Asian Studies

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  1. Degree:
    Master’s degree (graduate; Magister)
  2. Mode:
  3. Language of instruction:
  4. Duration of study:
    2 years (4 semesters)
  5. Field of study:
    International Relations

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The modern world is in a state of transition. The world order changes, and the center of International Relations might soon shift from the West much further to the East.

How will the rise of China, India, and other regional powers in Asia influence Europe? Can Asia and Europe connect in contemporary turbulent international dynamics, or are they condemned to competing against one another? What are the potential platforms of cooperation and connections between the two continents: economic, political, and social? What is the meaning of the recent shift of Russian policy toward Asia and creating different zones of influence? Are there any schemes within the EU that strengthen multidimensional connectivity between the two continents? What did the process of decolonization change in the broader perspective of EU-Asia relations? How might new paradigms and ways of linking various cultural and political models be profitably explored?

Our university’s Asian Studies (Bridging Europe and Asia) program addresses such questions to equip our students with the knowledge and skills to identify and explore the links between Asia and Europe. It explores the processes and conceptions behind the relations between these continents, their regions, states, and international organizations. The program focuses on issues vital for explaining these dynamics, such as climate change, energy security, and the politics-religion nexus.

We will attempt to provide our alums with practical knowledge and understanding of cultural differences. We will offer them the possibility of cooperating with researchers and practitioners with deep expertise and knowledge of both continents and the challenges connected with their coexistence if a shifting global environment. We will equip them so that they are ready for the rise of Asia and its role in shaping the world’s future.

During the studies, you will gain knowledge in the following:

  • unilateralism, minilateralism and multilateralism in Asia and Europe
  • differences and similarities between civil society in Europe and Asia
  • China and international connectivity
  • cultural diplomacy
  • South Asia in international relations
  • religions in Asia
  • soft power in Asia and Europe

You will gain practical skills in the following:

  • analyzing local and regional challenges in Asia and Europe, along with their international outcomes from various perspectives
  • critically assessing data, information, and ideas
  • conducting negotiations in a global milieu with a focus on Asia and Europe
  • building and shaping relations between Asia and Europe

Career prospects:

  • ministries (e.g., Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of National Defence, Ministry of Interior and Administration, Ministry of Development);
  • security agencies;
  • government and local administration;
  • European Union institutions;
  • the media (press, television, Internet, radio);
  • cultural and social institutions;
  • consultancies;
  • departments for international cooperation in institutions and businesses;
  • public institutions and companies engaged in international economic cooperation between Asia and Europe and within them;
  • international organizations and institutions in Asia and Europe;
  • research, analytics, and expert centers


  • practitioners of international relations impart professional knowledge in class;
  • courses take into account the latest trends and changes in Asia-Europe political and economic dynamics;
  • you will acquire knowledge emanating from the latest scientific achievements in Polish and global political science and international relations;
  • you will develop critical skills to analyze a situation in Asia and Europe to conduct negotiations in an international milieu;
  • a tremendous variety of electives include courses available exclusively for different International Relations paths, including Public Diplomacy or International Business and negotiations;
  • the program consists of contemporary challenges such as climate change, energy security, different approaches to power in international challenges


Collegium Civitas Admissions Office
phone: +48 508 929 652

room 1210, Palace of Culture and Science, 12th floor
1 Defilad Square, 00-901 Warsaw, Poland





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