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Pre-requisites for candidates

The candidates have to meet strict English proficiency and GPA requirements as well as successfully pass an interview (via Skype or in person). We expect from our candidates a background knowledge in history of the 20th century and a strong interest in security issues.  We encourage candidates interested in International Security Studies  to apply as soon as possible as the number of placements is limited.  This program is aimed at ambitious, hardworking young professionals and/ or graduate students who intend to pursue their career to the benefit of the public in international organizations, law enforcement, national security agencies, think tanks or in private sector – understanding the role of the public-private partnership in addressing the current security challenges.
 

 

Dear Candidates:

The summer intake 2019/2020 starts on April 24, 2019. The Winter Semester starts on September 30, 2019. You can find the offer for the Winter Semester, programmes in English here. Please, kindly note that more information about the programmes will be avaliable beginning of April.

For international candidates the summer admissions deadline is September 2, 2019.

Due to the time-consuming visa procedures resulting from the number of candidates interested in studying in Poland we strongly encourage candidates from South Asia, MENA and African countries to apply not later than August 20, 2019.

For Polish residents or foreigners who have been granted a residence permit to settle in Poland (Karta Pobytu) the admissions deadline is September 10, 2019.

Please, kindly note that the number of study places at Collegium Civitas is limited. We cordially invite you to apply as soon as possible!

Our best regards and good luck to all the Candidates!
Collegium Civitas team

 

 

ADMISSIONS PROCESS

  1. 1
    Find the right course for you If you are not sure which course at Collegium Civitas would suit you best please visit our website: academic offer
  2. 2
    Fill in an Application Form
  3. 3
    Pay the application fee
  4. 4
    Submit your application as early as possible You have to send the application form and required documents by regular post (candidates residing in Poland) or via email (international candidates). Check out the list of documents which you need to submit to apply.
  5. 5
    Outcome of the assessment. Within 5 days you will receive information concerning the outcome of your application through the Collegium Civitas on-line admissions platform. Please note that in special circumstances the assessment can take longer than 5 days.
  6. 6
    Payment of the tuition fee
  7. 7
    Reception of the official Acceptance Letter. We will issue a final Acceptance Letter as soon as your payment is confirmed. The letter will be sent to you by post.
  8. 8
    Arrival in Warsaw. Once in Warsaw, please bring the originals of your application documents. Do not forget to bring all originals of the documents to the Admissions Office as well as 2 passport photos (sample). Should you fail to do so, you will not be allowed to begin your studies.

 

University-Student agreement

Candidates with Polish Bachelor diploma

  1. 1
    Printed and signed Application Form
  2. 2
    Bachelor diploma
  3. 3
    2 passport photos (sample)
  4. 4
    Receipt of payment of the Application Fee

    The application fee can be paid via the electronic payment system PayU. In order to make a payment, you should log into the on-line admissions platform

    The application fee can also be paid via a bank transfer.

    Bank details for bank transfers:
    Collegium Civitas, Plac Defilad 1, 00-901 Warsaw, Poland
    Bank: Alior Bank SA; Bank’s address: Łopuszańska 38D, 02-232 Warsaw, Poland;
    account number: 95 2490 0005 0000 4600 1851 0196
    SWIFT: ALBPPLPW
    IBAN: PL 95 2490 0005 0000 4600 1851 0196
    Title: name surname registration number (example: Anna Kowalska 24511)

  5. 5
    Proof of English proficiency

UE, OECD, EFTA candidates

At present: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Chile, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Spain, the Netherlands, Ireland, Iceland, Israel, Japan, Canada, South Korea, Lichtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Malta, Mexico, Germany, Norway, New Zealand, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland, Sweden, Turkey, USA, Hungary, United Kingdom, Italy.

  1. 1
    Printed and signed Application Form
  2. 2
    Bachelor diploma with a copy of a transcript of records with grading scale. A transcript is an official written document which lists and certifies previous school achievements and explains the grading system applied.
  3. 3
    Apostille of the Bachelor’s degree certificate

    If a university degree certificate has been issued by an institution working in an education system of the country participating in the Hague Convention of 5 October 1961, legalization is carried out in the form of Apostille placed in the original document or attached to it.

    The register of the countries belonging to the Convention or the institutions entitled to issuing Apostille can be obtained here

  4. 4
    Translation of a Bachelor’s degree certificate and transcript of records into Polish or English
  5. 5
    Receipt of payment of the Application Fee

    The application fee can be paid via the electronic payment system PayU. In order to make a payment, you should log into the on-line admissions platform
    The application fee can also be paid via a bank transfer.

    Bank details for bank transfers:
    Collegium Civitas, Plac Defilad 1, 00-901 Warsaw, Poland
    Bank: Alior Bank SA; Bank’s address: Łopuszańska 38D, 02-232 Warsaw, Poland;
    account number: 95 2490 0005 0000 4600 1851 0196
    SWIFT: ALBPPLPW
    IBAN: PL 95 2490 0005 0000 4600 1851 0196
    Title: name surname registration number (example: John Smith 33123)

  6. 6
    English certificate
    Candidates should send a certificate of English proficiency unless they have finished their education in English. Medium of Instruction letter (sample) from the awarding institution needs to be sent. This confirms that the qualification was taught in English. Candidates without MOI letter must send a certificate of English proficiency. Here is a list of tests and passing scores that we accept.

Attention:Do not forget to bring all originals of the documents listed above to the Admissions office when you are in Warsaw. You must also bring 2 passport photos (sample)

Candidates with non EU, OECD, EFTA diploma

  1. 1
    Printed and signed Application Form
  2. 2
    Bachelor diploma with a copy of a transcript of records with grading scale. A transcript is an official written document which lists and certifies previous school achievements and explains the grading system applied.
  3. 3
    Apostille or Legalization of the Bachelor’s degree certificate

    If a university degree certificate has been issued by an institution working in an education system of the country participating in the Hague Convention of 5 October 1961, legalization is carried out in the form of Apostille placed in the original document or attached to it.

    The register of the countries belonging to the Convention or the institutions entitled to issuing Apostille can be obtained here

    If your country is not participating in the Hague Convention of 5 October 1961 you should present a Legalization of your Bachelor degree certificate. The legalization can be issued by:

    – the Polish consul in the country where the university degree certificate was issued or in the country in which the education system and University operate;

    – education authorities in the country where a university degree certificate was issued or in the country in which education system and University operate;

    – an embassy or consulate of the country where the university degree certificate was issued, located in Poland, in other EU, EFTA or OECD countries, or in the country in which the education system and University operate.

  4. 4
    Official confirmation concerning your eligibility to apply for Master programmes

    Copy of a certificate stating that the submitted Bachelor diploma entitles the holder to apply for Master studies in the country of issue (only if there is no such a comment/line stating such an entitlement on the diploma/transcript). Such a statement should be issued or certified by:

    – the institution that issued the Bachelor diploma

    – the education authorities of the country that issued the aforementioned Bachelor diploma or in whose system of education the University operates

    The confirmation concerning your eligibility to apply for Master programmes is not necessary in the case of:

    – diplomas or other documents issued by Universities operating in education systems of EU, OECD or EFTA members, which allow access to higher education institutions in those countries (at present: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Chile, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Spain, the Netherlands, Ireland, Iceland, Israel, Japan, Canada, South Korea, Lichtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Malta, Mexico, Germany, Norway, New Zealand, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland, Sweden, Turkey, USA, Hungary, United Kingdom, Italy).

    – diplomas issued in countries with which Poland has signed bilateral agreements concerning the recognition of education for example: China, Belarus, Ukraine (diplomas issued under agreements which have expired will still be recognized on the basis of those agreements).

  5. 5
    Translation of a Bachelor’s degree certificate and transcript of records into Polish or English
  6. 6
    Receipt of payment of the Application Fee

    The application fee can be paid via the electronic payment system PayU. In order to make a payment, you should log into the on-line admissions platform

    The application fee can also be paid via a bank transfer.

    Bank details for bank transfers:
    Collegium Civitas, Plac Defilad 1, 00-901 Warsaw, Poland
    Bank: Alior Bank SA; Bank’s address: Łopuszańska 38D, 02-232 Warsaw, Poland;
    account number: 95 2490 0005 0000 4600 1851 0196
    SWIFT: ALBPPLPW
    IBAN: PL 95 2490 0005 0000 4600 1851 0196
    Title: name surname registration number (example: John Smith 33123)

  7. 7
    English language qualifications

    Candidates should send a certificate of English proficiency unless they have finished their education in English. Medium of Instruction letter (sample) from the awarding institution needs to be sent. This confirms that the qualification was taught in English. Candidates without MOI letter must send a certificate of English proficiency. Here is a list of tests and passing scores that we accept.

Attention: Do not forget to bring all originals of the documents listed above to the Admissions office when you are in Warsaw. You must also bring 2 passport photos (sample)

 

 

Admissions Office

Pałac Kultury i Nauki / Palace of Culture and Science
12 floor, room 1210
plac Defilad 1, 00-901 Warszawa

tel.  + 48 22 656 71 89
email: admissions@civitas.edu.pl
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 9:00-17:00
Wednesday: 9:00-18:00