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16450
Students enrolled in this school.
4
Bachelor's programs offered entirely in English.
10
Master's programs offered entirely in English.

Why should I study here?

SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities was established in 1996. It is the first private university in Poland. The university has been ranked by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education as the leading higher education institution offering Social Sciences programs in Poland.SWPS University offers 30 study programs in Polish and over 14 programs in English at undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral level as well as a variety of summer schools and non-degree preparatory language programs (English and Polish). The faculty includes close to 1,000 academic teachers. Most of them are not only academic lecturers but also experienced practitioners in their respective disciplines.Since its inception, SWPS University has been investing in research and development. Annually, it conducts over 300 research projects, in 20 research centers and laboratories. The University is the 5th biggest beneficiary of research grants awarded by the National Science Center. SWPS University is committed to providing fair and transparent recruitment and appraisal procedures as well as equal research and mobility opportunities for researchers.

What are the admissions criteria?

Applicants must have their transcripts and diploma legalized.  For US applicants, this involves getting an apostille stamp from the Secretary of State Office. The application deadline is September 31st.

What is student life like?

The main campus of the University of Social Sciences and Humanities is located in Warsaw, while the remaining four campuses are in Pozna´n, Wroclaw, Sopot, and Katowice. The university does its best to ensure comfortable studying conditions by offering well-equipped and modern spaces. The campus of SWPS is situated relatively close to the center of Warsaw, in a rapidly developing part of Old Praga. We are proud to be at least partially responsible for bringing new air to this area that remains home to a growing number of theaters, clubs, galleries, and pubs.

Scholarships & Funding

There are scholarships available for international students who enroll in programs in English -100% tuition for the first year!

Housing options.

First-year international students are offered a double room in the student residence which costs 115 euros per month.  Apartments in town can be found from 230–350 euros per month.

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