Master of Arts Program in Social Sciences in Poland

Compare MA Degrees in Social Sciences in Poland 2019

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 2019

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MA in International Relations

University of Haifa, International School
Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 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. [+]

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.... [-]


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 2019 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... [-]


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 2019 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. [+]

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.

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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 2019 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 program. 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.

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MA in International and Political Studies

University of Lodz
Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 Poland Łódź

International and Political Studies combine knowledge in international relations, political science, economics and cultural studies. The program allows you to gain an interdisciplinary education in social sciences and the humanities. Through an interdisciplinary integration of the content of social science and humanities, whose common denominator remains policy, students will have a solid base for developing sectoral interests – in the blocks of chosen specializations. [+]

Degree to obtain: Master Duration: 4 semesters Language of instruction: English ECTS points: 123 ECTS Programme description

International and Political Studies combine knowledge in international relations, political science, economics and cultural studies. The program allows you to gain an interdisciplinary education in social sciences and the humanities. Through an interdisciplinary integration of the content of social science and humanities, whose common denominator remains policy, students will have a solid base for developing sectoral interests – in the blocks of chosen specializations. In addition, the studies are oriented towards broadening the perception of the complexity of the contemporary the world and the multidimensionality of socio-cultural phenomena and processes, and also serve to clarify the principles and mechanisms of functioning of national and international organizations and institutions dealing with broadly understood policy issues.... [-]


Master in Political Science

University of Wroclaw
Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 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.... [-]


The Interdisciplinary MA Programme in Polish Studies, Jewish Studies and History

Jagiellonian University
Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 Poland Kraków

This two-year full-time Comparative Heritage Studies (COHES) MA programme offers a wide range of knowledge on cultural heritage in literature, art, theatre, architecture, urban space, and sites of memory, particularly those found in Krakow and inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage list. [+]

Programme description

This two-year full-time Comparative Heritage Studies (COHES) MA programme offers a wide range of knowledge on cultural heritage in literature, art, theatre, architecture, urban space, and sites of memory, particularly those found in Krakow and inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage list. The COHES programme focuses on the multi-ethnic, multinational, multilingual nature of heritage, approaching it from three angles: Digital Heritage, Visual Heritage, and Comparative and Translated Heritage.

Graduate’s profile

The knowledge gained by COHES graduates will allow them to broaden their understanding of the dynamics shaping heritage in the contemporary world, both in symbolic and material terms. Graduates will be prepared to identify and analyze social, cultural, and political actions that affect the recognition and protection of cultural heritage, as well as its management and education. They will receive qualifications to work in international cultural centers, particularly museums, archival/research, diplomatic, or academic institutes, publishing houses, and libraries. These studies will train young scholars to use interdisciplinary tools in a critical and comparative fashion, helping them to work in multilingual and multicultural environments.... [-]


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

Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski University in Warsaw
Campus Online & Campus Combined Full time 2 years October 2019 Poland Warsaw + 1 more

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. [+]

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.... [-]


MA in International Relations

Lazarski University
Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 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.... [-]


Double Degree - MA in International Relations

Lazarski University
Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 Poland Warsaw

Students will deepen their knowledge of international politics, as well as gain skills and competencies necessary to succeed in international organizations and institutions. As part of the programme, students may choose to specialize either in European Administration or Leadership and Statecraft. [+]

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.... [-]


MA in International Relations: Europe from the Visegrad Perspective

Centre for European Studies at Jagiellonian University
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2019 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... [+]

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.... [-]


M.A. in European Studies

Centre for European Studies at Jagiellonian University
Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 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, speciality, 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, speciality, 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.... [-]