Political Science – Undergraduate Programme

Do you start the day with a review of the most important information from the country and the world? Are you abreast of the latest findings in the government? Or maybe you are simply interested in political science? You could not find any better course. This specialisation will show the rules of the big politics. Political Science opens up many employment opportunities from work in political marketing to a political career.

During studies, you will learn about the functioning of modern states and social organisations, understand the rules of political competition, learn what is authority power and what are the temptations of those who have it.

Duration: 6 semesters (full-time and part-time).
Studies in Polish.
Tuition fee: 1,200 PLN per semester (part-time).

Contact:  Greta Swałtek ,61 829 6511,
e-mail: greta.swaltek@amu.edu.pl.

Iwetta Andruszkiewicz, Head of course

Iwetta Andruszkiewicz

The interdisciplinary nature of this course offers employability in national and international organisations, administration, local government, and corporate communications and human resources departments, as well as associations, foundations, and political organisations. In the course of study, students receive a toolkit designed to analyse and interpret political phenomena. This enables them to pursue a successful career in politics.

Studying Political Science combines theory with practice, which is a proven recipe for professional success. The practical experience and expertise knowledge will make you competitive in the employment market.

The graduates of our studies successfully find employment in national and local government institutions and social organisations and are active in political parties or politicians’ offices and electoral committees. Graduates are also ready to work in public relations agencies, marketing companies, social and market research centres and European institutions.

Political Marketing and Consulting in Politics

If you are thinking about a career as a political consultant, want to be active in the world of politics, marketing and political consulting, this specialisation is for you. You will be fully prepared for the role of a political advisor, have the knowledge of the political analysis of the market, learn the advertising techniques and how to effectively use the social engineering and designing electoral campaigns. During the course, you will learn how public opinion research labs work and how to efficiently and effectively conduct marketing research.

Application procedure:

Candidates eligible to apply under this procedure must submit recruitment documents as stipulated in the AMU Senate Resolution on the application procedure – first year full time and extra mural studies and register at System Internetowej Rekrutacji by the deadlines stipulated in the recruitment time table for a given academic year and also pay the admission fee. Results of final examinations taken and passed abroad and expressed in the grading scale used by the foreign educational institution are converted proportionally to the grading scale applied in Poland at the new final examination (matura) and in compliance with the admission criteria of a given faculty.


  • Foreign candidates can apply to study any courses offered at bachelor and master degree programmes on condition that they have a command of Polish (the language of instruction). Candidates who do not have the command of Polish can enrol in a year-long intensive Polish language course (http://www.schoolpl.amu.edu.pl/go.php/en.html)
  • Studies in English under the regime applicable to Polish citizens are possible on condition that the candidates register at System Internetowej Rekrutacji, where a selection can be made from a list of available options (https://kandydaci.amu.edu.pl/Site/UtworzKonto/Oczekiwanie)
  • Studies in a foreign language
  • Foreigners wishing to take up a different course in a foreign language must take the option available to candidates who are not eligible to study under the regime applied to Polish citizens
  • Full-time study is tuition free. If foreign students take part in other forms of study, which are not tuition free, e.g. extra-mural studies, post-diploma studies, courses taught in foreign languages, they pay fees in the same amount as those paid by citizens of the Republic of Poland

Holders of valid Polish Citizen Cards and citizens of member states of the EU, EFTA-EEC and Switzerland, who have decided to study in Poland, are free to choose the application procedure.

B. Application criteria – option available to candidates who are not eligible to study under the regime applied to Polish citizens you can choose this option if you are:

  1. a holder of scholarships granted by Poland
    Candidates for scholarships granted by Poland are nominated, as stipulated in international agreements, by Polish or foreign diplomatic missions or respective institutions in their countries responsible for international academic exchange. Candidates of Polish origin applying for scholarship granted by Poland report to a consular office in their place of residence.
  2. a holder of a scholarship granted by the sending party; tuition free studies
  3. not eligible for scholarship and want to pursue tuition free studies
    Option available to foreigners of countries with which Poland signed inter-government agreements or aid programme agreements. Candidates apply through relevant institutions of their countries or Polish diplomatic or consular offices. Foreigners pay the tuition but receive no scholarship from the Polish government. They pay all the costs related to their study in Poland, which amount to more than 300 euro a month.
  4. if you want to pursue tuition paid studies
    The admission decision is made by the end of July by the Deputy President for Student Affairs upon the examination of the submitted documents and when a recruitment fee of 50 euro has been paid by the candidate.
    Tuition fees depend on the degree programme followed and range from 2500 to 4000 euro per year. Foreigners of Polish origin commencing studies taught in Polish are granted a 30% discount.
    Students taking courses taught in English or other languages pay a fee.

Dział Nauczania UAM
ul. H. Wieniawskiego 1
61-712 Poznań
Room 25, ground floor
Tel.+48 61 829 4366, +48 61 829 4375
Ms. Natalia Kondziela: knatalia@amu.edu.pl;

Ms. Katarzyna Blaszka: katbla@amu.edu.pl