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Collegium Civitas: an enriching academic experience!

Nestled within the iconic Palace of Culture and Science, in the heart of Warsaw – Central and Eastern Europe’s most dynamic capital city – Collegium Civitas stands as a beacon of modernity and academic excellence. Guided by the expertise and dedication of our founders and faculty members, our institution has earned unparalleled recognition as the premier destination for studying international relations, social sciences, management, and journalism and new media in English. With the authority to confer both Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees across a diverse range of programs, Collegium Civitas offers a transformative educational experience designed to empower students for success in today’s interconnected world.

National and international recognition for academic excellence

Collegium Civitas boasts a distinguished reputation for delivering top-quality education, recognized both nationally and internationally. Accredited by the National Accreditation Commission, our institution upholds rigorous standards of academic excellence. As a signatory of the Magna Charta Universitatum 2020, Collegium Civitas proudly aligns with esteemed national and international associations and organizations, including the Conference of Rectors of Polish Universities (CRASP) and the Conference of Rectors of Non-Public Academic Universities (KRAUN), as well as prominent bodies such as the International Association of Universities, the European Association for International Education (EAIE), the European School of Sustainability Sciences and Research (ESSSR), and the Coalition for Advancing Research Assessment (CoARA). Furthermore, Collegium Civitas actively participates in the Erasmus+ programme and was honored by the European Commission in 2023 with the title “Erasmus Without Paper Champion.” These affiliations underscore our commitment to providing a world-class education that prepares students to thrive in an ever-evolving global landscape.

Leading the way among non-public universities

Our institution, ranked in the top 10 by ‘Perspektywy’, excels in multiple categories, including:

  • best non-public university: Collegium Civitas has been recognized for its commitment to academic excellence and innovative educational practices, solidifying its position as a premier institution of higher learning.
  • internationalization of studies: with a focus on global engagement and cross-cultural exchange, Collegium Civitas fosters an enriching academic environment that prepares students for success in an increasingly interconnected world.
  • graduates in the job market: our graduates are highly sought-after in the job market, thanks to the rigorous education and practical skills they acquire at Collegium Civitas. Employers value their expertise, adaptability, and readiness to tackle real-world challenges.

Unique career opportunities for our students

At Collegium Civitas, we offer our students unparalleled access to a wealth of opportunities for thriving careers within numerous European and international organizations. We actively encourage our students to capitalize on the educational and career prospects available within the European Union, empowering them to embark on rewarding professional journeys. Committed to equipping our students with a robust educational foundation, we ensure that they are well-prepared to navigate and excel in dynamic professional environments. We believe in fostering a culture of ambition, innovation, and excellence, providing our students with the tools and resources they need to achieve their full potential and make a meaningful impact on a global scale.

Focused on teaching excellence

Collegium Civitas strives to achieve teaching excellence through various means, including:

  • internationally renowned lecturers (both practitioners and theorists)
  • small class sizes and availability of various electives and obligatory courses
  • dual and joint degree programs
  • visiting international students
  • online registration for courses and access to reading materials
  • extracurricular lectures by visiting speakers
  • unique and rewarding internship opportunities

Prestigious and internationally recognized faculty

Among our esteemed faculty are former diplomats, accomplished journalists, renowned experts, and seasoned practitioners, including individuals such as Dr. Rafał Trzaskowski, the current Mayor of Warsaw, and Professor Alexandra Richie, esteemed author of the bestseller “Faust’s Metropolis: A History of Berlin; Professor Paweł Dobrowolski, former Polish Ambassador to Canada; Mr. Jacek Żakowski and Mr. Konrad Piasecki, well-known Polish journalists; Mr. Jacek Michałowski, former Head of the Chancellery of the President of Poland, and many others” Their expertise and practical experience enrich the academic environment, providing students with invaluable insights and opportunities for growth.

International and multicultural community

Since its inception, Collegium Civitas has been a bilingual university, welcoming students from over 60 countries. With around 100 agreements within the Erasmus+ student exchange program and many bilateral contracts with other universities worldwide, we promote international and multicultural exchange, enriching the academic experience for all our students

Excellent career opportunities

Our intellectually rigorous study programs enable students to face the competitive job market with confidence. Our well-traveled and English-speaking graduates are assets to any public or private sector employer. Additionally, our bachelor’s programs serve as a springboard for further studies in the UK, the US, Canada, or other English-speaking countries.

Academic Careers Office 

The Academic Careers Office provides professional support to help students start and develop their careers through individual consultations with career advisers and counselors, numerous internships in Poland and abroad, meetings with employers and alumni, and an interactive recruitment service.

We hope to welcome you among our students soon!



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