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SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities

4.1 out of 5 (41 ratings / 33 reviews) Warsaw, Poland
We believe in people who value self-development and want to make their dreams come true. They give us motivation for continuous improvement so that we could offer education and research on the highest level.  

Bachelor's programmes

Humanities (1)



Years ago, three scholars working for the Polish Academy of Science (PAN) shared one bold idea - to create the best university in the country. This is how the University of Social Sciences and Humanities was created in 1996.


Since its inception, SWPS University has been dedicated to teaching and research. We are proud to count distinguished scholars, who engage in research on international level and publish in world’s leading academic journals, among our faculty. We highly value our teaching staff for their passionate approach to education, sharing their knowledge and experience, guiding students through the course of their studies, helping them grow as young scholars, future professionals, and most of all, as human beings. 


The SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities has signed a declaration of support for the assumptions made in the European Charter for Researchers and a Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers. Our University is competing for a prestigious HR Excellence in Research award presented to institutions which provide their researchers with the best working conditions.

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Library services

At the University of Social Sciences and Humanities, there is a well-equipped library whose collections are expanded on a regular basis. On a space covering 1000 square meters, over 88 thousand volumes are stored. The rich offer of the library includes books on Psychology, Sociology, Cultural Studies, Politology, Language Studies and many other disciplines.

Student Life

Campus life

The main campus of the University of Social Sciences and Humanities is located in Warsaw, while the remaining four campuses are in Pozna´n, Wroclaw, Sopot and Katowice. The university does its best to ensure comfortable studying conditions by offering well-equipped and modern spaces.

The campus of SWPS is situated relatively close to the center of Warsaw, in a rapidly developing part of the Old Praga. We are proud to be at least partially responsible for bringing new air to this area that remains home to a growing number of theaters, clubs, galleries and pubs.

Student Reviews

Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

It was and still is mostly enjoyable experience. I like how lecturers are dedicated to their students.

Studying at SWPS University
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

The university is very international since it has students from all over the world. The teachers are very good, they have experience and high education levels, which contributes for the community knowledge. Also, the University has a practical orientation, with presentations, case studies and a lot of research. On the other hand, the University is not very friendly on the...

The school is good though, just finding it difficult to school online.
Anonymous rated 1 out of 5 stars

Since the resumption of class on the 26th October, I have only joined once, due to situation of things in Nigeria, no constant network to continue study and I found it difficult to participate because it's online

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