Collegium Civitas

Collegium Civitas


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

phone +48 620 28 78
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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 70 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 100 agreements within the Erasmus+ and bilateral student exchange programmes with Universities in Europe, North America and Asia.
It offers double degree studies with West Virginia University (USA) and an innovative programme in International Business with Suleyman Demirel University (KZ).
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
Welcome Point at Collegium Civitas was established to support foreign students and research fellows in the process of adaptation in the academic environment and to provide basic information in order to facilitate everyday life in a new country.
Welcome Point:
· provides support in formal matters related to studying at Collegium Civitas;
· provides basic information on official matters, including legalization of stay in Poland;
· share information about student initiatives, organizations and research clubs within Collegium Civitas;
· co-creates and implements processes related to cultural adaptation in the academic environment by organizing workshops, trainings, Culture Days, Adaptation Days;
· cares about building sense of independence and security among students and academics.
The consultations in the specified scope are free for students of our university. The consultations are provided in Polish, English, Russian and Ukrainian.
Collegium Civitas is proud to hold several certificates and awards of quality of education such as:
· 1st position in the ranking of “Wprost” weekly seven times;
· 1st place in Sociology and Political Studies according to “Polityka” weekly;
· Top places in the rankings of Polish non-state universities of “Perspektywy” and “Rzeczpospolita”;
· “Uczelnia Liderów” certificate in the category of “Non-state MA University” at the 5th edition of the National Certification Program of Higher Education Institutions “Uczelnia Liderów” (University of Leaders) 2015;
· Highly regarded by employers according to “Wprost” weekly in 2015;
· Certificate of accreditation “Journey to Changemaker” from the international Ashoka organization;
· Holder of the Erasmus Charter for Higher Education 2021-2027;
· Member of the Conference of Rectors of Academic Schools in Poland (CRASP).
· Member of the International Association of Universities (IAU).
· Member of the European School of Sustainability Sciences and Research (ESSSR)
- “The Signatory of Magna Charta Universitatum”
Collegium Civitas is among the leaders, non-public universities, in the “Perspektywy” Ranking 2021 in categories:
· Best non-public University
· Internationalization of studies
· Graduates in the job market
· Prestige
· Sociology specialization
· International Relations specialization


Facts & figures

  • Established in 1997
  • 210 academic staff
  • 3500 students
  • located in Palace of Culture and Science


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

    phone: +48 620 28 78



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