Undergraduate Programme in International Relations

UPIRUndergraduate programme in International Relations (UPIR) is a unique opportunity for those who aim for a career at the supranational level. Whether what you aspire to is a position within an international organization, NGO, business or the government, UPIR’s 3-year program is the best way to shape up your CV.

The Undergraduate Programme in International Relations is a 3-year first-cycle degree full-time programme. It consists of six semesters (terms) and over 20 courses plus dissertation seminar aimed at thesis preparation and individual focus. All units are taught in English by experienced American and European academic teachers. The unique format of the Undergraduate Programme in International Relations not only introduces students to the workings within the field of International Relations, but also makes them responsive to interdisciplinary concerns such as law, business, history and culture.

The graduates of the Undergraduate Programme in International Relations should have acquired knowledge in economics, social, legal and political sciences which give him/her understanding of how international relations and world economy function. The UPIR graduate should have analytical capacities, to understand local problems in a global perspective, as well as skills in communication, negotiation and persuasion. The graduate should be fluent in foreign language (level B2 according to the Common European Framework of Reference) and be able to use the advanced vocabulary in international relations topic. Our graduates are qualified to work in:

  • central and local administration as mid-level policy officer or junior expert;
  • international organizations or local institutions having international collaboration;
  • enterprises present in international markets;
  • non-international relations related institutions (which the interdisciplinary character of studies should enable).

Why our degree programme in IR is the best choice for you?

  • The highest quality of education for the most demanding: UPIR brings to you not only experience and authority, but also the assistance of one of the finest academic centers in Europe. All courses offered are taught in English by highly respected staff from the University of Warsaw as well as a number of visiting scholars representing elite foreign institutions of higher education.
  • Interdisciplinary and innovative: UPIR’s curriculum is truly one of a kind, comprising elements of law, business, history, culture and more! Moreover students of UPIR have opportunity to learn Polish and othe foreign languages at University of Warsaw.
  • Individually tailored: our students can take active part in the formation of their own curricula. Institute of International Relations of the University of Warsaw enables the students to choose from a great variety of units, offered both by the Institute and other University faculties.
  • International: students of UPIR have the opportunity to participate in student exchange programmes like Erasmus, Erasmus Mundus as well as bilateral programmes organized in cooperation with leading universities from the United States, India, China, Mexico, Republic of Korea, Russia, Nepal and more.
  • Invaluable: after completing our three-year program, with a bachelor level degree in hand and a broad network of contacts established during their time at Institute of International Relations, our graduates can either continue their studies at our master level programme (Graduate Programme in International Relations) or seek employment in a variety of areas in both the public and the private sector.

     

Head of the Undergraduate Programme in International Relations (UPIR):

Joanna Starzyk SulejewskaDr hab. Joanna Starzyk-Sulejewska

Office hours during the summer semester 2017/2018:

Tuesday:  3 P.M. – 5 P.M.
Friday: 11 A.M. – 1 P.M.

Collegium Politicum
Krakowskie Przedmieście 26/28 Street
room 125

Admission

ADMISSION FOR THE 2019/2020 EDITION OF THE UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMME IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS WILL START ON 1 APRIL  2019. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN OUR OFFER, PLEASE CONTACT OUR TEAM AT international.office.ism@uw.edu.pl OR VISIT US IN OUR OFFICE. WE ARE WAITING FOR YOUR CALL!

Admissions
ENROLLMENT STEPS
  1. Register at: irk.oferta.uw.edu.pl/en-gb
    Registration will be open from the 1st of April, 2019.
  2. Complete your personal data and attach the required documents.
  3. Select the chosen programme of study – Undergraduate Programme in International Relations.
  4. Pay the application fee.
  5. Take part in the admission process.
  6. If you have been admitted, submit the required documents.
  7. You will receive the decision on admission to the programme.

TUITION FEE
The studies are payable

ADMISSION PROCEDURES
APPLICATION FEE
DEADLINES
LIST OF THE DOCUMENTS
CONTACT

Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

Fees

Undergraduate Programme Fees

Fees for the academic year 2019/2020 of the Undergraduate Programme in International Relations

Tuition fee for the first year of the programme - 3000 EUR 
(The fee can be paid in two instalments –1500 EUR/semester).

 Tuition fee for the second year of the programme- 3000 EUR.
(The fee can be paid in two instalments –1500 EUR/semester).

 Tuition fee for the third year of the programme- 3000 EUR.
(The fee can be paid in two instalments –1500 EUR/semester).

Fees for the 2015-2019 edition of the Undergraduate Programme in IR

EU STUDENTS & NON-EU STUDENTS

Tuition fee for the first year of the programme 3000 EUR
+ a one-off fee of 200 EUR (non-Polish citizens only).
Tuition fee for the second year of the programme 3000 EUR.
Tuition fee for the third year of the programme 3000 EUR.
Tuition fee for the entire programme 9000 EUR
+ a one-off fee of 200 EUR (non-Polish citizens only).

Fees for the 2014-2017 edition of the Undergraduate Programme in IR

EU STUDENTS & NON-EU STUDENTS

Tuition fee for the first year of the programme 3000 EUR
+ a one-off fee of 200 EUR (non-Polish citizens only).
Tuition fee for the second year of the programme 3000 EUR.
Tuition fee for the third year of the programme 3000 EUR.
Tuition fee for the entire programme 9000 EUR
+ a one-off fee of 200 EUR (non-Polish citizens only).

Fees for the 2013-2016 edition of the Undergraduate Programme in IR

EU STUDENTS & NON-EU STUDENTS

Tuition fee for the first year of the programme 3000 EUR
+ a one-off fee of 200 EUR (non-Polish citizens only).
Tuition fee for the second year of the programme 3000 EUR.
Tuition fee for the third year of the programme 3000 EUR.
Tuition fee for the entire programme 9000 EUR
+ a one-off fee of 200 EUR (non-Polish citizens only).

Fees for the 2012-2015 edition of the Undergraduate Programme in IR

EU STUDENTS & NON-EU STUDENTS

Tuition fee for the first year of the programme 2700 EUR
+ a one-off fee of 200 EUR (non-Polish citizens only).
Tuition fee for the second year of the programme 2700 EUR.
Tuition fee for the third year of the programme 2700 EUR.
Tuition fee for the entire programme 8100 EUR
+ a one-off fee of 200 EUR (non-Polish citizens only).

Fees for the 2011-2014 edition of the B.A. Programme in IR

NON-EU STUDENTS

Tuition fee for the first year of the programme 4300 EUR + 200 EUR of a one off fee.
Tuition fee for the second year of the programme 4300 EUR.
Tuition fee for the third year of the programme 4300 EUR.
Tuition fee for the entire programme 12900 EUR

POLISH AND EU STUDENTS

Tuition fee for the first year of the programme 3500 EUR.
Tuition fee for the second year of the programme 3500 EUR.
Tuition fee for the third year of the programme 3500 EUR
Tuition fee for the entire programme 10500 EUR.

Tuition fees cover the cost of participation in the programme. For international students the initial payment of the tuition fee should cover one academic year in advance, hence it should be paid in the form of an ANNUAL TUITION FEE plus 200 EUR of a one-off fee. Students are requested to trasfer the payment of the tuition fee after they have been accepted to the programme upon the issuance of Letter of Acceptance. Please note that students need to budget for books and other expenses including the costs of living. During the ADMISSION PROCESS candidates are requasted to trasfer the APPLICATION FEES (registration fee and students' ID issuing fee) in compliance with the general rules of enrolment for the University of Warsaw. Please, note that the account number is different for the application fee and for the tuition fee.

CONTACT:

Office: Bartłomiej Zgliński
email: ungraduate@ism.uw.edu.pl & b.zglinski@uw.edu.pl
Office hours: weekdays, 4.00-6.00 pm, Żurawia 4, room 404