach to what appears on the web is especially important nowadays.

Unique courses

Preparation for the professional career

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.

Preparation for the professional career

Global opportunities

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.

Global opportunities

Modern technologies in education

The Bachelor’s degree study program in International Relations is also available in an online mode. It is a modern form of studying carried out at Vistula University with the use of the latest ICT technologies.

 Modern technologies in education

Career

Professional prospects

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.

INTERNATIONAL COMMUNICATION

INTERNATIONAL COMMUNICATION

On graduating the International Communication specialty, you can work in:

  • public administration,
  • institutions promoting Poland and the economy,
  • marketing and PR agencies,
  • international organizations,
  • economic self-government institutions,
  • analytical and research centres,
  • HR agencies,
  • consulting companies,
  • think-tanks,
  • non-governmental organizations,
  • media.
NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY

NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY

On graduating the National and International Security specialty, you can work in:

  • government administration,
  • national security agencies,
  • international security agencies,
  • consulting companies,
  • analytical, research and expert centres,
  • EU institutions,
  • NATO,
  • UN,
  • media.
CRISIS MANAGEMENT

CRISIS MANAGEMENT

On graduating International the Crisis Management specialty, you can work in:

  • public administration,
  • international security agencies,
  • companies and corporations,
  • consulting companies,
  • non-governmental organizations,
  • EU institutions,
  • UN,
  • NATO,
  • international cooperation departments in companies,
  • media. 

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.

Price list

How to reduce your tuition fees?

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.

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Our Staff

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Małgorzata Bonikowska, PhD

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Przemysław Piotr Damski, PhD

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Anna Grzywacz, PhD

Zygmunt Janiec, PhD

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Prof. Wawrzyniec Konarski, PhD

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Prof. Agnieszka Legucka, PhD

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Juliusz Maliszewski, PhD

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Janusz Mrowiec, PhD

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Bartłomiej E. Nowak, PhD

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Prof. PhD Agata Włodkowska

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Piotr Kościński, PhD

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Zdzisław Rapacki, PhD

Prof. Aldona Piwko, PhD

Sylwia Winiarska, PhD

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    International Admission

    Director
    Leonid Markusyk
    phone: +48 501 294 962
    e-mail: l.markusyk@vistula.edu.pl

    International Admission Coordinator
    Halina Bożko
    phone: +48 502 603 174
    e-mail: h.bozhko@vistula.edu.pl

    International Admission Officer
    (Russian & Polish)
    Anna Voronko
    phone: +48 798 066 870
    e-mail: admission2@vistula.edu.pl

    International Admission Officer
    (English)
    Tosin Oladosu
    phone: +48 510 858 087
    e-mail: admission2@vistula.edu.pl

    Room:
    122

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    Language of studies

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    Location

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    Level

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