Smart City Society

Type:
first-cycle studies
Field of study:
Political Science
Type:
first-cycle studies
Field of study:
Political Science
Duration of study:
3 years (6 semesters)
Mode of study:
full-time | part-time | online
Obtained title:
bachelor's degree
Language:
Polish | English
PolishEnglish

Why is it worth choosing these studies?

It is a unique specialty that responds to the needs of a changing world.

The program allows students to deepen their technical and social knowledge regarding the phenomenon of functioning and development of modern metropolises. 

What can you do after graduation?

Due to the dynamics of changes taking place in the area of urban development, there is a growing demand for specialists who will be able to implement and manage these changes. Graduates of this specialization path will be desirable experts in central offices, companies specializing in promotion, advertising and city events, as well as in all entities providing services based on modern technologies for urban communities. 

This programme
is for you if:

You are interested in the subject of changes occurring in urban agglomerations
You would like to have a real impact on the development of the metropolis
Modern technologies are not alien to you

Programme and structure of studies

Bachelors Degree

They last
3 years (6 semesters)
They are worth
180 ECTS credits
(European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System)
They end with obtaining a professional
bachelor's degree

The study program covers issues related to the understanding and practical use of knowledge in the field of political science in various spheres of social activity and international cooperation. 

 

1st year od studies

The first year of studies is dominated by subjects which, regardless of the chosen field of study, provide broad horizons of thinking and an understanding of concepts and basic issues in a given field of study. As a result, you will gain knowledge and skills that will help you find yourself in many different professions and prepare to undertake interdisciplinary projects, which is particularly important and valued on the labor market today. From the second semester, the classes introduce more and more detailed content specific to the selected field of study. 

First semester
Subject ECTS Form of classes Total number
of lesson hours
(STATIONARY / NON-STATIONARY)
SCIENCE ABOUT STATE, LAW AND POLITICS 5 L 30/24
INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY 5 L 30/24
AKADEMIC SKILLS 2 C 15/8
INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY 4 L 30/24
ORGANIZATION AND THEORY MANAGEMENT 5 L 30/24
BASICS OF SOCIAL COMMUNICATION 4 L 30/24
Second Semestre
Subject ECTS Form of classes Total number
of lesson hours
(STATIONARY / NON-STATIONARY)
FOREIGN LANGUAGE 2 E 24/16
SPORTS AND RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES 0 E 30
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY IN SOCIAL SCIENCES 4 C 24/16
INTRODUCTION TO JURISPRUDENCE 5 L+E 60/40
CONSTITUTIONAL LAW AND POLITICAL SYSTEM OF THE POLAND 5 L+E 60/40
CONTACTS WITH THE MEDIA 4 C 30/24
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION 4 L 30/24
BASICS OF SOCIOLOGY 3 L 30/24

2 year of study

In the second year of studies, subjects focused on the chosen field of study are introduced to the curriculum. They allow you to deepen your knowledge and acquire competences necessary to understand and use competences in the field of political science in various spheres of social activity. 

Semester 3
Subject ECTS Form of classes Total number
of lesson hours
(STATIONARY / NON-STATIONARY)
FOREIGN LANGUAGE  2 E 24/16
SPORTS AND RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES 0 E 30
CONTEMPORARY POLITICAL THOUGHT 6 L+E 60/40
POLITICAL MARKETING 6 L+E 60/40
POLITICAL COMMUNICATION 4 L 30/24
DIPLOMACY 4 L 30/24
CONTEMPORARY SOCIAL MOVEMENTS 4 C 30/24
INFORMATION SOCIETY 4 E 30/24
Semester 4
Subject ECTS Form of classes Total number
of lesson hours
(STATIONARY / NON-STATIONARY)
FOREIGN LANGUAGE  2 E 24/16
CONTEMPORARY POLITICAL SYSTEMS  4 L 30/24
INTERNATIONAL SECURITY 3 C 30/24
EUROPEAN INTEGRATION 7 L+E 60/40
INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL RELATIONS 5 L 30/24
SELF-GOVERNMENT AND LOCAL POLICY 5 C 30/24
POLITICAL BRAND IN THE PUBLIC SPACE 4 C 30/24

Third year of studies

In the third year of studies, you can choose subjects in the field of a selected specialization to obtain qualifications necessary to build a career in the broadly understood development of cities and smart city society. In each semester, you can choose 4 out of 6 specialty subjects. 

Semester 5
Subject ECTS Form of classes Total number
of lesson hours
(STATIONARY / NON-STATIONARY)
FOREIGN LANGUAGE 2 E 24/16
PROJECT PREPARATION METHODOLOGY 3 C 30/24
SCHOOL OF BUSINESS PRACTICE 2 C 24/16
APPRENTICESHIPS 5 PR 125
MARKETING MANAGEMENT 5 L+E 60/40
GROUNDS FOR NEGOTIATIONS AND MEDIATION 5 L+E 60/40
ENERGY POLICY 5 L+E 60/40
ECONOMY AND LOCAL FINANCE 3 C 30/16
SOCIETY PARTICIPATION IN SMART CITY 3 C 30/16
PROBLEMS OF CULTURE, MEDIA AND METROPOLITAN EDUCATION 3 C 30/16
Semester 6
Subject ECTS Form of classes Total number
of lesson hours
(STATIONARY / NON-STATIONARY)
SCHOOL OF BUSINESS PRACTICE 2 C 24/16
SOCIO-ECONOMIC PROJECT 4 OWN WORK 100
APPRENTICESHIPS 5 PR 125/125
DIPLOMA EXAM 3 OWN WORK 75/75
INFORMATION ENGINEERING 5 L+E 60/40
LOCAL ELECTIONS AND GOVERNANCE PROCESSES 5 L+E 60/40
SECURITY OF METROPOLIS AND LOCAL COMMUNITIES 5 L+E 60/40
TRANSPORT AND CITY LOGISTICS 3 C 30/16
SMART CITY INFRASTRUCTURE 3 C 30/16
PROBLEMS OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION IN THE METROPOLITAN SPACE 3 C 30/16

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.

Reduce the cost of your studies

As part of the UEHS discount programme, you can take advantage of various reductions and promotions. They are usually applied in the first year of study. It means that your tuition fees will be reduced by the amount of the discounts granted. Candidates who register and pay their tuition fees within one month of registration will receive an English language course for free. The course covers 80 hours of English classes and 20 hours of  classes of Polish culture.

Fees

EU&CIS COUNTRIES
Year of study Annually Per semester
1st year 2300 EUROS 1300 EUROS
2nd and 3rd year 2300 EUROS 1300 EUROS
OTHER COUNTRIES
Year of study Annually Per semester
1st year 3300 EUROS 1800 EUROS
2nd and 3rd year 3300 EUROS 1800 EUROS

CIS COUNTRIES
Commonwealth of Independent States: Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgystan, Macedonia, Moldova, Russia, Serbia, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan.

EU COUNTRIES
All member states of the European Union. List of member states: https://europa.eu/european-union/about-eu/countries_en.

OTHER COUNTRIES
Countries that are not members of the CIS or EU.

Scholarships - easier than you think

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.  

Scholarship
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 2020/2021, the University of Economics and Humanities in Warsaw awarded 292 Rector’s Scholarships, ranging from PLN 450 /month to PLN 650 /month, depending on the average or achievements. For outstanding sport, artistic or scientific achievements, the Scholarship Committee awarded scholarships of PLN 450 /month.

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

Sports scholarships

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 450 /month.

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

Social scholarships

A social scholarship may be awarded to a student who is in a difficult financial situation. In the academic year 2020/2021, the amount of income per person in the student’s family entitling to receive a scholarship was set at an amount not higher than PLN 1,051.70.

Depending on the monthly net income, scholarships ranging from PLN 1,050 / month to PLN 1,250 /month were awarded per one student’s family member.

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

Special scholarships for disabled people

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 2020/2021 academic year, depending on the degree of disability, 79 scholarships for people with disabilities were awarded, ranging from PLN 800 /month to PLN 1000 /month.

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

Allowances

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 2020, we granted 64 allowances for a total of PLN 113,200.50. The allowances, depending on the student’s situation, were paid in the amount of PLN 1,000 to PLN 2,500 at a time.
Detailed information on the possibility of applying for the allowance is available in the “MojeAEH” system.

This is what makes us different

2020/2021 academic year
292 Rector’s Scholarships
106 social scholarships
79 scholarships for people with disabilities

PLN 1,890,289.35 was spent in 2019 on scholarships
PLN 2,911,662.50 was spent in 2020 on scholarships

Rector’s Scholarship – highest average: 5.79