Collegium Civitas

Collegium Civitas


Palace of Culture and Science,
12th floor
Plac Defilad 1
00-901 Warsaw, Poland

phone +48 22 6202878
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Collegium Civitas is a modern non-state University founded in 1997 by a joint initiative of Professors from the Polish Academy of Sciences. Since the very beginning it has developed and maintained the highest educational standards. The quality of education in all fields of study is confirmed by positive assessments by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education and the Polish Accreditation Committee. Collegium Civitas holds top positions in the national rankings of Universities in Poland. Our graduates go on to have highly successful and satisfying career paths. Collegium Civitas is located in the heart of Warsaw – the Palace of Culture and Science.

The Best Academic Faculty and an Individual Approach:

  • over 200 prominent professors and lecturers (among them academics from the Polish Academy of Sciences)
  • classes conducted by foreign and Polish lecturers – experts in media, business, international relations (among them former ambassadors)
  • small-sized groups
  • practical approach to education

With a large number of lecturers from renowned Universities, students from over 60 countries, numerous projects with Universities from around the world, and a wide range of studies in English, Collegium Civitas is a leader in the field of internationalization. The University has signed over 70 agreements within the Erasmus+ student exchange programme, as well as many bilateral contracts with other Higher Education Institutions. It offers double degree studies with West Virginia University (USA) and Anglia Ruskin University (UK).

Career Center Collegium Civitas provides students with professional support to help start and develop their careers:

  • numerous internships in Poland and abroad
  • individual consultations with career advisers and legal counselors
  • meetings with employers and alumni – Career Day Fairs
  • interactive recruitment service

Top Places in National Higher Education Institution Rankings:

  • 1st place in the Wprost weekly ranking (seven times)
  • 1st place in the category ‘Sociology and Political Studies” according to the weekly Polityka
  • Highly regarded by employers according to the weekly Wprost, 2015
  • “Uczelnia Liderów” (University of Leaders) certificate in the category of “Non-state MA University” (2016)
  • 1st place in the Best University Reputation Ranking amongst non-state Universities in Poland in 2017
  • The Highest Earnings of Graduates in Sociology and International Relations in 2017 among all Universities in Poland

Collegium Civitas is in Leading Positions According to the Perspektywy Ranking, 2018:

  • 1st place in International Relations among non-state Universities in Poland.
  • 1st place in Sociology among non-state Universities
  • 3rd place in the category of ‘Internationalisation” among all Polish Higher Education Institutions
  • 7th place within the best non-state Universities ranking in Poland


Facts & figures

  • Established in 1997
  • 210 academic staff
  • 2000 students
  • located in Palace of Culture and Science


  • Palace of Culture and Science
    12th floor Plac Defilad 1, 00-901 Warsaw, Poland
    phone: +48 22 656 71 89

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