- Graduate Programme in International Relations -

Admission process

Enrollment steps

1. Register at: irk.uw.edu.pl/en-gb/

2. Complete your personal data and attach the required documents.

3. Select the chosen programme of study – Graduate Programme in International Relations

4. Pay the application fee.

5. Take part in the admission process.

6. If you have been qualified, submit the required documents.

7. You will receive the decision on admission to the programme.

Fee for the programme

Tuition fee for the first year of the programme – EUR 3,000*

Tuition fee for the second year of the programme –EUR 3,000*

Total cost for the Programme: EUR 6,000

 

* The fee can be paid in instalments – EUR 1,500/semester

Application fee

Amount of application fee for registration to one chosen field of studies as well as level and form of studies  is PLN 85. If the candidate is obliged to participate in written exam, oral exam or qualification interview, the amount of application fee is PLN 100. In case of candidates participating in exam or qualification interview conducted by the admission commissions, aiming only at checking knowledge of Polish or English language, the amount of application fee is PLN 85. Final amount of application fee depends on the number of chosen fields of studies.

Admission procedures

The admission requirements for the academic year 2021/2022 are available

Deadlines

15th of April, 2021 – 12th of May, 2021

Date of qualification interview: 19th-21st of May, 2021

Announcement of results: 25th of May, 2021

Reception of documents: 

I round: 26th-27th of May, 2021

II round (in case of not fulfilling the limit during I round): 28th, 31st  of May, 2020

7th of June, 2021 – 5th of July, 2021 (in case of not fulfilling the limit during I round)

Date of qualification interview: 12th – 14th of July, 2021

Announcement of results: 19th of July, 2021

10th of August, 2020 – 13th of September, 2020 (in case of not fulfilling the limit during II round)

Date of qualification interview: 20th – 22nd of September

Announcement of results: 24th of September, 2021

Examination issues

  1. United Nations System
  2. Key problems and challenges of international political relations in regions (Europe, post-Soviet area, Middle East, Asia-Pacific and South Asia, Africa, North&South America)
  3. State and non-state actors in international relations
  1. International Financial and Economic Institutions
  2. International Trade
  3. Economic Growth and Development
  1. Sources and History of Public International Law
  2. State and Sovereignty
  3. Human Rights and refugee protection

The interview may be conducted using electronic means of communication which allow candidate identity to be confirmed and ensure that candidates work unaided in real time.

List of documents

The higher education diploma (MA, BA, engineer diploma or equivalent) and transcript of grades obtained during the course of study, entitling to continue university-level study in country in which the diploma was issued,

or original of the certificate confirming graduation from studies and containing information on level, programme and profile of studies, obtained professional title and result defined in words together with statement, in which candidate undertakes to present the original or certified copy of the higher education diploma within 30 days from the day of its issuance, under pain of removal from the list of students

A legalisation (authorisation) or apostille (if the document was issued by an institution operating in the educational system in a country that is a party to the Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents, concluded in The Hague, 5 October 1961) of the original of secondary school (maturity) certificate and transcript of grades or the higher education diploma and transcript of grades [read more]

A personal questionnaire, which includes candidate’s photo, printed out from candidate’s individual registration account in the IRK system and signed by the candidate (available at the candidate’s individual registration account in section “Enrollment applications” under the chosen field of study accessible through the link “Documents and further steps”)

Original sworn translations into Polish language (or English language if a candidate undertakes studies provided in English) of legalised/signed apostille secondary school (maturity) certificate and transcript of grades (in case of other than sworn translation – translation legalized by the Polish consul in the country where the documents were issued)

An application for issuing electronic student’s id (ELS), which includes candidate’s photo, printed out from candidate’s individual registration account in the IRK system and signed by the candidate – in case of candidates not holding ELS (available at the candidate’s individual registration account in section “Enrollment applications” under the chosen field of study accessible through the link “Documents and further steps”)

A proof of student’s id  (ELS) payment – in case of candidates not holding ELS [read more]

Statement on becoming acquainted with the amount of fees for educational services at the University of Warsaw (available at the candidate’s individual registration account in section “Enrollment applications” under the chosen field of study accessible through the link “Documents and further steps”)

A document stating that the certificate / diploma entitles to continue university-level study in country in which the certificate / diploma was issued (such proof should be issued or certified by the school or educational institution which issued the certificate / diploma or by educational authorities of the country which issued the certificate / diploma or in which system of education the school operates) with translation into language of instruction of the chosen studies [a sample form]

Accepted by the University of Warsaw document confirming proficiency in English language (at least B2 level) [A list of documents certifying the knowledge of English, accepted in the process of recruitment]

The language competences of candidates who do not have a document confirming their knowledge of English at a minimum of a B2 level, recognized by the University of Warsaw, are checked during the interview. A positive assessment in the qualification procedure confirms the candidate’s ability to study in English

Authorization to submission of documents – in case of submission of candidate’s documents by the other person [a sample form – two pages]

Please note!
Documents printed out from individual registration account at IRK system must be signed by the candidate.
In case of positive qualification, originals (or certified copies by notary public) of all required documents should be sent by post or delivered in person, in order to guarantee admission.

On arrival to Poland additional documents must be submitted:

A photocopy of visa or other document proving legalisation of stay in Poland – in case of foreigners staying in Poland

More information about the required documents: http://rekrutacja.uw.edu.pl/en/required-documents/

Contact us

Admission:

Administration of studies:

E-mail: international.office.ism@uw.edu.pl

Head of studies:

Dorota Heidrich, PhD
E-mail: headofprogramme.wnpism@uw.edu.pl

Coordinator of transfers to the Faculty of Political Science and International Studies:

E-mail:  a.parmee@uw.edu.pl