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(in Polish) European Politics and Economics, stacjonarne, pierwszego stopnia (S1-PRK-EPE-ANG)

(in Polish: European Politics and Economics, stacjonarne, pierwszego stopnia)
first cycle programme
full-time, 3-year studies
Language: English


  • Political Science and Administration,
  • Economics,
  • Legal Science.

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 this programme from other programs run by the Faculty of Political Science and International Studies at the University of Warsaw. The whole program is run in English.

Completion of the European Politics and Economics program 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 student of the program knows and understands the reasons and course of the integration in Europe and the context of the creation of the European Communities. He/she has knowledge of European integration in its economic, political and institutional-legal dimension. The student knows and understands the next stages of the integration process. He/she is able to analyze historical texts (political speeches, declarations, legal acts), and various concepts of EU development, as well as forecast and interpret the opportunities, challenges and threats this organization faces. The student is ready to critically evaluate the political and economic effects of European integration and to participate in the ongoing discussion on the final shape of the united Europe and the territorial borders of the Union.

The program prepares 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 Politics and Economics 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 have knowledge on the economic aspects of functioning of the European Union and the implemented EU policies. The program 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 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.

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Visit the following page for details on admission procedures: https://irk.oferta.uw.edu.pl/