- Graduate Programme in Political Science -
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 Political Science
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
Fees for the year 2023/2024 will be announced soon!
Fees for the year 2022/2023:
Tuition fee for the first year of the programme – EUR 3,400*
Tuition fee for the second year of the programme –EUR 3,400*
Total cost for the Programme: EUR 6,800
* The fee can be paid in instalments – EUR 1,700/semester
The admission requirements for the academic year 2022/2023 are available
• The concept and understanding of politics
• Concepts of political power and authority
• Theories of state
• Political regime. Democratic and non-democratic examples
• The concept of civil society
• Political ideologies
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.
Registration: 17th of April, 2023 – 8th of May, 2023
Date of qualification interview: 16th -18th of May, 2023
Announcement of results: 23rd of May, 2023
Reception of documents (for qualified candidates):
I round: 24th -26th of May, 2023
II round (in case of not fulfilling the limit during I round): 29th – 30th of May, 2023
Registration: 6 th of June, 2026 – 6 th of July, 2023 (in case of not fulfilling the limit
during I round)
Date of qualification interview: 14 th , 17 th -18 th of July, 2023
Announcement of results: 20 th of July, 2023
Registration: 17 th of August, 2023 – 11 th of September, 2023 (in case of not
fulfilling the limit during II round)
Announcement of results: 22 nd of September, 2023
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
On arrival to Poland additional documents must be submitted:
Administration of studies:
Head of studies:
Dorota Heidrich, PhD
Coordinator of transfers to the Faculty of Political Science and International Studies: