During the academic year, Collegium Civitas is home to a diverse student body, hosting a large number of Erasmus exchange students from around Europe, in addition to students from Asia, Africa, and the Americas. These international students and Polish students alike come to Collegium Civitas to study international relations, sociology, security, new media, and more. This multi-national study body provides for an exciting environment in which to study these global topics.
International Security Studies
Join an international student body for a semester of study in Warsaw, looking closely at various aspects of security – with regional perspectives. This M.A. program is under the auspices of the Terrorism Research Center at Collegium Civitas. In addition to coursework, you are invited to undertake individual research and contribute to the center’s publications.
The following are some of the courses comprising the MA in International Security Studies. They are open to visiting students at the MA or upper-class BA level.
- Introduction to Security Studies
- Socio-Political Geography of Terrorism
- Hybrid Conflicts and Asymetric Threats
- Analysis of Current International Affairs
- Foundations in Peace and Conflict Studies
- Contemporary International Relations – Theory and Practice
- Diplomatic Practice (E-Diplomacy, Diplomatic Protocol, Savoir-Vivre)
- EU Foreign Policy Perspectives
Each semester more than 50 courses in English are offered in areas of international relations, sociology, strategy, business and marketing, new media and journalism, economics, security, diplomacy and more. Most visiting students additionally take a Polish language course.
A full-time course load is considered 24-30 ECTS (12-15 US semester credits).
Intensive Polish Option
During the month prior to each semester we offer the opportunity to take an intensive Polish course of either 100 academic hours small group study or 60 hours individual. During the semester itself you can then join the standard group Polish courses. Supplemental cost: $1950
Costs: Include in the program cost are tuition, pre-departure information, health and emergency insurance, visa support document, and transcript of studies. See the FAQs and Resources page for information about housing and visas