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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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.
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.
My university is small but it is a great place to learn. Though it is little, personally, it benefitted me a lot as teachers had the opportunity to get to know their students and students had the opportunity to talk to teachers outside of their lesson time and comfort zone making them very approachable. They are always positive about it which had only helped me.
The best feature about my university is to have different and more important related courses are given in 3 years.
It is indeed a very good University with wonderful, wise and helpful lecturers. There are obviously some things which should be improved but overall in comparison to the other Universities in Poland and Germany, it's great. I can definitely recommend it. It provides you with great amount of knowledge, good atmosphere and amazing people.
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