Undergraduate Programme in European Politics and Economics
Name and type of programme:
Undergraduate Programme in European Politics and Economics, Undergraduate Studies (Bachelor)
About the programme:
Specialization of European Politics and Economics in conducted in English and is open to all international and Polish applicants. The specialisation is a part of first-cycle (six semesters), full-time European Studies – European integration program.
Holders of secondary school diploma obtained in Poland, secondary school diploma or an IB / EB diploma obtained outside Poland are eligible for admission. Candidates must also possess knowledge of English at the B2 level confirmed by:
- foreign language certificate, or
- exam at foreign language teaching school, or
- higher education diploma supplement (optional)
Candidates who do not have evidence of English language skills at the B2 level have to take an exam to prove knowledge of that language.
Completion of the European Politics and Economics specialization allows the graduates to deepen and systematize knowledge of management issues in the EU, as well as all dimensions of European integration. The program teaches how to make accurate assessment of political, social and economic conditions of EU administration, to analyze and diagnose the relations between different dimensions of integration within the EU, as well as to develop policy strategies.
The specialization of European Politics and Economics is an innovative educational program concentrated on the EU policies and the economic dimension of the functioning of the European Union. The main focus is on the economic dimension of the European integration process, which distinguishes the specialization from other programs run by the Institute of European Studies.
The specialization prepare its graduates to conduct business on the EU market, work in lobbying and consulting companies, work in public administration at the governmental and local governmental level, perform official duties in the EU and international structures, work in non-governmental organizations.
The graduates of first-cycle studies in European studies – European integration have a basic knowledge on functioning of diverse and multifaceted areas of European policy, which enables them to understand the dynamics of political, economic, legal and social changes at the national and supranational level; to develop decision strategies; to analyze attitudes and behaviors of participants of integration processes, their mutual relations and interactions.
Additionally, the graduates of the European Politics and Economics specialisation have knowledge on the economic aspects of functioning of the European Union and the implemented EU policies. The specialization provides interdisciplinary education in the field of social science, economics and legal science in the context of European Studies.
Graduates of the European Politics and Economics specialization additionally have the necessary skills to work for the civil service at the governmental, self-governmental and supranational level, to work at non-governmental organizations, EU institutions and agencies, media, cultural institutions.