European Politics and Economics


About the programme

Specialization of European Politics and Economics in conducted in English and is open to all international and Polish applicants. The specialisation is a part of first-cycle (six semesters), full-time European Studies – European integration program.

Holders of secondary school diploma obtained in Poland, secondary school diploma or an IB / EB diploma obtained outside Poland are eligible for admission. Candidates must also possess knowledge of English at the B2 level confirmed by:

  • foreign language certificate, or
  • exam at foreign language teaching school, or
  • higher education diploma supplement (optional)

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

Completion of the European Politics and Economics specialization 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 specialization of 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.

Students have the opportunity to study for one semester abroad. Thanks to the Erasmus + Programme and Bilateral Agreements, they can study for free all over the World (i. e. all UE countries, Mexico, USA, Brasil, Russia or India)

Courses 1st year

History of the Twentieth Century

Studies on State and Politics

Introduction to Law


International Trade

Sources of European Information

History of European economic and political integration


European Political Systems

European Institutions

Foreign Language x 2



Public International Law

General elective course (OGUN)

Introduction to International Protection of Intellectual Property

OSH (Occupational Safety and Care)

European Cultures and Societies


Physical Education

Courses 2nd year

Social Movements in Europe

European Primary and Secondary Law

European Political Ideas

EU Institutional Law

European Labour Market and migrations

Economics of the European Integration

Introduction to International Finance

Problems of Modern Europe

International Political Relations

Foreign Language Exam

Decision-Making Procedures in European Union

Foreign Language x 2

General elective course (OGUN)

European Regions and structural policies of the EU

Physical Education x 2

Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) and fisheries

The functioning of the Eurozone: Maastricht criteria and economic implications

External trade policy of the EU: WTO and RTA’s

Courses 3rd year

Consumer Protection in EU

Single market in goods: liberalisation and regulations of markets

Common market in capital and in services: FDIs and capital flows

Common EU budget and coordination of macroeconomic policies

General elective course (OGUN)

Diploma Seminar x 2

European Debate

Programs and Funds of European Union

Information Policy of EU

Intellectual Property Protection in EU

Tuition fee

Tuition fee for the first year of the programme – 3400 EUR (The fee can be paid in two instalments – 1700 EUR/semester).

Tuition fee for the second year of the programme – 3400 EUR. (The fee can be paid in two instalments – 1700 EUR/semester).

Tuition fee for the third year of the programme – 3400 EUR. (The fee can be paid in two instalments – 1700 EUR/semester).

Graduates of European Politics and Economics

The specialization prepare 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 studies – European integration 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 of the European Politics and Economics specialisation have knowledge on the economic aspects of functioning of the European Union and the implemented EU policies. The specialization 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 specialization additionally 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.

Where to work?

UE administration


consulting agencies


political activity

international organizations

PR Agencies

Banking sector

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