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See the partner companies that cooperate with The Vistula University.

The UN Association – United Nations Association, Poland

The UN Association – United Nations Association, Poland – is a non-governmental organisation that implements projects, supporting and disseminating knowledge about the United Nations, and the role that Poland plays in it. In particular, it runs programmes in the field of sustainable development and the 2030 Agenda, social and civic activity, education, plus human rights and democracy. It promotes democratic values, intercultural dialogue, and civic activity. The official office of the organisation operates on the Vistula University campus. The President of the Vistula Group of Universities, Bartłomiej E. Nowak, PhD, has been appointed Chairman of the Programme Council of the UNA Poland.

KPMG in Poland

KPMG in Poland is part of a global organisation of independent audit and advisory companies. For 31 years, it has been providing professional services on the Polish market. Its experts support clients in solving practical business problems. The company’s activities include: tax, business, legal and transaction consultancy, IT services, and technologies.
KPMG in Poland works for both international corporations, large Polish companies, and entities from the small and medium-sized enterprise sector. The knowledge and professionalism of its employees constitute a unique market value. The company employs highly qualified and experienced specialists, as well as graduates from the best Polish and foreign universities, who constantly expand their knowledge, and gain professional qualifications. The high quality of the services offered, specialist industry knowledge, comprehensive and individual approach to each client, make KPMG in Poland, occupy high positions in the most important industry rankings, and the company has duly been receiving numerous awards for years.

https://home.kpmg/uk/en/home.html

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KPMG in Poland is part of a global organisation of independent audit and advisory companies. For 31 years, it has been providing professional services on the Polish market. Its experts support cli…

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ALIOR BANK

Alior Bank offers to its Customers innovative products and banking services that were so far unavailable on the Polish market. It has been repeatedly awarded in Poland and internationally for their high quality of products and services offered and the efficacy of its business model.

www.aliorbank.pl

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Alior Bank offers to its Customers innovative products and banking services that were so far unavailable on the Polish market. It has been repeatedly awarded in Poland and internationally for the…

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CBRE CORPORATE OUTSOURCING

CBRE Corporate Outsourcing is one of the biggest data managment companies in the world. In CBRE the formal language is English. www.cbre.pl/en


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CBRE Corporate Outsourcing is one of the biggest data managment companies in the world. In CBRE the formal language is English. www.cbre.pl/en


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CYFROWY POLSAT

Cyfrowy Polsat is one of the leading Polish media groups composed of the following companies: Cyfrowy Polsat, Telewizja Polsat and Redefine. www.polsat.pl Platforma Cyfrowy Polsat S.A. is the greatest operator of satellite TV in the Central and Eastern Europe and fifth company in Europe with respect to the number of subscribers.

www.cyfrowypolsat.pl

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Cyfrowy Polsat is one of the leading Polish media groups composed of the following companies: Cyfrowy Polsat, Telewizja Polsat and Redefine. www.polsat.pl Platforma Cyfrowy Polsat S.A. is the gr…

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INFO PRACA

infoPraca in an on-line job offer trade. It is a platform making available the state-of-art online recruitment tools offering effective support and help in making contact between employers and people searching for a job.

www.infopraca.pl

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infoPraca in an on-line job offer trade. It is a platform making available the state-of-art online recruitment tools offering effective support and help in making contact between employers and …

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MEETING PROFESSIONALS INTERNATIONAL

Meeting Professionals International ‒ the greatest global association associating professional meetings organizers.

mpiweb.pl

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Meeting Professionals International ‒ the greatest global association associating professional meetings organizers.

mpiweb.pl

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PLUS

Plus ‒ leading mobile phone network operator providing telecommunication services in Poland. It applies state-of-art technologies and high customer service standards building its competitive advantage.

www.plus.pl

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Plus ‒ leading mobile phone network operator providing telecommunication services in Poland. It applies state-of-art technologies and high customer service standards building its competitive …

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BZ WBK

BZ WBK ‒ one of the most rapidly growing banks on the Polish market servicing individuals, SMEs and large companies. It offers comprehensive financial services at the highest level supported by the modern technologies.

www.bzwbk.pl

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BZ WBK ‒ one of the most rapidly growing banks on the Polish market servicing individuals, SMEs and large companies. It offers comprehensive financial services at the highest level supported…

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CODILIME

CodiLime manufactures and implements designer IT systems in the following fields: Fraud & Security Intelligence, Risk Management, Business Analytics, Business Intelligence, Customer Intelligence, Mobile Payments, E-commerce, Web & Mobile Applications. The company also conducts many projects in the fields of BIG DATA, Security, Cloud Computing, OpenStack, OpenContrail, OpenFlow and SDN (Software Defined Networks).

www.codilime.com

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CodiLime manufactures and implements designer IT systems in the following fields: Fraud & Security Intelligence, Risk Management, Business Analytics, Business Intelligence, Customer Intelli…

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EMMERSON

Emmerson – one of the most dynamically developing companies on the Polish real estate market. Known for their high quality services based on the reliable knowledge and long-term experience. They enjoy loyal customers and business partners.

www.emmerson.pl

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Emmerson – one of the most dynamically developing companies on the Polish real estate market. Known for their high quality services based on the reliable knowledge and long-term experience…

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CITY HANDLOWY

Citi handlowy – focusing on the Customers’ needs offering services adjusted to the needs of target Customer groups. As one bank, the Citi Handlowy uses global presence and highly specialized Staff to provide banking products and services.

www.citibank.pl

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Citi handlowy – focusing on the Customers’ needs offering services adjusted to the needs of target Customer groups. As one bank, the Citi Handlowy uses global presence and highly speciali…

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MT TARGI POLSKA

MT Targi Polska – One of the Poland’s leaders in and the largest organized or trade fairs in Warsaw attended by 80 000 of visitors a year, including several hundred of journalists, the trade fair hosts more than 2000 exhibitors from all over the world.

www.mttargi.pl

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MT Targi Polska – One of the Poland’s leaders in and the largest organized or trade fairs in Warsaw attended by 80 000 of visitors a year, including several hundred of journalists, the t…

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QLOC

QLOCK – creating games is a difficult and complicated work requiring coordination of many large and small tasks. QLOCK is here to help you settle and provide the highest quality.

www.q-loc.com

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QLOCK – creating games is a difficult and complicated work requiring coordination of many large and small tasks. QLOCK is here to help you settle and provide the highest quality.

www.q-…

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UPC Polska

UPC Polska – is a leader of digital cable services, television, broadband Internet and mobile phone network for individual and business customers. Almost 1.5 million customers uses this service.

www.upc.pl

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UPC Polska – is a leader of digital cable services, television, broadband Internet and mobile phone network for individual and business customers. Almost 1.5 million customers uses thi…

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SAINT – GOBAIN POLSKA

Saint-Gobain Polska – is one of the greatest foreign investors. It combines tradition as well verified solutions with being innovative and being oriented to constant development.

www.saint-gobain.pl

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Saint-Gobain Polska – is one of the greatest foreign investors. It combines tradition as well verified solutions with being innovative and being oriented to constant development.

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ASSECO POLAND

Asseco Poland S.A. specializes in the production and development of software. As the largest software house with Polish capital, it effectively competes with global leaders. Leading the Asseco Group, it brings together profitable IT companies. It offers comprehensive, dedicated IT solutions for all sectors of the economy. The Asseco Group operates in most European countries as well as in Israel, the USA, Japan and Canada. The group’s companies are listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange, the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, as well as on the American NASDAQ Global Markets.

www.pl.asseco.com

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Asseco Poland S.A. specializes in the production and development of software. As the largest software house with Polish capital, it effectively competes with global leaders. Leading t…

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WARTA

WARTA – one of the largest insurance companies and one of the strongest consumer brands on the Polish market in the Superbrands Polska 2013 ranking. The existing since 1920 Warta brand, has over the period of its activity become a synonym for high quality for many customers. At present, the property insurance company has approximately 3 million customers, and more than 1 million customers benefit from the protection of the life insurance company.

www.warta.pl

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WARTA – one of the largest insurance companies and one of the strongest consumer brands on the Polish market in the Superbrands Polska 2013 ranking. The existing since 1920 Warta bran…

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ADECCO

Adecco is the world’s leading company providing comprehensive services in the field of human capital management and HR consulting. For students starting their careers will offer training and internship opportunities, and for those who are looking for extra work will have offers of temporary employment.

www.adecco.pl

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Adecco is the world’s leading company providing comprehensive services in the field of human capital management and HR consulting. For students starting their careers will offer train…

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SITEL POLSKA

Sitel Polska is an outsourcing contact center employing more than 850 associates. Since 2004 we provide comprehensive customer support services to the world’s leading technology and e-commerce leaders. From Warsaw we support clients by phone, email and chat in 22 languages!

www.sitel.com

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Sitel Polska is an outsourcing contact center employing more than 850 associates. Since 2004 we provide comprehensive customer support services to the world’s leading technology and …

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UKRAINIAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

The Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce cooperates with Polish, Ukrainian and international business and cultural organizations in order to create a positive image of Ukraine in Poland and a positive image of Poland in Ukraine. www.pol-ukr.com

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The Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce cooperates with Polish, Ukrainian and international business and cultural organizations in order to create a positive image of Ukraine in Poland and…

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SANTANDER UNIVERSIDADES

Santander Universidades is one of the foundations of the social responsibility activities of Bank Zachodni BZWBK and the Santander Group. Six years have passed since the launch of Santander Universidades in Poland. During this time, we have established cooperation with the largest academic centers in the country. The strategic element of functioning is cooperation with universities, including supporting higher education through internationalization, employing graduates and promoting the idea of entrepreneurship as well as providing scholarships for students and academic staff. See MORE.

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Santander Universidades is one of the foundations of the social responsibility activities of Bank Zachodni BZWBK and the Santander Group. Six years have passed since the launch of Santander Univers…

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Confucius Classroom

The Confucius Classroom at Vistula University is an education institution, co-established by Vistula University, Poland and Tianjin University of Technology, China, that aims to support local Chinese teaching and facilitate cultural exchanges.

Since its opening ceremony in June 2012, the Confucius Classroom at Vistula University, has been growing rapidly. We organize Chinese language courses with 5-6 experienced native speaker teachers from China, with plenty of textbooks, reference books and other teaching materials. We are located in the modern and well-equipped campus of Vistula University. An HSK (Chinese Proficiency Test) examination center was founded here in 2019. In June 2014, the first “Chinese Bridge” language competition for high school students, organized in cooperation with the Chinese Embassy in Warsaw, was held in our Confucius Classroom at Vistula University.

“Confucius Institute & Classroom” is a brand name, which means quality. If you want to learn something about the Chinese language and culture, please visit us at Vistula University campus.

Useful website links:

www.chinesetest.cn

www.cief.org.cn/kzxy

chinese.tjut.edu.cn

StudentsCourse durationOne-time payment (A1-A2+)
Vistula Students40 class hours120 PLN
Vistula Staffs40 class hours120 PLN
NonVistula Student40 class hours360 PLN
NonVistula Adult40 class hours720 PLN

Offer

  • We offer Chinese language courses for Vistula University students. However, these courses can also be taken by anyone from outside in return for a small fee. We teach Chinese language so that students can pass the official HSK exam, which enables you lots of opportunities to study and travel in China.
  • We presently offer Chinese Proficiency Test (HSK) and Youth Chinese Test (YCT). In the near future, we will also offer HSK Speaking Test (HSKK) and Business Chinese Test (BCT).
  • We offer Wushu (Kung-fu, Chinese Martial Arts) lessons at Vistula University, which is taught by the coach of the Polish national Wushu team.
  • We offer presentations of Chinese culture, including Peking Opera, Chinese Calligraphy etc. in different universities and high schools and communities of Warsaw, and has won a reputation for our Classroom and Vistula University.
  • We offer the opportunity to study in China through the following main scholarship programs:a) half-year Confucius Scholarship – study in China
    b) 1-year Confucius Scholarship – study in China
    c) Exchange Programs between Vistula University & Tianjin University of Technology – study in China
    d) Degree Programs- study in China
  • We offer summer camp in China (usually in early July). As long as you are a registered student of our Chinese language or Kung-fu courses, you are eligible for the summer camp organized and sponsored by Vistula University and Tianjin University of Technology.

HSK (Chinese Proficiency Test)

I. What is the HSK exam?

Chinese Proficiency Test (HSK), an international standardized test of Chinese language proficiency, assesses non-native Chinese speakers’ abilities in using the Chinese language in their daily, academic and professional lives. HSK consists of six levels, namely HSK (level I), HSK (level II), HSK (level III), HSK (level IV), HSK (level V), and HSK (level VI). The obtained certificate is honoured worldwide by universities and companies. Exam results are valid for two years. The levels of the HSK exam were adjusted by the levels of language proficiency of the Council of Europe. Detailed information on HSK exams, sample exam materials can be found at http://www.chinesetest.cn/godownload.do

II. Time, Place and Fees

Time on first half year: Saturday, March 21, 2020

Exams start times:

  • HSK Level 1 – 14:30
  • HSK Level 2 – 10:00
  • HSK Level 3 – 13:30
  • HSK Level 4 – 9:00

Place: ul. Stokłosy 3, 02-787 Warszawa

Confucius Classroom at Vistula University

Please register at http://www.chinesetest.cn/ by February 23, 2020.

Time on second half year: Saturday, November 21, 2020

Exams start times:

  • HSK Level 1 – 14:30
  • HSK Level 2 – 10:00
  • HSK Level 3 – 13:30
  • HSK Level 4 – 9:00

Place: ul. Stokłosy 3, 02-787 Warszawa

Confucius Classroom at Vistula University

Please register at http://www.chinesetest.cn/ by October 25, 2020.

Exam fees:

  • HSK Level 1 – PLN 50
  • HSK Level 2 – PLN 100
  • HSK Level 3 – PLN 150
  • HSK Level 4 – PLN 200

Please send the exam fee to the following account:

Bank: ALIOR BANK

Address: ul. Łopuszańska 38 D, 02-232 Warsaw

Swift code: ALBPPLPW

IBAN: PL

Account number: 49 2490 0005 0000 4520 8418 9996 – fees in PLN

The title of payment should include: name of the examiner, address with postal code and information for which the examination fee is paid (e.g. Jane – Vistula University, ul. Stokłosy 3, 02-787 Warszawa – HSK 3).

***After your payment, please contact the Confucius Classroom at Vistula University to send your payment certificates via china@vistula.edu.pl.

III. Which exam level can I take?

HSK LevelVocabulary RequirementsCEF
HSK 1150A1
HSK 2300A2
HSK 3600B1
HSK 41200B2
HSK 52500C1
HSK 65000C2

For more information, please contact the Confucius Classroom at Vistula University.

Emailchina@vistula.edu.pl

Office Hours: 9:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.

Office Address: Room 401, Vistula University, ul. Stokłosy 3, 02-787 Warszawa

YCT (Youth Chinese Test)

I. What is the YCT exam?

Youth Chinese Test (YCT), an international standardized test of Chinese language proficiency, assesses the primary and middle school students’ abilities to use Chinese as a second language in their daily and academic lives. YCT is divided into writing and speaking tests, which are independent of each other. The writing test consists of four levels, namely, YCT (level I), YCT (level II), YCT (level III), and YCT (level IV). The speaking test consists of two levels, YCT Speaking (Primary Level) and YCT Speaking (Intermediate Level). Detailed information on YCT exams, sample exam materials can be found at http://www.chinesetest.cn/gosign.do?id=1&lid=0

II. Time, Place and Fees

Time: Saturday, May 9, 2020

Exams start times:

  • YCT Level 1 – 9:00
  • YCT Level 2 – 11:00

Place: ul. Stokłosy 3, 02-787 Warszawa

Confucius Classroom at Vistula University

Please register at http://www.chinesetest.cn/ by April 12, 2020.

Exam fees:

  • YCT Level 1 – PLN 30
  • YCT Level 2 – PLN 90

Please send the exam fee to the following account:

Bank: ALIOR BANK

Address: ul. Łopuszańska 38 D, 02-232 Warsaw

Swift code: ALBPPLPW

IBAN: PL

Account number: 49 2490 0005 0000 4520 8418 9996 – fees in PLN

The title of payment should include: name of the examiner, address with postal code and information for which the examination fee is paid (e.g. Jane – Vistula University, ul. Stokłosy 3, 02-787 Warszawa – YCT 1).

***After your payment, please contact the Confucius Classroom at Vistula University to send your payment certificates via china@vistula.edu.pl.

III. Which exam level can I take?

YCT LevelVocabulary RequirementsTotal Learning Time
YCT 180About three months, with 2-3 class hours per week
YCT 2150About a semester (half an academic year), with 2-3 class hours per week

For more information, please contact the Confucius Classroom at Vistula University.

Email: china@vistula.edu.pl

Office Hours: 9:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.

Office Address: Room 401, Vistula University, ul. Stokłosy 3, 02-787 Warszawa

Attachments to download

Application Form 2022/2023 – Weekend Beginners
Application Form 2022/2023 – Beginners
Application Form 2022/2023 – Existing Levels

Vistula Universities are open to new ideas, the world, and of course, people. We follow what is most revealing and inspiring, while undertaking initiatives that may interest and engage others. We focus on the exchange of thoughts, reflection, and dialogue. This course is not only respectful, but is confirmed by outstanding personalities who visit us – recognised scientists, representatives of the world of politics, business, and sports. It is indisputable proof of the prestige of our Universities, and in turn, serves as an important impulse for the academic community to continue open discussions and further development.

  • Ali Babacan – a Turkish economist, entrepreneur, and politician, he was a co-founder of the national-conservative Justice and Development Party – AKP, a Member of Parliament and Minister of State for Economic Affairs in 2002–2007, Head of negotiators in talks on Turkey’s accession to the European Union, and then a Minister of Foreign Affairs, from 2009 to 2015, he was the Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs; in 2019, he left the AKP, citing “deep differences” of opinion about the party’s direction, and in 2020, he founded the Party of Democracy and Progress (DEVA); he was a guest of Vistula University in 2012.
  • Salvadore Babones – an American sociologist, Professor at the University of Sydney, and Associate Fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies, a specialist in economics, politics, and society in China and the United States. In his scientific work, he also specialises in the theory of world-systems. The author of several books and numerous articles, both scientific and popular in the media, he was a guest lecturer at Nanyang Technological University and Academia Sinica. In 2016, he gave a lecture at Vistula University on ’Inequalities in the global world’, and conducted methodological workshops.
  • Włodzimierz Cimoszewicz –a Polish politician and lawyer, with a PhD in Law Sciences, he was a former Member of Parliament and a Senator. President of the Council of Ministers in 1996-1997, in the previous years 1993-1995, he was appointed deputy prime minister, then the Minister of Justice and Prosecutor general, followed by Deputy Speaker of the Parliament of the second term, Head of the Committee for European Integration, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Speaker of the Parliament of the 4th term. A Member of the European Parliament since 2019 – he was part of the Left for Europe delegation; and amongst his many roles, Włodzimierz Cimoszewicz was a lecturer at Vistula University.
  • Ryszard Czarnecki – a Polish politician, Law and Justice Party member, historian, journalist, sports activist – and member of the Polish Olympic Committee board; a Member of the Parliament of the 1st and 3rd term of office, Member of the European Parliament of the 6th, 7th, and 9th term of office, and in the years 2014-2018, its Deputy Chairman; in 1993, he was a Deputy Minister of Culture, between 1997 and 1998, he was Chairman of the Committee for European Integration, and from 1998 to 1999, a Minister – and a Member of the Council of Ministers. In 2015, he gave a lecture at Vistula University: ’The European Union towards Russia, yesterday, today, tomorrow’.
  • Aleksander Doba – a Polish traveller and canoeist, who, in the “National Geographic” plebiscite, won the ’Traveller of the Year 2015’ title. Memorably, he was the first man in history to cross the Atlantic Ocean from Africa to South America alone in a canoe, and thanks to the power of his muscles, he circumnavigated the Baltic Sea and Lake Baikal in a canoe. He was also the first to circumnavigate the entire Polish coast from Police to Elbląg, and diagonally across Poland from Przemysł to Świnoujście. A two-time gold, silver, and bronze medallist of the Polish Open Academic Championships in whitewater kayaking, he sadly died reaching the highest peak in Africa – Kilimanjaro.
  • John T. Green – a Professor at Cambridge University, and previously at Imperial College, London, he deals with management in higher education and business, and also develops start-ups, and advises entrepreneurs. In 2014, he was a guest at Vistula University, taking part in the international conference: ’Intellectual Capital and Education, 2014’, which was devoted to co-operation between science and business, as well as education and intellectual capital.
  • Abdullah Gul – the President of Turkey from 2007 to 2014, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs in the years, 2003-2007, and the Prime Minister of Turkey in the years 2002-2003; and an ardent advocate of Turkey’s membership in the European Union. He declared that his country’s future lies in a united Europe. He was famously a guest of Vistula University in 2011, meeting with students and lecturers.
  • Danuta Hübner – a Polish economist and politician, Professor of Economic Sciences, she has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate by several universities, and since 2009, has been a member of the European Parliament. She introduced Poland to the European Union as the Minister for European Affairs; and in the years 2004-2009, she served as the European Union’s Commissioner for Regional Policy. In her role as Chief negotiator, she led Poland to its membership of the OECD. In 1997-1998, she was the Head of the Chancellery of the President of the Republic of Poland. She also worked abroad at the United Nations and in the rank of Deputy Secretary General of the UN, she headed the European Economic Commission. In 2015, she gave a lecture at Vistula University, titled: ‘European Integration, Anno Domini 2015’.
  • Jarosław Kalinowski – a Polish politician, an activist of the Polish People’s Party, and Chairman of the Supreme Council of this party and its former President (1997–2004), in 1997, he served as the Minister of Agriculture and Food Economy, and from 2001–2003, he was Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, whilst simultaneously serving as Vice – President of the Council of Ministers. From 2005–2009, he was Deputy Speaker of the Sejm of the 5th and 6th terms of office, and in the years 1993–2009, was a member of the Sejm of the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th terms of office. From 2009, he was a member of the European Parliament, whilst earlier being a candidate in presidential elections in 2000 and 2005. He gave a lecture, in 2015, at Vistula University: ’Agriculture – Energy – Environment. Selected aspects of Poland’s functioning within the European Union’.
  • Jerzy Kwieciński – a Polish engineer, entrepreneur, and state official, as well as a Doctor of Technical Sciences; in 2005–2008, he was Under-Secretary of State in the Ministry of Regional Development, in 2015–2018, Secretary of State in the Ministry of Development; whilst in 2018-2019, he was the Minister of Investment and Development, and in 2019, also the Minister of Finance in the government of Mateusz Morawiecki. Switching roles, in 2020, he became the President of the Polish Oil and Gas Industry; and from January 2021, he was appointed Vice-President of the bank, PKO S.A. It was in October 2016, that he was the guest of honour at Vistula University at the inauguration of the new academic year.
  • Robert Krool – the Founder and President of the board of the Life Skills Foundation; a professional mentor, development diagnostician, educator, and entrepreneur; one of the few court experts, in Poland, who could deal with the field of restructuring and business risk assessment. Classified by the media, as among the most influential business advisors in Poland; he was a founding member of the Association of Professional Speakers in Poland. In 2012, he was a guest at Vistula University, taking part in the conference: ’Intellectual Capital of Higher Schools’.
  • Andreas Kuettel – an outstanding Swiss ski jumper, and 2009 world champion; in 2017, he defended his Doctorate on Athletes and their Post Career Lives, and started working at Syddansk Universities – the University of Southern Denmark; in 2014, he visited the Vistula School of Hospitality, at the invitation of the then Rector, Professor Jolanta Żyśko.
  • Lucy Long – a Culinary Culture Researcher, Professor at Ohio State University, and a member of the Smithsonian Institute (the largest complex of museums and research institutions in the world), involved in building bridges and supporting synergy between science and the public sector in the field of culinary ideas; in 2019, she was a guest of the Vistula School of Hospitality, taking part in the conference: ’Intercultural culinary tourism of generations’.
  • Cecilia Malstrom – a Swedish politician, an activist of the People’s Liberal Party, a former Minister for European Affairs, and a Member of the European Parliament; in the years 2010-2014, the European Union’s Commissioner for Home Affairs, from 2015 to 2019, the Commissioner for Trade. Since 2019, she has been a Professor at the University of Gothenburg. In 2017, she led the CETA Forum and the Citizens’ Dialogue at Vistula University: ’New Economic Opportunities for Poland and the EU’.
  • Andrew Moravcsik –  a Professor and Director of the European Union programme at Princeton University, Director of the Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination, Professor at the Technische Universität München; a leading representative of the theory of liberalism in the science of international relations, and one of the most important figures in the field of European studies in the world. He researches European integration, international organisations and human rights; is also active in teaching and developing qualitative methods, including the development of ‘active citation’, a standard to ensure the transparency of qualitative research in the social sciences. In the past, he was a politician and journalist; but he, nowadays, writes popular and scientific works on classical music, especially operas. In 2015, he gave the inaugural lecture: ’Order and chaos in the 21st century: how to understand the world?’ at Vistula University.
  • Henryka Mościcka-Dendys – a Polish lawyer, civil servant, and diplomat, associated with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs since 2002, Under- Secretary of State in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs from 2013 to 2015; from 2015–2020, the Polish Ambassador to Denmark; a member of the board of the Foundation for Polish-German Co-operation (2011–2016); and from 2020, she was head of the Investments Office in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In 2015, she was a guest of Vistula University, and gave a lecture on ’The Future of Europe’.
  • Andrzej Olechowski – a Polish politician and economist, a PhD in Economic Sciences, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Bank Handlowy w Warszawie S.A., a member of the Board of Directors of Euronet Worldwide Inc. and Play Communication; a former Minister of Finance, and Minister of Foreign Affairs; a candidate in the presidential elections (2000 and 2010), a co-founder of the Civic Platform party; from 1992-1993 and in 1995, he served as Economic Adviser to President Lech Wałęsa; he was, formerly, a lecturer at Vistula University.
  • Józef Oleksy – a Polish politician and economist, with a PhD in Economic Sciences, he was Prime Minister of Poland in 1995–1996, Speaker of the Parliament of the 2nd and 4th term; in 2004, he was Vice-President of the Council of Ministers, and a Minister of Interior Affairs in the government of Leszek Miller; from 1989–2005, he was a member of the Parliament of the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 10th term, a Chairman of the Social Democracy of the Republic of Poland (1996–1997), and the Democratic Left Alliance (2004–2005), Deputy Chairman of the SLD party in the years, 2003–2004, and 2012–2015; Józef Oleksy was, for many years, the Dean of the Faculty of International Relations of Vistula University, and the Chairman of the Scientific Council of the Institute of Social Affairs and International Relations.
  • Colin Rose – a world-famous expert on quick learning techniques, an adviser to the British government, member of the Royal Society of Arts, a publicist, trainer, lecturer a special guest of educational conferences around the world, a businessman, co-founder of the British ‘Campaign for Learning’ – a scientific society under the patronage of the government; and creator of the ’Colin Rose Method’ – an original method of super-fast foreign language learning, also available in Poland. In his work, he strives for the best adaptation of today’s education to the specificity of employment in the 21st century; and serves as a consultant for numerous universities, and the largest global companies. In 2014, he was a guest of Vistula University, taking part in the international conference: ’Intellectual Capital and Education 2014’, devoted to co-operation between science and business, education and intellectual capital.
  • Paola Subacchi – a Professor of Economics and Chair of the Board of Directors of the Royal Institute of International Relations (Chatham House), author of ‘The Cost of Free Money’ and ‘The People’s Money: How China is building a global currency’, she regularly appears in the media as an economic commentator. She is also an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Political and Social Sciences of the University of Bologna; a Director at Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust PLC and BlackRock Greater Europe Investment Trust PLC; and most notably, Founder and Director of Essential Economics, an independent, economic research company. It was in 2015, that she was a guest of Vistula University, taking part in the seminar: ’The Future of Europe’.
  • Kazimierz Michał Ujazdowski – a Polish politician, associated in the past with the Law and Justice Party, and currently, with the Citizen Coalition; a lawyer, and Doctor of the Science of Law; Associate Professor at the University of Łódź; Minister of Culture and National Heritage in the years 2000–2001, 2005–2006, and 2006–2007, Deputy Speaker of the Parliament of the 4th term, Member of the Parliament of the 1st, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th and 7th terms; Member of the European Parliament for the 8th term, Senator for the 10th term. An author, co-author, and editor of books, devoted mainly to cultural and historical politics, as well as political and constitutional issues, as well as the history of Polish conservatism and conservative thought. It was in 2016, that he gave a lecture at Vistula University: ’To trust Poland and Europe. 5 theses on Poland’s policy in Europe’.
  • Guy Verhofstadt – a Belgian and Flemish politician; in 1985, he was elected to the Belgian Parliament and appointed Minister for the Budget; in 1991, he formed the Flemish Liberals and Democrats Party; after election failures, he resigned from politics, but returned in 1997, as party leader with a new programme. In the years 1999–2008, he became the Prime Minister of Belgium, and since 2009, has been a Member of the European Parliament, and leader of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for the Europe Party. It was in 2016, that he gave a lecture at Vistula, titled: ‘The Future of Europe’.
  • Margrethe Vestager – a Danish politician, former Minister of Education, member of the Folketinget, leader of the Det Radikale Venstre party since 2007, Minister of the Economy and Home Affairs in 2011-2014, member of the European Commission since 2014, and one of the executive Vice-Presidents of the European Commission from 2019. It was she, who demanded billions of euros in back taxes from Apple, and Google – concessions to competitors; showed that Mastercard is inflating card fees and that Gazprom is pushing up the prices of gas sold to several EU member states, including Poland. It was more recently, in 2019, that she led the ‘Citizens’ Dialogue’ at Vistula University.
  • Sun Yuxi – a Chinese poet and diplomat, in 2010-2012, he was Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Poland; and was decorated by President Bronisław Komorowski with the Commander’s Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland, in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the development of Chinese-Polish relations. He was a guest of Vistula University in 2011.
  • Taavi Rõivas – Estonian economist, politician, and local government official, who became a               member of parliament, and in 2012–2014, the Minister of Social Affairs. He was 36, when he took office as Prime Minister. In 1998, he joined the liberal and pro-Western Estonian Reform Party. He worked briefly in a private enterprise, then as an, adviser in the government administration. In 2005, he became a Tallinn City Councillor for the first time. In 2007, he was elected a member of the State Assembly (Riigikogu). In 2011, he was re-elected for another term. On December the 11th, 2012, he took the office of Minister of Social Affairs, in the third cabinet of Andrus Ansip. On March the 14th, 2014, President Toomas Hendrik Ilves entrusted him with the task of forming a government. In addition to the Estonian Reform Party, the Social Democratic Party joined the coalition. In April, 2015, he was re-elected to parliament and formed a second government. In November of that year, the coalition broke up, and his cabinet lost a vote of ‘no confidence’ in the parliament. After leaving the government, he took on the role of Vice-President of the parliament, but resigned in October, 2017. In 2019, he regained his mandate as a member of the Riigikogu for another term.
  • John Busuttil – Director of UN Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs and Trade of Malta. An excellent diplomat with a long history of activity in the field of international affairs. He specialises in international relations, politics, human rights, and administration. He is an expert in public affairs with a Master’s Degree in International Relations, Economics, and Law, from the Mediterranean Academy of Diplomatic Studies, University of Malta. He has worked in institutions in Brussels, New York, Geneva, and Bonn. In his career, he has especially dealt with peace and security issues – in particular, in Africa.

Partner universities – Double diploma

Vistula University co-operates with over 40 foreign universities in the fields of lecturer and student exchange, joint programmes and projects, research, exchange of experiences, and publications. The Centria University of Applied Sciences in Finland holds a special place. Thanks to the double-diploma agreement concluded with it, students of the Bachelor’s Programme in the fields of Management and Computer Sciences, can study for two semesters at the partner university and, as a result, obtain a Bachelor’s Degree from both institutions.

Centria University of Applied Sciences is a dynamic, international university that educates in English.

London South Bank University (LSBU) also happens to be an important partner of Vistula’s Universities . Thanks to this, you can pursue a Polish-British study programme, with a Double Diploma in Management, at Vistula University. The field of study is offered at both the Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s Degree of studies. The programme implemented at Vistula, is authorised by the London University, in terms of maintaining the same standards and quality of education. LSBU is a vibrant, international university with great ambitions. It is one of the five largest universities in London. Currently, it educates 18,000 students from over 130 countries.

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Vistula University also collaborates with Hilbert College in Hamburg, in New York State. Students of Management – Bachelor’s Degree studies, can study overseas for one year. The cost does not exceed 22,000 USD a year. The fee includes tuition, accommodation, and meals. As part of the co-operation between both institutions, Vistula’s students have access to internships. They also can prepare for further education in the United States.

Hilber College / Vistula University

CIMA

The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants® (the Association) represents AICPA® & CIMA®. We advance the global accounting and finance profession through our work on behalf of 689,000 AICPA and CIMA members, students and engaged professionals in 196 countries and territories. Together, we are the worldwide leader on public and management accounting.

The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants® (CIMA®), founded in 1919, is the world’s leading and largest professional body of management accountants.

Professionals with a CIMA diploma work at the heart of business. CIMA works closely with employers, constantly updating its curriculum, to be the first choice in recruiting business leaders in the field of finance.

About the Program & Benefits

AICPA & CIMA is partnering with the best universities in Poland to create the CIMA & University Program. Students can advance their studies by gaining professional qualifications in management accounting for a competitive edge in the job market.

Why obtain a CIMA diploma?

  • Gain a competitive edge while studying.
  • Get confirmation of the highest competencies in business and finance.
  • Join a community of 689,000 finance professionals and expand your network.
  • Boost your earning potential – CIMA diploma can increase earnings by up to 86%.
  • Start your journey to international success with the CGMA designation.

How the Program works?

Program structure

The CIMA® & University Program is implemented through selected courses at the Vistula University. Students who complete all required courses are exempt from specific CIMA exams, and after passing the final external exam, they can obtain a CIMA designation at two levels:

  • Certificate Level — receive a CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting and the part-qualified designatory letters ‘CIMA Cert BA’ upon learning about financial aspects of business, the relationship between specific areas of accounting and the needs of modern business.
  • Operational Level — receive a CIMA Diploma in Management Accounting and the part-qualified designatory letters ‘CIMA Dip MA’ after passing this level with in-demand and applicable business skills. Topics include preparing financial statements, relevant information for management accounting and how to use appropriate decision-making tools using extensive knowledge about the functioning of a company.

Conditions of participation

CIMA & VU Program enables you to start studying the CIMA qualification as part of your degree, whether you’re a full-time or part-time student.

Bachelor Studies — join the Program from the second semester of your studies. Once you’ve completed all required university courses, you’ll be exempt from three CIMA exams. You’ll only need to pass one external exam, which is a two-hour long computer-based objective test available on-demand, all year round. You’ll be awarded the CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting, entitled to use CIMA Cert BA designation and ready to embark on the CGMA Professional Qualification.

Master Studies — join the Program from the first to second semester of your studies. Once you’ve completed all required university courses, you’ll be exempt from three CIMA exams. To complete the Operational level, you’ll need to pass one external exam, which is a three-hour-long case study exam available four times a year (February, May, August, November). You’ll be awarded the CIMA Diploma in Management Accounting and entitled to use CIMA Dip MA designation. 

All exams in the program are in English and at least a B2 (CEFR upper intermediate) level is required. Participation in the program involves a registration fee and the cost of an external exam.

How to register for the CIMA & VU Program

The CIMA & University Program admissions take place throughout October. Advance your career and learning by following these easy steps: 

  1. The CIMA & University Program admissions take place throughout October. Advance your career and learning by following these easy steps:
  2. Create and activate your account at cimauczelnie.pl.
  3. Enclose the required documents.
  4. Wait for the positive verification of the application by the University Coordinator and CIMA.
  5. Receive further instructions on how register with CIMA, set up your My CIMA account and pay the GBP 85 registration fee.

Fees

Your registration, annual subscription and exam fees go into the low cost of studying CIMA®.

Cost of participation in the Program

More information:

CIMA & University Program Policy 2022/2023
Conditions of participation in the CIMA & VU Program, academic year 2022-2023
CIMA & University Program fees 2022

Contact


Let us know, if you have any questions:

Vistula University CIMA Coordinator
dr Tom Hashimoto, LL.M., FHEA
e-mail: t.hashimoto@vistula.edu.pl

CIMA Poland
Skylight Building, Złota 59 (11 floor)
00-120 Warsaw, Poland
tel: +48 22 222 19 90
e-mail: Poland@aicpa-cima.com

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