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Academics

Psychology is fascinating, because people are diverse and there is always so much to discover.

Rafał Albiński, Ph.D., social psychologist

Psychology
3-year program

Program of Study

Our undergraduate Psychology Program includes courses that allow students to develop a deep understanding of core areas in psychology, including social psychology, cognitive psychology, personality psychology, psychology of emotion and motivation, and psychology of individual differences. They also learn about practical applications of psychological research in the fields of psychopathology, clinical and health psychology, work and organizational psychology, educational psychology, and cross-cultural psychology.

Theoretical courses are complemented with classes teaching practical skills, indispensable in psychological research, such as methodology, statistics and psychometrics as well as competencies needed in human interactions, such as basic psychological skills, personal skills and the ability to work in groups.

Additionally during each academic year, students participate in at least one project-based course, which provides them with an opportunity to apply previously-acquired knowledge in a more practical manner, for example by working on a group research project.

Requirements: English proficiency - CEFR B2, IELTS 5.5 or equivalent.

Candidate

Psychology Program is a good choice for everyone who is curious about human nature and would like to know how people think, what they feel, and how they react in various situations. The program is directed not only to future psychologists, but also to anyone who is considering a career based on interpersonal relations.

Career Prospects

Psychological knowledge and skills are necessary in a number of professions dealing with various challenges related to human mind and behavior. Therefore, graduates of psychology program can pursue careers in a variety of fields, including education, healthcare, business, media, market research, marketing and advertising as well as IT research and design.

Financial support: Scholarships for International Candidates
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Financial support: Scholarships for SWPS University Students
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Advantages

Leading Psychology Teaching and Research Center

SWPS University is Poland’s leading higher education institution offering studies in psychology. Our Faculty of Psychology has achieved the highest rating granted by the Polish Accreditation Committee. Our researchers and students have access to professional research laboratories furnished with state-of-the-art equipment for psycho-physiological and behavioral research, such as an eye-tracker, electroencephalograph, and galvanometer, as well as the latest software that helps researchers to design, conduct, and analyze psychological tests.

Highly Qualified Faculty

Our faculty consists of experienced lecturers and tutors, clinical psychologists and psychotherapists with years of therapeutic experience, as well as active researchers, authors of numerous scientific papers published in international academic journals.

Theory and Practical Skills

The undergraduate Psychology Program combines theoretical knowledge with practical skills. Students have an opportunity to apply thier newly-gained knowledge, while working on practical projects, such as psychological essay, psychological interview, or group research projects.


Faculty and Guest Lecturers

Application Step By Step

  1. Fill in the application form and upload required documents
  2. Pay the Application Fee (PLN 85.00) via PayU - you will be asked to do so in the application form 
  3. Pay the Tuition Fee
  4. Wait for the Acceptance Letter
  5. Upon your arrival in Poland, submit original documents to the Admissions Office
  6. During the first semester, submit the Nostrification of your diploma (if applicable)

This is the application procedure for international candidates. Polish candidates should follow the application procedure provided on the corresponding Polish site here »

Application Fee

Application fee in the amount of PLN 85.00 should be paid via PayU while submitting university application through the Application Portal.

The application fee is non-refundable unless:

  • the program of study that you applied to has been cancelled (except when you decide to enroll in a different program of study at SWPS University).

Persons exempt from the application fee:

  • Graduates of undergraduate, graduate, post-graduate and doctoral programs completed at SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities (formerly Warsaw School of Social Psychology SWPS)
  • Graduates of undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate studies completed at Collegium Da Vinci (formerly University of Humanities and Journalism)ych
  • Graduates of Liceum Akademickie Da Vinci (Da Vinci High School)

Tuition Fee Discount

  • Children of SWPS University alumni who enroll in degree programs at SWPS University are eligible for a 5% discount on tuition fee for every year of the program.

Tuition

2020-2021 Tuition Fee
Full-Time Studies
10 installments EUR 480 / each
2 installments EUR 2,340 / each
1 installment EUR 4,500

Admissions Office

  • admissions@swps.edu.pl
  • +48 22 517 99 61 (English)
  • +48 22 517 98 92 (Russian and Ukrainian)
  • Following the changes in the COVID-19 pandemic guidelines, our Admissions Office is resuming some of its pre-pandemic operations. The office continues to provide services to candidates exclusively online and by phone. However, we encourage candidates to start sending original documents or documents certified by a notary public via post or courier. You can find the deadline for submitting the original documents in your Admission Decision letter.
  • Office Hours:
    Monday to Friday: 9.00-17.00
  • SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities
    Chodakowska 19/31, 03-815, Warsaw, Poland
    room 004, main hall on the ground floor 

Frequently asked questions

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