Master of Arts Program in Social Sciences in Poland

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Social Sciences

An MA or Master of Arts degree is obtained by students after completing a one- to two-year program studying History, English or other fine arts or humanities subjects. MA studies are most often a mix of research and coursework.

Social sciences help students to better understand the interactions and systems within human society. Topics covered may include how communities and populations form governments, make laws, develop economic systems, or how individuals make decisions.

Poland, officially the Republic of Poland, is a country in Central Europe. With a population of 38 million people, Poland is the 6th most populous country in the EU. EU/EEA students do not need a visa to study in Poland. The cost of living in Poland is among the lowest in the European Union.

Top Master of Art Programs in Social Sciences in Poland 2018

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MA in International Relations: Europe from the Visegrad Perspective

Centre for European Studies at Jagiellonian University
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2018 Poland Kraków

This joint Master’s programme offers a unique opportunity to study international relations, European politics, economy, society & culture from the perspective of the Visegrad region. Experienced faculty of the leading universities from the Visegrad region as well as visiting professors and guest lecturers from renowned international academic and diplomatic institutions provide insightful and... [+]

Best MA Degrees in Social Sciences in Poland 2018. MA in International Relations: Europe in the Visegrad Perspective This joint Master’s degree programme in international relations is carried out within the framework of the VNDREAM network, which consists of: Jagiellonian University in Kraków (Poland), Masaryk University (Czech Republic), University of Pecs (Hungary) and Matej Bel University in Banska Bystrica (Slovakia).This joint Master’s programme offers a unique opportunity to study international relations, European politics, economy, society & culture from the perspective of the Visegrad region. Experienced faculty of the leading universities from the Visegrad region as well as visiting professors and guest lecturers from renowned international academic and diplomatic institutions provide insightful and inspiring instruction about major developments in contemporary international law, economics, politics and culture in light of the European integration processes seen from the standpoint of the Visegrad region. Graduate Profile Upon the completion of this programme graduates will demonstrate high competence in both history and culture of the Visegrad and the wider Central Europe region as background for better understanding of contemporary international relations as exemplified in the impact of European integration. More specifically they will acquire knowledge necessary to better understand the complex nature of the interplay between global and regional phenomena affecting the functioning of international organisations, business and civil society. Graduates will be prepared to work in international organisations, diplomatic service, public administration, mass media and civil society organisations. If interested in pursuing an academic career, graduates will acquire the analytical ability to carry out... [-]

Master in Political Science

University of Wroclaw
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Poland Wrocław

The Institute of Political Science at the University of Wrocław is one of the biggest and the most dynamic centres of political science research in Poland. Since 2008 the Institute has developed also curricula in English. Both international and Polish candidates can join the study programme and obtain the title of Master in Political Science... [+]

5 specialisations are available: - Public Policy - Political Communication - Public Administration (organised jointly with Georgian Institute of Public Affairs) - Democracy and Development in Europe and Caucasus (organised jointly with Georgian Institute of Public Affairs) - Central and East European Studies (organised jointly with the University of Bucharest) The Institute of Political Science at the University of Wrocław is one of the biggest and the most dynamic centres of political science research in Poland. Since 2008 the Institute has developed also curricula in English. Both international and Polish candidates can join the study programme and obtain the title of Master in Political Science. MA study programme consists of four semesters: one semester with common programme for all students and three semesters with specializations courses. One of three semesters is designed as semester of mobility arranged within ERASMUS+ at one of the Partner Universities abroad (list of Partner Universities here). Students will take the opportunity to study the most imporatant topics related to contemporary politics as well as key issues related to social sciences - taught by our highly qualified academic staff. The Institute also encourages students to develop their professional careers during studies by providing them with the opportunity to have an internship. In order to accomplish it institutional partnerships with numerous public and private entities are blossomed. Compulsory Courses Academic writing Ethics in politics History of political institutions Methodology of political research Philosophy of politics Qualitative and quantitative research methods Social psychology Sociology of politics Theory of... [-]

MA in International Relations

University of Haifa, International School
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Poland Warsaw

Haifa University’s School of Political Sciences, in cooperation with the Institute of International Relations, University of Warsaw, now offers a double-degree International Relations MA whereby students are able to make use of the resources, expertise and comprehensive curriculums of both universities, and receive accreditation from both at the completion of the course of study. [+]

Best MA Degrees in Social Sciences in Poland 2018. Double Degree w/ Warsaw University Program description Haifa University’s School of Political Sciences, in cooperation with the Institute of International Relations, University of Warsaw, now offers a double-degree International Relations MA whereby students are able to make use of the resources, expertise and comprehensive curriculums of both universities, and receive accreditation from both at the completion of the course of study. The School of Political Sciences at the University of Haifa, established in 1972, offers students the resources and talent of one of Israel's most prominent academic research centers that is engaged in teaching and scholarship in the fields of diplomacy studies, political thought, international relations, public policy, public administration, local administration, comparative and Israeli politics. The Division of International Relations was established in 2000 as part of the School of Political Sciences and plays an important role in training the future generation of researchers and practitioners in the field of International Relations. What you will study Students will spend two semesters of study at each institution and, including a written thesis, will cover a curriculum at Haifa University that has been crafted to elucidate the key role of diplomacy in addressing the broad cluster of issues that affect the Mediterranean and Middle East regions, and which can no longer be effectively dealt with exclusively from a narrow unilateral or bilateral vantage point. The focus on the role of collaborative diplomatic mechanisms is designed to provide students with new insights, concepts... [-]

M.A. in European Studies

Centre for European Studies at Jagiellonian University
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Poland Kraków

The MA programme in European Studies is composed of high-level postgraduate courses taught in English. Students will take classes from the core, key, specialty, and optional categories according to their academic specialisation and personal interest. The maximum duration of studies is 4 semesters... [+]

M.A. in European Studies The MA programme in European Studies is composed of high-level postgraduate courses taught in English. Students will take classes from the core, key, specialty, and optional categories according to their academic specialisation and personal interest. The maximum duration of studies is 4 semesters. Objectives This programme is designed to provide students with advanced and interdisciplinary knowledge of contemporary European affairs. Our focus is the study of the political, economic and cultural character of Central and Eastern Europe and the European Union. Most of our graduates apply their expertise in careers in either non-governmental or business sectors, while others continue with their studies on a doctoral level. Study Tracks At CES, we encourage students to develop their own independent curriculum and study track so that they can learn about and research topics that best reflect their interests and academic background. Students follow one of four related study tracks, and the MA degree with which they graduate reflects their specialisation. EU Studies Central and Eastern European Studies Central and Eastern European Studies: Research Track Europeanisation and Governance in CEE Studies in the Holocaust and Totalitarian Systems Degree Requirements Students are required to earn a total of 120 ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) points, consisting of: The courses listed under each specialisation, chosen as part of the student's individually tailored curriculum Two semesters of foreign language training (Polish beg. to intermediate level or French, German and Russian at beginners' level) Workshops in methodology, academic writing and speaking,... [-]

MA in Philosophy and Culture of East-Central Europe - Experience and Thought

Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski University in Warsaw
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Poland Warsaw

We address this program to foreign students from all over the world (and also from Poland) who want to pursue their Master's degree in our country, become familiar with its history and culture, make new friends, and embark on an interesting existential and intellectual adventure. [+]

Best MA Degrees in Social Sciences in Poland 2018. General idea and Invitation INVITATION We invite you to choose our graduate degree program: "Philosophy and Culture of East-Central Europe - Experience and Thought" (PCE-CE). We address this program to foreign students from all over the world (and also from Poland) who want to pursue their Master's degree in our country, become familiar with its history and culture, make new friends, and embark on an interesting existential and intellectual adventure. IDEA What is "Philosophy and Culture of East-Central Europe - Experience and Thought"? One of Master’s degree programs in philosophy offered at the Institute of Philosophy, Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski University in Warsaw (Poland) - addressed to all graduate students interested in getting to know the philosophical-cultural legacy of Central and Eastern Europe. The studies provide an opportunity to become familiar with the experience and thought of the people of this region as well as to gain knowledge, skills and competencies related thematically to the philosophy and culture of Central and Eastern Europe. The program leads to a master's degree in philosophy. All the lectures and classes are conducted in English. What is unique in our program? A unique feature of the program will be the presentation of the role of processes, which for many centuries have shaped the identity and culture of Central and Eastern Europe. The teachers will be philosophers and other academics representing the countries of Central and Eastern Europe, including Poland, Slovakia, Croatia, Czech Republic and Hungary. The... [-]

MA in Culture, Media and Society

The Graduate School for Social Research (GSSR) at the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology of the Polish Academy of Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years October 2018 Poland Warsaw + 1 more

The MA in Culture, Media and Society track offers students a unique chance to gain a broad perspective on the contemporary developments in the field of cultural studies together with a practical focus on those aspects of culture which are of importance in today’s societies. [+]

The MA in Culture, Media and Society track offers students a unique chance to gain a broad perspective on the contemporary developments in the field of cultural studies together with a practical focus on those aspects of culture which are of importance in today’s societies. In particular, the problem of cultural identity in the contemporary world is addressed in various courses that make up this track, including Theories of Culture, the Holocaust and Its Cultural Meaning, Culture and Nationalism, Women’s Political Identity, and the Roma in Central/Eastern Europe. The media-component provides students with an understanding of the growing importance of the interplay of influence between mass media and society, examining the media’s role in shaping socio-cultural, political, economic, and technological developments. The track looks at a broad range of subjects related to the production and reception of news and advertising, including mass communication history and theory, media effects, media ownership structure Examples of available courses: Teaching period 1 Social & Political Theory (S. Kapralski, Pedagogical University) Research Methods (H. Banaszak, M Wenzel, University of Warsaw) Theories of Culture (S. Kapralski, Pedagogical University) The Holocaust and its Cultural Meaning (A. Orla-Bukowska, Jagiellonian University) Women’s Political Identity in Making (J. Regulska, Rutgers University) Teaching period 2 Qualitative Methods (M. Olcon-Kubicka, Polish Academy of Sciences) Quantitative Methods (H. Banaszak, University of Warsaw) Contemporary Social Theory (S. Kapralski, Pedagogical University) Sociology of Institutional Change (A. Rychard, Polish Academy of Sciences) e-Media (E. Bendyk. Collegium Civitas) The Roma in Central and Eastern Europe (S. Kapralski,... [-]

MA in Economy and Society

The Graduate School for Social Research (GSSR) at the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology of the Polish Academy of Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years October 2018 Poland Warsaw + 1 more

The MA in Economy and Society track was designed to help students develop an understanding of how social preconditions may both limit and stimulate change from non-market to various types of market economy. [+]

Best MA Degrees in Social Sciences in Poland 2018. The MA in Economy and Society track was designed to help students develop an understanding of how social preconditions may both limit and stimulate change from non-market to various types of market economy. The seminars focus on the interdependence between the economic and social systems at the time of a deep transformation. Thanks to courses like Political Economy of Policy Reform, Economy and Society (I and II), Management for Eastern Europe, Seminar on Corruption and Sociology of Institutional Change, students are able to observe theories “in action”, as instruments for achieving a better understanding of the socio-economic world. Examples of available courses: Teaching period 1 Social & Political Theory (S. Kapralski, Pedagogical University) Research Methods (H. Banaszak, M Wenzel, University of Warsaw) Economy&Society I (A. Rychard, Polish Academy of Sciences, M. Federowicz, Educational Research Institute) The Holocaust and its Cultural Meaning (A. Orla-Bukowska, Jagiellonian University) Political Economy of Policy Reform (M. Federowicz, Educational Research Institute) Women’s Political Identity in Making (J. Regulska, Rutgers University) Teaching period 2 Qualitative Methods (M. Olcon-Kubicka, Polish Academy of Sciences) Quantitative Methods (H. Banaszak, University of Warsaw) Contemporary Social Theory (S. Kapralski, Pedagogical University) Sociology of Institutional Change (A. Rychard, Polish Academy of Sciences) Economy&Society II (M. Federowicz, Educational Research Institute) The Swedish Model of the Welfare (S Eliaeson, Uppsala) Seminar on Corruption (L. Holmes, University of Melbourne) Teaching period 3 Organized Crime and Human trafficking (L. Holmes, University of Melbourne) Beyond Political Culture (J. Kubik,... [-]

MA in Society and Politics

The Graduate School for Social Research (GSSR) at the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology of the Polish Academy of Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years October 2018 Poland Warsaw + 1 more

The MA in Society and Politics is the oldest and most established track in our MA programme. It offers a variety of courses that will provide both the “standard canons” of theoretical and empirical discourse and relate to the research frontier as well. [+]

The MA in Society and Politics is the oldest and most established track in our MA programme. It offers a variety of courses that will provide both the “standard canons” of theoretical and empirical discourse and relate to the research frontier as well. Political sociology, especially civil society both East and West of the Elbe and social movements, contemporary welfare states, especially the so-called Swedish model, classic and contemporary social and political theory, institution building, corruption, political culture, political gender issues, the interpretation of Holocaust and law and society are examples of our orientation as reflected in our courses. Examples of available courses: Teaching period 1 Social & Political Theory (S. Kapralski, Pedagogical University) Research Methods (H. Banaszak, M Wenzel, University of Warsaw) Political Sociology (R Markowski, SWPS University) The Holocaust and its Cultural Meaning (A. Orla-Bukowska, Jagiellonian University) Women’s Political Identity in Making (J. Regulska, Rutgers University) Teaching period 2 Qualitative Methods (M. Olcon-Kubicka, Polish Academy of Sciences) Quantitative Methods (H. Banaszak, University of Warsaw) Contemporary Social Theory (S. Kapralski, Pedagogical University) Sociology of Institutional Change (A. Rychard, Polish Academy of Sciences) Civil Society in Theory and Practice (P. Glinski, Polish Academy of Sciences) The Swedish Model of the Welfare (S Eliaeson, Uppsala) Culture and Nationalism (Z. Mach, Jagiellonian University) Seminar on Corruption (L. Holmes, University of Melbourne) Teaching period 3 Organized Crime and Human trafficking (L. Holmes, University of Melbourne) Beyond Political Culture (J. Kubik, SSEES UCL) Approaches to Comparative Politics (J. Belasiak, University of Indiana) Elites and... [-]

MA in International Relations – specialization International Marketing

University of Lodz
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Poland Łódź

The second level studies’ programme was designed to cover the major issues and challenges related to building a company’s international marketing strategy, corporate communications with international stakeholders, corporate finance, project management and other relevant corporate functions. [+]

Best MA Degrees in Social Sciences in Poland 2018. The second level studies’ programme was designed to cover the major issues and challenges related to building a company’s international marketing strategy, corporate communications with international stakeholders, corporate finance, project management and other relevant corporate functions. All the courses offered are lectured in English which allows the participants to get a firm grip of specialized vocabulary and acquire communication skills necessary to perform successfully within international organizations such as business enterprises and public sector institutions. The graduates are prepared to work in international corporations as well as in public administration. They are specialist in areas such as: marketing, public relations, European Funds and international projects management. Requirements Bachelor’s Degree Diploma (or other document confirming Bachelor’s Degree studies graduation) with the transcript of records, English language certificate (unless first level studies were taught in English). The candidates are evaluated during a simple candidate profile analysis: all the candidates are initially required to submit a set of documents, based on which their relevance for the study is evaluated. The documents include: a curriculum vitae, motivational letter and legalized Bachelor’s Degree Diploma (or other document confirming Bachelor’s Degree studies graduation) with the transcript of records. [-]

MA in International Relations

Vistula University & Warsaw School of Tourism and Hospitality Management
Campus Full time Part time 2 years October 2018 Poland Warsaw + 1 more

When studying International relations at graduate studies You will broaden Your knowledge of the structure of the world economy, international political relations, foreign trade, international economic, social and legal issues. You will learn from prominent figures shaping international politics; our professors have invaluable experience in the practical use of knowledge of international political and economic relations. [+]

When studying International relations at graduate studies You will broaden Your knowledge of the structure of the world economy, international political relations, foreign trade, international economic, social and legal issues. You will learn from prominent figures shaping international politics; our professors have invaluable experience in the practical use of knowledge of international political and economic relations. You will gain the ability to make political and economic decisions in an international context, as well as analytical and methodological skills. Strenghts: studies are conducted taking into account the current trends and changes in the global economy; the study curriculum is based on international models; our teachers actively participate in economic life, who have not only theoretical knowledge, but also specific practical skills; You will gain knowledge that is a part of the most recent developments in economics, both national and international; a wide range of practical courses provides You with specific skills useful in Your careers. Specialties The course in International relations at graduate studies allows You to choose one of the following specializations: International economic relations Job prospects international corporations; representatives of foreign organizations and institutions; offices of foreign trade and export units; think-tanks; International organizations with their main or regional headquarters in Poland (OSCE, ODIHR, the Community of Democracies, UNDP, Council of Europe, the European Commission, UN, ILO, WHO); mass media dealing in international issues; public administration. ENROLLMENT PROCEDURE TO VISTULA UNIVERSITY DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: Winter semester (starts in October) – 1st August Summer semester (starts in February) – 15th... [-]

MA in International Relations

Lazarski University
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Poland Warsaw

International Relations is an ideal field of study for people who are curious about the world and who wish to exert an influence on the social and political realities of global affairs. [+]

International Relations is an ideal field of study for people who are curious about the world and who wish to exert an influence on the social and political realities of global affairs. Through this program, students will gain knowledge that is essential for making decisions in the areas of politics, business, and the media in an international context. Students will learn about the complexities of contemporary politics, they will improve their language ability and gain useful skills for the business world. They will also learn about the principles of modern international relations, as well as their historic, political, and economic determinants. In addition, students will gain valuable insight about the policy decisions and economic developments that operate in an international context, and will also perfect their analytical skills, which will allow them to succeed in jobs that require strong investigative, diagnostic, and critical thinking abilities. Graduates of this program will also develop skills that will help them work effectively in teams and communicate successfully in an international environment.... [-]


Double Degree - MA in International Relations

Lazarski University
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Poland Warsaw

International Relations is an ideal field of study for people who are curious about the world and who wish to exert an influence on the social and political realities of global affairs. [+]

The MA in International Relations program is administered in conjunction with the Coventry University in Great Britain. Through this program, students will gain knowledge that is essential for making decisions in the areas of politics, business, and the media in an international context. Students will learn about the complexities of contemporary politics, they will improve their language ability and gain useful skills for the business world. The program consists of two full years of study, during which students are also expected to complete an independently-researched Master's thesis. There is a chance to graduate from the program after completing just the first year of coursework and Master's thesis. In such a case students receive a Coventry University degree only, and will not receive a degree from Lazarski University. In other words, in order to receive two degrees, students must complete two full years of coursework plus their Master's thesis. In order to receive the Coventry University degree only, students must complete the first year of coursework and their Master's thesis. As part of the program, students must choose one of two specializations: European Administration or Contemporary Politics. Two Degrees - one from Lazarski University and one from the Coventry University! International Relations is an ideal field of study for people who are curious about the world and who wish to exert an influence on the social and political realities of global affairs. Through this program, students will gain knowledge that is essential for making decisions in the areas of politics, business,... [-]


MA in Cultural Studies Intercultural Communication

Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poland
Campus Full time October 2018 Poland Poznań Łódź

Courses focus on intercultural communication, similarities and differences among various patterns and theories which are relevant to their understanding. [+]

Courses focus on intercultural communication, similarities and differences among various patterns and theories which are relevant to their understanding. 

Requirements:

B.A. in Cultural Studies or related fields in the humanities.As all lectures and seminars are conducted in English a good knowledge of spoken and written English is a must. Candidates must prove it with a certificate or in practice (entry interview).

EU/EFTA students Registration: 85 PLN

Other students Registration: 200 EuroTuition fee per year: 3200 Euro

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MA in History Central European Studies

Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poland
Campus Full time October 2018 Poland Poznań Łódź

The goal of the programme is to equip the student to make contribution to the EU community as well as his/her native country in one of the fields covered in this programme. [+]

Students will understand the development and evolution of "Central Europe” in modern times and how these changes affect business, politics and societies.  Cooperating institutions/int'l partners: Charles University, Prague (Czech Republic)Masaryk University, Brno  (Czech Republic)Comenius University, Bratislava (Slovakia)

Applicants from the EU who register by 15 May and are accepted, may apply for AMU scholarship.

Tuition

EU/EFTA students Registration: 85 PLN

Other students Registration: 200 EuroTuition fee per year: 3200 Euro

ECTS points 120 Requirements B.A. in arts or social sciencesIELTS 6.5 or TOEFL 570 (230 computer-based) [-]