Anita Wojciechowska-Chrabąszcz - Outgoing Mobilities Coordinator
Email: email@example.com - outgoing students
Yana Tashkevych - Incoming Mobilities Specialist
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org - incoming students
Społeczna Akademia Nauk - Łódź
ul. Sienkiewicza 9
Tel. 42 664 66 66
Fax 42 636 55 32
Społeczna Akademia Nauk - MAIN CAMPUS FOR FOREIGN STUDENTS in Warszawa
ul. Łucka 11
tel.: 22 656 36 15 – dziekanat 101
tel.: 22 656 36 16 – dziekanat 1
tel.: 22 656 32 60 - dziekanat 120
fax: 22 379 68 34
Dean's Office - room 105
phone: +48 22 656 39 01
Rector of the University : dr hab. Roman Patora, prof. Społecznej Akademii Nauk
University of Social Sciences called also SAN or Spoleczna Akademia Nauk is the largest private educational institution in Poland, with more than 25 years of experience. It is located in the centre of Warsaw. We provide high-quality education to students from all over the world. The University offers a wide range of Bachelor's and Master's programs in major cities in Poland and in the branch campus in London. Our offer also includes MBA and PhD studies and a unique American Master’s degree program in cooperation with Clark University.
Our goal is to equip students and graduates with specialist knowledge and practical skills needed in the 21st century’s labor market, both at the local and international levels. Therefore, all of our programs are developed in close cooperation with partner companies and institutions and provide students with an opportunity to participate in internship programs and various projects in a real-world business environment.
Immense interest in the studies offered by the University of Social Sciences results from its emphasis on developing practical skills. The faculty of Journalism and Social Communications has at its disposal professional radio and TV studios; The faculty of English Studies boasts high-tech language laboratories; The faculty of Finance and Accounting or Management has developed an extensive programme around case studies.
The students are also encouraged to participate in exchange programmes and internships in prestigious partner universities throughout the world within, among others, the Erasmus programme.
Studies at the University of Social Sciences are a great way to pursue your academic and professional passions, earn awards in scientific and sports competitions, participate in student activities, develop your interests in university clubs and make friends for life.
Why is the University of Social Sciences the best choice?
- The most popular non-public university in Poland in the year of 2014 according to the Ministry of Science and Higher Education.
- More than 25 years of experience – operating since 1994.
- Over 16,000 students and 60,000 graduates.
- Close collaboration with Clark University enabling students to obtain an American Master`s degree and to complete their studies in the USA and participate in an internship program - a gateway to an international career!
- Educational programs offered in English reflecting the needs of the rapidly changing world. Up-to-date majors: International Business Management, Computer Science, International Tourism and Hospitality Management and many others.
- Practical business training. Students don' t just learn the theory of different subjects, but also use this theory in a working environment during projects organized in cooperation with companies.
- Top-class academic staff and renowned practitioners and specialists from Poland and abroad (the USA, Canada, the UK, France, Israel and others).
- Branch campuses of the University are located in main Polish cities such as Warsaw, Kielce, Lodz, Cracow and 15 others, including a branch campus in London
- Possibility of accommodation in the University’s dormitory in Warsaw (at an attractive price).
- Student exchange within the Erasmus+ program and bilateral agreements with prestigious partner universities all over the world.
- Internalization of University of Social Sciences connected with exchange programmes and accepting students from abroad from countries such as Slovakia, France, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Pakistan, etc.
- Assistance of the Student Career Centre.
- Additional activities, including sports, getting acquainted with the Polish culture, libraries
Without doubt, our well-equipped didactic and research facilities are our strong point. They enable efficient teaching and make it possible to carry out various scientific and research projects. What distinguishes our premises is its modern and functional design. What’s more, we are conveniently located in the centre of the cities we are in: Warsaw, Lodz and Cracow.
Lecture halls are equipped with cutting-edge multimedia devices. Each lecture hall is fitted with a multimedia control system comprising video projectors, DVD players, satellite TV, computers, digital boards with PC interface, magnetic boards, roll-up screens and the lighting. All lecture halls have professional PA systems, which guarantees the highest sound quality and audibility in all sections of the hall. Each classroom offers the possibility of using various teaching aids, such as laptops, overhead and transparency projectors.
FIRST Level – Bachelor
European and international administration
Government and local government administration
Treasury administration – TAX
E - administration
Managing local and regional development
Global and regional security
Public safety and public protection
Protection of classified information, personal information and business information
JOURNALISM AND COMMUNICATION
Press journalism workshops
Television journalism workshops
Basics of television editing
Preparation for the work of a TV reporter in new media
Press forms on the Internet
Photography in the media
Designing a media project
Designing a marketing campaign
Social media in media communication
Photo editing for a journalist
Journalistic techniques in new media
Online campaign planning
Marketing in the digital sphere
Fundamentals of design in the media
FILM AND AUDIOVISUAL ART
Director/cinematographer film, television and advertising
Acting film, television, advertising, stage and theater
Production of film, television advertising and theater
English for business
Intercultural communication in business and advertising
FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING
Banking and financial consultancy
Graphics and design of computer games
Computer graphics in the media
Informatics for humanists
Computer systems and networks
Spa and wellness
Logistics trade and distribution
Logistics industrial enterprises
Quality management in logistics
Transport – shipping – logistics (TSL)
PSYCHOLOGY (SINGLE MASTERS)
Counseling and personal psychology
North American studies
Art of diplomacy and international negotiations
Intercultural management (studies in English)
Hotels and restaurants
Management in tourism business
Interactive marketing and public relation
Financial management and accounting
Human resources management
ADMINISTRATION AND PUBLIC MANAGEMENT
E-Business and professional communication
Logistics in Management
Profile is management
Accounting and finance in management
Public health and management in health care
E-Business + professional communication
Public health and management in health care – module profiled in management.
Second level – Master
Public administration and management – profile specialization in management
The internal security of the state
Military security and defense
Emergency management and rescue
Specializing in teaching (teaching English)
Linguistics with element of business
American culture and communication in business
Business communication; business communication and master of science in professional communication
FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING
Accounting and finance in management – profile in management
GEODESY AND CARTOGRAPHY
Cadastral and real estate management
Master–semester (for engineering graduates)
The integration of open systems
Visualization system and information management
The four master (for graduates of undergraduates studies):
Specialization in visualization system and information management
Specialization in integration of open system
Logistics management – module profiled in management
Health psychology and clinical
Business psychology and counseling
Diplomacy and political relations
Euro regional policy
New centers of the modern world
The media and international communication
Media in the modern world
FIRST level - Bachelor
Architecture and urban planning
Journalism and communication
Film and audiovisual arts
Finance and accounting
Geodesy and cartography
Tourism and recreation
Second level - Master
Computer science and IT
International business communication
International business management
Tourism and recreation
Third level - Doctor
ACADEMIC CALENDAR 2022/2023
- 03.10.2022-05.02.2023- lectures and seminars
- 01.11.2022- holidays (All Saints' Day)
- 11.11.2022- holidays (National Day of Poland
- 24.12.2022-12.01.2023- Christmas break
- 06.02.2023-19.02.2023- exams' period
- 20.02.2023-28.02.2023- retake exams' period
- 20.02.2023-09.06.2023 summer semester
- 07.04.2023-12.04.2023- Easter break
- 01.05.2023-03.05.2023- holidays (National Days of Poland)
- 16.06.2023- holidays (polish celebration)
- 12.06.2023-23.06.2023- exams' period
Foreign students that are coming to University of Social Sciences will get their temporary student cards from us after they send us via mail their personal details:
- Name and the surname
- Date of birth
- Major of studies and level of studies
- Identification number of an ID/passport
- Polish temporary address
- Scan of an ID/passport
Moreover, every foreign student MUST also prepare before coming to Poland an ISEC card which is International Student Exchange Card.
It qualifies you for special discounts and benefits worldwide.
More information on the Website- https://www.isecard.com/
There are several websites where students can search for flats, rooms, or flatmates:
https://pepehousing.com/ - this is site is perfect to find a room/flat to share in any city in Poland along with their prices and photos
https:// nestpick.com/- this is site is perfect to find a room/flat to share in any city in Poland along with their prices and photos
http://www.studentsinwarsaw.com/warsaw-accomodation/- this is site is perfect to find different Erasmus groups and associations where you can find flats, rooms, events, parties, etc.
https://erasmusu.com/en/erasmus-poland- this is site is perfect to find a room/flat/flatmate/roommate to share in any city in Poland along with their prices and photos
http://www.easyrenting.pl/ - this is site is perfect to find a room/flat to share in any city in Poland along with their prices and photos
We also encourage students to look for different Erasmus groups on Facebook such as:
- Erasmus Warsaw
- Erasmus in Warsaw- ESN Warsaw United
- Erasmus Parties in Warsaw
- Flats for Erasmus students in Warsaw,
Please note that we do not take any responsibility for your decision about the accommodation.
We have also other options that we can recommend. When you decide for one of them, please always include us- email@example.com in the correspondence.
University of Social Sciences has a dormitory in Warsaw:
Contact mail- firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact number- 22 656 39 00, + 48 664 476 777
Rooms with a toilet and a shower
Price per a person
Rooms with a toilet and a shower in the corridor
Additionally, every student needs to give a deposit (1000 zł). Of course, the deposit is refundable and the end of renting period if everything is all right with the room.
When you send an email to the dormitory, please also inform us in the e-mail to email@example.com
WE NEED TO BE UPDATED ON THE WHOLE CORRESPONDENCE BETWEEN STUDENTS AND THE DORMITORY, SO WE CAN MONITOR THE WHOLE PROCEDURE!
REMEMBER- University of Social Sciences does not have dormitories in other cities!!!
a) Thanks to the courtesy of University of Economics in Krakow and of Ms Agnieszka Nowak, we have information about accommodation in dormitories.
Contact person- Agnieszka Nowak
Contact e-mail- firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact number- +48 12 293 55 56
When you send an email to this person, please also inform us in the e-mail to email@example.com
b)Website for searching rooms/flats in Cracow:
c)Accommodation possibilities in Cracow Academy of Physical Education dorm:
Contact e-mail- firstname.lastname@example.org
When you send an email to this person, please also inform us in the e-mail to email@example.com
d)Accommodation possibilities in Cracow Music Academy dorm:
Address: Przemyska 3
Contact number- +48 12 431 10 50
Contact number- +48 535 044 477
Contact e-mail- firstname.lastname@example.org
500 PLN deposit
Single room 1000 pln/month
2,3,4 person room- 750 pl/month
1 bathroom for every 2 rooms
Kitchens on the 3rd and 4th floor
When you send an email to this person, please also inform us in the e-mail to email@example.com
EU citizens staying in Poland are legible for free health service, if they present their European Health Insurance Card (EHIC). EU citizens not having insurance in their country of residence and non-EU citizens may sign insurance agreement with the Polish Health National Fund (NFZ – Narodowy Fundusz Zdrowia) and purchase insurance for the monthly fee of 40 PLN.
More information can be found on The National Health Fund website - www.nfz.gov.pl
Without any type of universal insurance- medical care in Poland is not free of charge. Health insurance is mandatory for all students for the entire duration of their stay in Poland. The students from non-EU/EEA countries are recommended to buy medical insurance in their home country or immediately after their arrival in Poland. Otherwise students are required to pay for any health service they get.
All foreign students are also advised to purchase third party liability insurance and accident insurance.
Non EU/EEA students need to arrive in Poland with a student’s visa obtained at a Polish Embassy or Consulate in their country of residence. It is important to remember that visas are granted for a maximum of three months.
For further assistance students are strongly urged to contact the International Relations Office of their university. More practical information about: coming to Poland, legalizing your stay, medical care and insurance, driving license, addresses of diplomatic missions of in Poland is available at www.msz.gov.pl (Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs).
For longer journeys between polish cities and also trips abroad:
- Lux Express- https://www.luxexpress.eu/en
- Flix Bus - https://global.flixbus.com/
- Polish State Railways- http://rozklad-pkp.pl/en
Single-use ticket for students - around 1,50 Zl (during the control inspection, you need to show your student card)
Single-use normal ticket – around 3 Zl
Warsaw’s website- https://www.ztm.waw.pl/?l=2
Cracow’s website- http://www.mpk.krakow.pl/en/
Lodz’s website- http://www.mpk.lodz.pl/lang.action?lang=en
If you have a SIM-lock free mobile you can get a starter SIM card such as “Play” for 5 Zl which is 1,25 Euro from any newsagent’s and you’ll have a Polish number. If you top it up with another 5 Zl it will be valid for a year. Virgin mobile has currently offer with FREEMIUM plan, free you get 30 minutes 30 SMS and 300MB, every month. You can buy simcard anywhere, but to be able to use it you have to show your ID in mobile operators office and register simcard to your name. This regulations have been imposed lately.
For more details, please check the website- https://www.play.pl/en/
The Polish currency is Zloty (1 euro = aprox.4,35 Zloty). Be aware that the exchange offices in the airport may charge a different rate for exchanging Euro to Zloty, usually not convenient for you and at a very bad rate.
Search via Internet the best money exchange offices.
Costs of living in Poland are lower than in most of other western European countries: