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Global Economy

Field of study:
Economics
Type:
Graduate (Master)
Field of study:
Duration of study:
2 years (4 semesters)
Mode:
full-time
Now also available online
Obtained title:
master
Language:
Polish | English
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Why choose this field of study?

Are you interested in the world economy and global economic processes? Do foresee your career in foreign trade, international economic policy, or the field of foreign investment? Perhaps you are currently employed as an economist and want to improve your competencies in an efficient way to further your career and earn a higher salary? Graduate studies in Global Economy at the University of Economics and Human Sciences in Warsaw will equip you with specialized directional knowledge in the field of economics from an international perspective, allowing you to develop your qualifications and interests. If you already have a bachelor’s degree in economics and related fields – this modern program will be the best choice on your path to professional and financial success.

When studying Global Economy at UEHS, you will learn about a range of issues necessary for understanding and analyzing economic processes on a global scale – such as the interstate monetary system, the principles of global commodity exchanges, and global economic crises. You will also gain practical skills in modeling economic processes and forecasting changes in specific areas of the economy or trade policy. During your studies you will also develop analytical skills and the ability to use modern tools and methods used in modern world economics. The curriculum continues the specialization module available in the undergraduate program in economics at UEHS. At the graduate level, we also offer two other specializations – see: Applied Economics and Quantitative Methods in Economics.

Global Economy - what sets us apart?

  • You will gain specialized knowledge that will allow you to move freely in the area of issues related to the world economy.
  • You will learn to analyze economic and trade processes from a global perspective and apply them to business practice.
  • You will be taught by UEHS lecturers with outstanding academic and practical experience.
  • You can choose to study full-time, part-time, or online, allowing you to balance your studies with your professional or family obligations.
  • You will gain the competencies to find employment in managerial positions and advance your career.
  • You will join the international student community (UEHS was recognized as the most internationalized university in Poland by the Perspektywy University Ranking).

Global Economy - what can you do after graduation?

A master’s degree in Global Economy will allow you to thrive in positions related to:

  • foreign and international trade
  • international economic policy
  • investment consulting in foreign markets
  • analysis of economic processes and relationships on a global scale, as well as consulting or economic auditing

As a graduate of this program, you will be able to find employment, for example, as an economic strategist, business development manager or economic expert in private and public (including EU) institutions. Your competencies will also allow you to successfully develop your own business activities.

This program
is for you if:

You want to develop yourself in the field of economics and realistically improve your professional skills.

You are interested in economic processes in the global market and want to learn and understand them in depth.

You are keen to develop analytical skills and learn modern methods of economic forecasting.

Programme and structure of studies

Graduate studies
(master’s degree)

credits
120 ECTS credits
(European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System)
they last
2 years (4 semesters)
concluded with obtaining
a master’s degree

The study program is based on specialized issues in economics and the global economy, taking into account the current needs of the labor market. During the four semesters of the graduate program, students acquire the knowledge necessary for professional development in specialized and managerial positions. The program concludes with a master’s degree in economics.

FIRST YEAR OF STUDY

The first year of studies focuses on field-specific and specialization-centered courses, which introduce students to issues of international and regional economics, foreign trade, as well as the tools used in modern economic analysis.

SEMESTER I
Subject name Cummulative amount of ECTS points Lecture method Cummulative amount of hours (FT/PT)
OHS 0 L 8/8
INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS 4 L 30/16
SOCIAL STATISTICS 4 T 30/16
FINANCIAL MARKETS - REGULATION AND SUPERVISION 4 L 30/16
FOREIGN TRADE THEORIES AND TRADE POLICY 4 D 30/16
REGIONAL ECONOMICS 4 L 30/16
MANAGERIAL DECISION SUPPORT 3 D 30/16
ETHICS/CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY 5 L 30/16
CONTEMPORARY TRENDS IN ECONOMICS 2 D 30/16
SEMESTER II
Subject name Cummulative amount of ECTS points Lecture method Cummulative amount of hours (FT/PT)
FOREIGN LANGUAGE 2 D 30/16
BUSINESS CYCLE THEORIES 4 L 30/16
DERIVATIVES MARKET 4 L, T 30/18
MACROECONOMIC MODELING 4 L, T 60/32
GLOBAL ECONOMIC CRISES 5 L 30/16
WORLD MONETARY SYSTEM 5 D 30/16
THE PSYCHOLOGY OF MONEY AND FINANCIAL BEHAVIOR 3 D 30/16
MASTER’S DEGREE SEMINAR 3 D 30/16

L – lectures, T – tutorials, D – discussions, SEM – seminar

SECOND YEAR OF STUDY

In the second year, students continue to expand their knowledge with further directional issues, and participate in a master’s seminar, where they prepare a diploma dissertation.

SEMESTER III
Subject name Cummulative amount of ECTS points Lecture method Cummulative amount of hours (FT/PT)
FOREIGN LANGUAGE 2 D 30/16
METHODS OF COMPARING ECONOMIC SYSTEMS 4 L 30/16
GENERAL EQUILIBRIUM MODELS 5 L,T 60/32
ECONOMICS OF INEQUALITY 4 L 30/16
FOREIGN INVESTMENT 5 L,T 30/16
TRANSACTIONS AND INVESTMENTS ON COMMODITY EXCHANGE 5 D 30/16
MASTER’S DEGREE SEMINAR 5 SEM 30/16
SEMESTER IV
Subject name Cummulative amount of ECTS points Lecture method Cummulative amount of hours (FT/PT)
METHODOLOGICAL DILEMMAS AND CHALLENGES OF ECONOMICS 4 L 30/16
ECONOMIC POLICY 4 L 30/16
BUSINESS PROCESS MODELLING. 4 D 30/16
INSURING AND FINANCING TRADE 5 L, T 30/16
EMERGING MARKETS 5 D 30/16
MASTER’S DEGREE SEMINAR AND PREPARATION FOR THE DIPLOMA EXAM 8 SEM 60/32

L – lectures, T – tutorials, D – discussions, SEM – seminar

Tuition fees

Fixed tuition - flexible payments

By choosing to study at UEHS, you can be sure that the tuition fee will not change throughout the duration of your studies. You can pay the tuition fee once for the entire year of study or spread over a semester payment. This allows you to decide how you want to plan your expenses.

Fees (academic year 2024/2025)

EU&OTHER COUNTRIES GROUP
Year of study Annually Per semester*
I 2900 € 1600 €
II 2900 € 1600 €

*Semester payment is possible from the second year of studies.

OTHER COUNTRIES
Year of study Annually Per semester*
I 3900 € 2100 €
II 3900 € 2100 €

*Semester payment is possible from the second year of studies.

EU and other countries group
This group includes citizens of the countries member states of the European Union and the following countries citizens: Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Latin America, Macedonia, Moldova, Russia, Serbia, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan.

Other countries
The citizens of all the remaining countries.

Scholarships - easier than you think

scholarship program

While studying at UEHS, you can take advantage of a wide range of financial support from the state budget and European funds, as well as benefit from special discounts with UEHS discount program

You can submit most scholarship applications quickly and easily through your online account.  

The scholarship may be awarded to any student who obtained an average grade not lower than 4.5 in a academic year given.

In the academic year 2022/2023, the University of Economics and Humanities in Warsaw awarded 350 Rector’s Scholarships, ranging from PLN 525 /month to PLN 1025 /month, depending on the average or achievements. For outstanding sport, artistic or scientific achievements, the Scholarship Committee awarded scholarships of PLN 600 /month.

Detailed information on the possibility of applying for the Rector’s Scholarship is available in the “MojeAEH” system.

A sports scholarship may be awarded to a student who excels in sport achievements at least national level. In addition we also encourage our students to take part in additional support programs- eg. the National Academic Representation.

Young sportsmen can count on financial support in the amount of PLN 600 /month.

Detailed information on the possibility of applying for sports scholarship is available in the “MojeAEH” system.

A scholarship for people with disabilities may be awarded to a student who has a disability certificate, a disability degree certificate, a ZUS certifying physician’s certificate, a disability group certificate or a certificate of permanent or long-term incapacity to work on a farm.

In the 2022/2023 academic year, depending on the degree of disability, 150 scholarships for people with disabilities were awarded, ranging from PLN 1275 /month to PLN 1575 /month.

Detailed information on the possibility of applying for a scholarship for people with disabilities is available in the “MojeAEH” system.

The allowance is a form of emergency financial assistance. Any student who found himself temporarily in a difficult life situation resulting from random events beyond the student’s control can apply for it.The allowance may be granted twice in one academic year, and the allowance is not granted twice for the same random event. Difficult life situations caused by the COVID-19 pandemic are an exception.

In 2021, we granted 40 allowances for a total of PLN 197,200. The allowances, depending on the student’s situation, were paid in the amount of PLN 3,000 to PLN 5,000 at a time.

Detailed information on the possibility of applying for the allowance is available in the “MojeAEH” system.

2022/2023 academic year
355 Rector’s Scholarships
179 social scholarships
181 scholarships for people with disabilities

PLN 1,890,289.35 was spent in 2019/2020 on scholarships
PLN 2,911,662.50 was spent in 2020/2021 on scholarships
PLN 4,158,177.00 was spent in 2021/2022 on scholarships
PLN 7,829,950.00 was spent in 2022/2023 on scholarships

Rector’s Scholarship – highest average: 5,44