Postgraduate Studies in Economic Diplomacy

Postgraduate Studies in Economic Diplomacy

Postgraduate Studies in Economic Diplomacy offers students the opportunity to explore the economic dimensions of contemporary diplomacy and teach how to pragmatically apply theoretical aspects to real world issues.

Advantages
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Comprehensive skills – useful combination of theory with skill-training modules

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Experienced lecturers – courses are delivered by academics and professional economic diplomats

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Additional benefits – the courses are offered entirely in English

Why study?

  • Graduates will be equipped to represent and defend country’s economic and commercial interests and to detect business opportunities and lobby at the international level.
  • Their command of the tools used in economic diplomacy will help them develop comprehensive market analyses, negotiate international agreements and operate successfully in the international environment.
  • Graduates will understand the cause and effect relationships in international economic policy. 
  • Completing the programme will expand the scope of potential career paths.

Are they for me?

Postgraduate Studies in Economic Diplomacy is addressed, among others, to:

  • individuals interested in the economic and commercial diplomacy career path,
  • employees of institutions with broad international economic relations,
  • individuals focused on a career in international organizations,
  • employees of companies aimed at establishing and deepening international cooperation,
  • employees of transnational corporations,
  • NGO representatives.

Curriculum

Introductory courses (40 h)

  • International economics (20 h)
  • Introduction to economic diplomacy (20 h)

Specialization courses (64 h)

  • International competitiveness (8 h)
  • Nation branding (8 h)
  • International business transactions (8 h)
  • Environmental conflicts in the world economy and their solutions (8 h)
  • Law in economic diplomacy (8 h)
  • European antitrust law and policy (8 h)
  • Challenges in the Eurozone (8 h)
  • The decision-making process in the EU/ Lobbying in the EU (8 h)

Skills training (72 h)

  • International negotiations (20 h)
  • Diplomatic protocol (8 h)
  • Public speaking (8h)
  • International project management (8 h)
  • Cross-cultural management from the US perspective (12 h)
  • Managing dispersed/virtual teams (8 h)

Total hours: 176

Head of studies

Honorata Nyga-Łukaszewska, Ph.D.
Institute of International Economics

Dr Honorata Nyga-Łukaszewska is an assistant professor at the Institute of International Economics at the Warsaw School of Economics. Her interests are centered around international economics, energy trade and commodity markets. She specializes in energy security research. She is also a lecturer at the Warsaw School of Economics – courses in international economics, energy security economics and energy-environment conflicts. Experienced in diplomatic and international arena.

Lecturers

  • Ambassador Jan Wojciech Piekarski
  • Prof. dr hab. Adam Budnikowski, Collegium of World Economy, Warsaw School of Economics
  • Prof. dr hab. Elżbieta Kawecka-Wyrzykowska, Collegium of World Economy, Warsaw School of Economics
  • Prof. dr. Markus C. Kerber, Technische Universität Berlin, Institut für Volkswirtschaftslehre und Wirtschaftsrecht
  • Prof. dr hab. Izabela Kowalik, Collegium of World Economy, Warsaw School of Economics
  • Prof. dr hab. Arkadiusz Kowalski, Collegium of World Economy, Warsaw School of Economics
  • Bożena Leven, Ph.D., Professor of Economics, The College of New Jersey, School of Business
  • Maciej Cygler, Ph.D., Collegium of World Economy, Warsaw School of Economics
  • Lidia Danik, Ph.D., Collegium of World Economy, Warsaw School of Economics
  • Małgorzata Lewandowska, Ph.D., Collegium of World Economy, Warsaw School of Economics
  • Honorata Nyga-Łukaszewska, Ph.D., Collegium of World Economy, Warsaw School of Economics
  • Michał Schwabe, Ph.D., Collegium of World Economy, Warsaw School of Economics
  • Bartosz Targański, Ph.D., Collegium of World Economy, Warsaw School of Economics
  • Piotr Hajdecki, business community
  • Dariusz Markiewicz, business community
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Admission

We would like to inform you that the next edition will be in 2023/2024. Classes will start in October 2023 and recruitment will open in May 2023.

Required documents:

  • agreement on the conditions of the payment of tuition fees
  • application form 
  • copy of the diploma awarded on completion of – at least – the first degree of studies (Bachelor),

In the case of foreign diplomas: Master’s or Bachelor’s degree diploma with transcripts (in some countries called: general opinion on diploma) certifying the completion of university studies. Apart from diploma and transcript/general opinion on diploma, foreign university’s degree-holder, has to submit Polish translation of both documents (diploma and transcript/general opinion on diploma). We accept only translations provided by a certified translators (PL: tłumacz przysięgły). Please note that foreign diploma recognition at SGH may last up  to 30 days. Without having foreign diploma recognized at SGH, you can not be enrolled in post-graduate studies.

The certificate of completion of postgraduate studies is granted based on the results of the oral examination referring to knowledge and skills obtained during the program.

Timetable

Classes are held on Saturdays from 9.50 a.m. to 5.00 p.m., on Sundays 8.00 a.m. to 15.10 p.m. Usually we have 3–4 lectures (90 minutes each) a day.

Costs

Total tuition fees are PLN 7500. Students are eligible for payment in two equal installments.

The price includes course participation and materials for individual home-study as well as the issuance of graduation certificate.

Contact details

Coordinator of studies
Anna Karpińska
phone: +48 22 564 9365
e-mail: akarpi1@sgh.waw.pl

Contact details
Karolina Nivette, M.A.
phone: +48 22 564 93 49
e-mail: knivet@sgh.waw.pl

Head of studies
Honorata Nyga-Łukaszewska, Ph.D.
e-mail: hlukas@sgh.waw.pl

Postage address
Warsaw School of Economics
Collegium of World Economy
al. Niepodległości 162
02-5554 Warsaw, Poland

Organiser
Institute of International Economics
Collegium of World Economy

  • Online courses
  • Total tuition fees are PLN 7500 (possible installments).
  • Classes start 9:50 on Saturdays and 8:00 on Sundays.
Honorata Nyga-Łukaszewska zdjęcie
Head of studies

Honorata Nyga-Łukaszewska, Ph.D.
e-mail: hlukas@sgh.waw.pl

Coordinator of studies

Anna Karpińska
phone: +48 22 564 93 65
e-mail: akarpi1@sgh.waw.pl

CONTACT DETAILS

Karolina Nivette, M.A.
phone: +48 22 564 93 49
e-mail: knivet@sgh.waw.pl