SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities is a leading private research university with headquarters in Warsaw, Poland, that excels in Psychology, Law, Language Studies, Literature and Culture Studies, Media and Communication Studies, Management, and Design.
Established in 1996, SWPS University conducts teaching activities across five campuses located in major cities of Poland: Warsaw, Wrocław, Katowice, Sopot, and Poznan. Its ten faculties offer about 30 Bachelor and Master’s programs in 90 majors, including 16 programs taught in English. Doctoral and post-doctoral degrees are awarded in seven and three disciplines respectively.
SWPS University embodies the values of openness, courage and responsibility. We are strengthening the attitude of exemplifying creative passion and true engagement in our students, alumni and employees. We value openness expressed in eagerness to seek new solutions, in creativity and cooperation, in accepting arguments based on rational data and in tolerance of other values and opinions.
“By supporting the Alliance in its mission, our university will actively participate in the transformation of the European Higher Education Area, particularly through our strong profile in psychology and social sciences. Together, we will strive to create the university of the future, united in its diversity.”
Dr. Wojciech Karczewski, Director of the Office for International Cooperation, SWPS University.
SWPS University has five campuses:
SWPS University main campus accommodates five faculties: Faculty of Humanities in Warsaw, Faculty of Social Sciences in Warsaw, Faculty of Law in Warsaw, Faculty of Design in Warsaw, Faculty of Psychology in Warsaw.
The Sopot Campus, established in 2002, accommodates The Faculty of Psychology in Sopot.
The Wrocław Campus was established in 2004. Two faculties are located at the Wrocław campus: Faculty of Law and Communication in Wrocław oraz Faculty of Psychology in Wrocław.
The Poznań Campus was established in 2010. The Faculty of Psychology and Law in Poznań is located on this campus.
The Katowice Campus was established in 2010. The Faculty of Psychology in Katowice is located on this campus.
SWPS excels in Psychology, Law, Language Studies, Literature and Culture Studies, Media and Communication, Management, Design, Social and Political Science.
By conducting world-class interdisciplinary research, in collaboration with international partners, we actively participate in a global exchange of ideas. We focus on research projects that can be applied and implemented in various sectors of the economy and can improve the quality of life of individuals and whole communities.
30 BA and MA programs
16 programs taught in English
doctoral degrees in 7 disciplines
post-doctoral degrees in 3 disciplines
130 international agreements
420 academic staff
395 administrative staff
approximately 18,000 students
including 1,500 international students of 80 nationalities
28 internationally active research centres
228 advanced research projects
with a combined budget of 26 million euros