University of Warsaw / Faculty of Political Science and International Studies / Institute of European Studies

European Administration, 2ND ROUND

Level of study: second-cycle Form of study: full-time Education profile: academic Duration: 2 years

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Fields of studies and specializations

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The curriculum of second cycle European Administration course enables students to acquire in depth knowlege about the EU management and all the dimensions of European integration. Such knowlege should enable graduates to evaluate political, social and economical conditions infleuncing the administration of Euroepan Union.

The course of study is aimed at developing the following skills in students: teamwork coordination, team management, responsible team membership and taking independent career decisions. The course ensure the possibility of mastering two EU official languages.

In the course of study students choose betwen three specializations:

  • Europaen Affairs Management (provides complex knowledge necessary for working in national and/or EU administration and to handle implementation of EU policies)
  • EU Funds and Programmes (provides knowledge and skills necessary to obtain and manage financial resources assigned within EU funds and programmes)
  • EU Diplomacy (ensures in depth study of internal and external foreign policies of EU and the codes of conduct in diplomacy; provides knowledge and skills necessary to work as a foreign affairs officer and to handle external EU policies).

The course prepares for working for central and local public administration, being an officer in EU or international structures, working for NGOs, business activity at EU markets, working for lobbying and consulting organisations – meaning both the contents of the study and the linguistic abilities.

Upon the completion of the second-cycle academic profile studies in European Administration student:

  • has in depth knowledge on social studies methodology, specifically within administration and European studies, their mutual relations and relations to other study fields;
  • has in depth knowledge on political, legal and economic structures organising European integration process, on their evolution and impact on EU management;
  • has in depth knowledge on the legal norms and rules and on the organisational and decision-making structure of European Union (including their effect on EU administration);
  • has in depth knowledge on functioning and organisation of internal EU market and on the conditions and rules of economic activity;
  • is able to observe and interpret social phenomena ongoing in Europe and European Union and to analyse the impact of micro and macro phenomena and processes onto the internal and external dimension of European Union;
  • knows how to represent and mediate interests of social groups in crisis and conflict situations;
  • is able to independently develop and upgrade the specialistic and interdisciplinary knowledge gained;
  • is engaged in the development of unified Europe, takes active part to a discourse on the directions of development of the social, economic, and political dimensions of European integration;
  • is able to co-operate and work in a team of diversified structure and interests, taking on different roles and using foreign language;
  • is able to participate to preparation of social and volontary projects managed in English.

 European Affairs Management specialization student:

  • Has in depth knowledge on the role and position of an officer in the institutional system of EU;
  • Has broad and in depth knowledge on selected EU policies, their co-ordination and the machanisms if their implementation by the member states and the EU.

 EU Funds and Programmes specialization student:

  • Has broad knowledge on the rules and procedures of winning and management of EU funds
  • Has in depth knowledge on the forms of co-operation of the public, private and non-govrnmental sectors for absorption of EU funds and realisation of socio-economic objectives.

 EU Diplomacy specialization student:

  • has in depth knowledge on the structure, mechanisms and rules of the implementation iof foreign policy by the EU;
  • has in depth knowledge on the factors impacting the political and economical position of the EU in the world and on the structures supporting co-operation of the EU with other international organisations

Admission rules

The programme is conducted in English language and is open to all international and Polish applicants. Eligible for admission are holders of a bachelor, master, engineer or equivalent degree in any discipline, who possess knowledge of English at the B2 level confirmed by:

  • Ÿ  language certificate examination, or
  •   certificate from foreign language teaching school, or
  • Ÿ  higher education diploma supplement.

Candidates who do not have evidence of English language at the B2 level, take an exam to prove knowledge of that language.

Qualification procedure is based on a final higher education diploma grade, converted into points according to the following rules:

Diploma grade


excellent or very good (celująca lub bardzo dobra)


good plus (dobra plus)


good (dobra)


satisfactory plus (dostateczna plus)


satisfactory (dostateczna)


A candidate’s final score is a number between 20-100. Admission depends on candidate’s place on the ranking list.

Admission procedure for candidates with foreign diplomas

Candidates are qualified on the same rules as applicable to candidates with Polish diplomas.

Date of exams

Date of the exam in English: 18th September 2017 at 11:00 a.m.

Place of results' announcement

Announcement of results: 19th September 2017

Tuition fee

The studies are payable - tuition fees

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