The capital of Poland is one of Europe’s most dynamic cities, filled with cultural, political, and economic institutions. It’s the perfect place to explore the history, politics, literature, and culture of Central Europe and learn to speak Polish. Students select from courses taught in either English or Polish at our partner school, SGH Warsaw School of Economics as well as CIEE Warsaw, which is conveniently located on the campus of SGH.
All courses are complemented with CIEE co-curricular activities and excursions beyond the city to enhance classroom learning and provide intercultural understanding.
GET A FIRSTHAND LOOK
at Poland’s successful transformation from a state-controlled system to a democratic, market-based system.
the European Union and the European economy while living in the heart of it.
the Tri-City region of Gdansk, Gdynia, and Sopot for a close look at the history of immigration and the Solidarity movement.
Explore life beyond the city on day-long study tours to smaller Polish towns such as Gniezno or Lublin, and an overnight trip to the royal city of Kraków. Delve into 1,000-year-old Wieliczka salt mines, or learn about World War II tragedies in the Auschwitz State Museum. The possibilities change every semester.
Punch your ticket for opera and ballet performances, classical music concerts, and a variety of other cultural events.
Connect with students from Warsaw School of Economics through our robust buddy system – for an introduction to thriving student social life.
Meet international students through the Erasmus Student Network.
Volunteering. The CIEE staff can help you find a volunteer role to gain experience, connect with Polish people, and give back.
Internships. Talk to CIEE staff about exploring internships that provide hands-on professional experience at a state institution or nongovernmental organization.
Cultural reimbursement. Grab a friend and go see a Polish film, ballet, theater, or opera performance – CIEE will reimburse you for the cost of tickets.
Day and overnight study excursions associated with your CIEE courses.
Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
One-week orientation – an introduction to Polish culture, your academic program, and the city, plus practical information about living in your host city
Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
Cultural and/or Co-curricular Activities
Excursions and/or Study Tours
Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
24/7 emergency on-site support
1 out of 3 CIEE students receives a scholarship - get yours!
GAIN Travel Grants - up to $2,000 toward travel costs guaranteed to all Pell-elgible students.
Gilman Go Global Grants - $2,500/semester and $1,000/summer, guaranteed to all Gilman applications.
Merit-Based Scholarships - $2,500/semester and $750/summer, awarded to students deomonstrating high academic achievement.
Minority Serving Institutions (MIS) Grant - $2,000/semester and $500/summer, guaranteed to all students attending MSIs.
Our highly experienced staff have extensive knowledge of all CIEE programs and services. If you are a student with questions about completing your application, or you want to sign up to receive program updates and news, our staff are happy to help.