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Degree Programmes in English


WULS-SGGW OFFERS THE FOLLOWING DEGREE PROGRAMMES IN ENGLISH:

MASTER’S DEGREE PROGRAMMES (SECOND CYCLE STUDIES):
The recruitment process for foreigners is carried out at WULS – SGGW.

MASTER’S DEGREE PROGRAMMES (SECOND CYCLE STUDIES) PROVIDED JOINTLY WITH OTHER UNIVERSITIES:

FULL TIME SINGLE LONG CYCLE STUDIES:

 

Economics
Specialization: Economics and Organization of Enterprises

Faculty of Economic Sciences

Mission of the Faculty

The mission of the Faculty is to form economists who would understand the contemporary economic world and analyse it using analytical methods. The ability to fully understand the fucntioning of the local and the global economies are essential for leaders in both the public and private sectors. A good knowledge of the impact that different economic policies, competitive strategies and consumer behaviour have on companies and their environment provides managers a competitive edge.

Mission of the specialization (major)

The aim of this two-year programme is to provide students with broad academic knowlgde and to facilitate them to develop skills that would prepare them for careers in the dynamic global business environment. Graduates of the programme will be ready for corporate careers, positions in governement and for starting and running their own businesses.

Detailed programme of studies

a) First year: Mathematical statistics, Forecasting business processes, Advanced macroecnomics, Business law, Financial and capital markets, Managerial economics, Economics and organization of production, Local financies, Managerial accounting, International economy, History of economic thought, Mathematical economy, Insurance systems, Human resource management, Methods of projects' assessment, Corporate finance, Master seminar.

b) Second year - students are obliged to choose courses from the list of specializations, for example: Economic policy of the EU, Theory of decision making, Bioeconomy, Small and medium-sized enterprises in EU, Corporate social responsibility, Principles of financial accounting, Electronic commerce.

Educational outcomes

The graduates are expected to be able to ave the capacity to analyse business and economic problems and to devise new strategies and solutions. They are expected to find jobs in central or local administration, institutions working in rural policy of EU, boards of companies operating in sector of food economics, in analysis departments, companies, investment funds, scientific and research institutions.

Requirements

Completed the first degree of studies. Bachelor in: economy, fianance and accounting, management, logistics. Confirmed knowledge of English.

Duration: four semesetrs for the graduated from the Bachelor studies; start 1st October.

Recruitment

Qualification based on results from the first degree studies (grade average).

Verified command of English.

Number of places available: 15 to 17.

Tuition fee: 7000PLN per one academic year.

Polish citizens and foreigners who study on the same basis as Polish citizens do not pay for studies (with some exceptions according to legal regulations)

Contact: dr Mariusz Maciejczak

e-mail: meo@sggw.pl

www.wne.sggw.pl/student/studia-ii-stopnia/studia-w-jezyku-angielskim/

 

Environmental Engineering
Specialization: Information Systems in Water Resources Management

Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Mission of the Faculty

Sustainable development of the modern society requires, among others, specialists able to describe, understand and analyze processes occurring in the environment and apply to that engineering knowledge and solutions. The mission of the Faculty is to form engineers who understand environmental complexity of the contemporary world and analyze it using modern engineering methods and tools.

Mission of the specialization (major)

The specialization programme focuses on the scientific analysis of physical, environmental, technical, socio-economic and legal aspects of water resources management. It aims to provide students with understanding of these aspects and their mutual interactions and with ability to devise sustainable and technically effective solutions to water resources management. An application of the Information Systems plays an important role in achieving this aim.

Detailed programme of studies

The taught programme is divided into five thematic blocks: Hydrological Processes, Water Management, Information Systems, Mathematical Modelling and Governance. The subjects are realized during four semesters:

a) First year: Statistics, Environmental chemistry, Spatial planning, Reliability and safety of engineering systems, Environmental management, Proecological technologies, Environmental monitoring, Technology and management of construction engineering, Environmental information systems, Soil physics and hydrology, Advanced hydrology, Advanced meteorology, Water reservoirs, Land and water development.

b) Second Year: Pollution and protection of water, River hydromorphology and restoration, Remote sensing techniques, Surface water modelling, Waste water management, Environmental geotechnics, Ground water flow modelling, Diploma seminar, Optimisation techniques, Economy of water resources, Water law and administration, Integrated water resources management.

Educational outcomes

Graduates of the specialization are expected to find jobs as academically trained professionals or scientists in a wide range of public and private institutions of different levels (local and central administration, water companies, scientific and research institutions, consultancies, NGOs) working in such fields as: water management and consulting, environmental protection, implementation of EU policy, hydrological engineering.

Requirements

Engineering degree or equivalent in Environmental Engineering. Confirmed knowledge of English.

Duration: three semesters; start: 1st March.

Recruitment

Qualification based on results from the first degree studies (grade average).

Verified command of English.

Number of the place available: 15 to 17.

Tuition fee: 7000PLN per one academic year.

Contact: dr Marek Giełczewski

tel.: (+48 22) 593-53-10

e-mail: m.gielczewski@levis.sggw.pl

 

Environmental Protection
Specialization: Restoration and Management of Environment

Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Mission of the Study

The Interfaculty Study of Environmental Protection aims at providing students with a comprehensive and interdisciplinary environmental knowledge presented by the best specialists from a range of scientific areas from different faculties of Warsaw University of Life Sciences – SGGW.

Aim of the specialization (major)

This specialization has been established to provide its students with (i) understanding of biological processes, legal aspects and management rules of environmental protection, and (ii) a range of tools for future specialists who will be capable of securing the good quality of the environment and who will possess skills to solve problems regarding the natural environment on different levels.

Detailed programme of studies

The programme is divided into three semesters. It consists of both lectures and seminar classes/labwork. The detailed list of subjects is as follows:

a) First year: Ecotoxicology, Mathematics and statistics, Environmental policy, Plant adaptation to environmental stresses,  Ecological  bases of nature conservation,  Integrated water resources management and restoration, Hydrogenic soils, Environmental aspect in landscape planning and design, Soil biology, Ecological infrastructure in agricultural landscape, Restoration to ecosystem of wild medicinal plants, Case study of environment restoration – part I, Land and water conservation, Ecological engineering for environmental protection, Soil hazard pollution and protection.

b)  Second Year: Environmental  processes  modeling, Hydrological modeling with GIS, Faunal reserches/River ecological surveys, Reforestration, Ecotourism, Risk analysis, Project management, Case study of environment restoration – part II, Diploma seminar.

Requirements

Bachelor degree or equivalent in Environmental Sciences, Biology or Agriculture. Confirmed knowledge of English.

Duration: three semesters; start: 1st March.

Recruitment

Application deadline: 15th January.

Qualification based on results from the first degree studies (grade average) and on scientific interests.

Verified command of English.

Number of the places available: 15 to 17.

Tuition fee: 7000PLN per one academic year.

Contact:  prof. dr hab. inż. Piotr Hewelke; dr Arkadiusz Przybysz

tel.: (+48) 22-593-20-97

e-mail: piotr_hewelke@sggw.pl ; arkadiusz_przybysz@sggw.pl

Main subjects

 

Horticulture
Specialization: Horticulture

Faculty of Horticulture, Biotechnology and Landscape Architecture

Mission of the Faculty

Horticultural plants are a very important part of human environment, human diet and are used in a natural medicine as a remedy against many civilization diseases. The Faculty of Horticulture, Biotechnology and Landscape Architecture aims at providing students with a comprehensive knowledge of modern horticulture, including growing and postharvest technologies of horticultural crops grown in temperate climate – vegetable crops, medicinal plants, fruits, ornamental plants, knowledge of integrated pest management, pro-ecological production, biotechnological methods, landscape protection, etc.

Mission of the specialization (major)

The specialization in horticulture has been established to provide students with understanding of biological background in growing horticultural crops and postharvest “life” of vegetables, fruits and ornamental plants. The programme aims also to introduce students to the up-to-date knowledge of environmental-friendly and ecological methods of production of vegetables, fruits and medicinal plants, their storage and postharvest technologies, of using ornamental plants in human environment as well as knowledge of integrated pest management (IPM).

Detailed programme of the studies

a) Oligatory subjects, offered during three semesters of the studies: Sustainable horticulture; Molecular biology; Mathematical statistics; Modern trends in horticulture; Landscape protection and ecology; Postharvest biology and technology; Diploma seminar.

b) Facultative subjects, to be chosen by students during the studies: Ornamental plants in human environment, Fruits of the World, Medicinal plants from natural habitats, Plants in human diet, Propagation of ornamental plants, Advanced plant pathology, Integrated pest management, Biological control, Plant diseases epidemiology, Eco-toxicology, Quality evaluation of products (incl: chemical, physical and sensory methods), Phytoremediation in horticulture, Stresses in plants cultivation, Bioinformatics, Plant biotechnology – molecular bases, Breeding in horticulture, Ecology of microorganisms, Physiology of vegetable crops, Floristics, Plants’ mysteries under microscope.

Educational outcomes

Students are acquainted with the principles of sustainable horticulture, processes influencing biological value of plant produce. In addition, they gain the skills how to plan and organize production and storage of horticultural crops, as well as how to arrange human environment with ornamental plants. They obtain the diploma: Master of Sciences in Horticulture (Magister inżynier ogrodnictwa).

Requirements

Bachelor degree in Horticulture, Agriculture, Biology or Environmental Sciences. Confirmed knowledge of English. Students graduated from Polish universities are also welcome (without paying fee).

Duration: three semesters; start 1st March.

Recruitment

Application deadline: 15th January.

Qualification based on results from the first degree studies (grades average) and motivation letter.

Verified command of English.

Number of places available: 15 to 17.

Tuition fee: 7000PLN per one academic year.

Contact: prof. Marek Gajewski

tel. (+48 22) 593 22 50

e-mail: marek_gajewski@sggw.pl, dwoa@sggw.pl

 

Informatics and Econometrics
Specialization: Information Systems in Management

Faculty of Applied Informatics and Mathematics

Mission of the Faculty

The modern economy is fully supported by the computer science. The fifnacial sector and rural economy are among many social and economical domains undergoing deep changes. The mission of the Faculty is to form engineers who understand the contemporary world and analyse it using computer methods and algorithms. an important role in this task plays the specialization of Information Systems in Management.

Mission of the specialization (major)

The sepcialization, realized fully in English, is focused mainly on methods of analysis of the economic phenomena. Students are acquainted with the quantitative methods of economic analysis and the computer science tools and their practical application. the graduate is able to combine the available methods and tools into the integrated computer analysis systems as well as to modify existing systems. The specialization prepares future programmers, designres and analysts of modern information systems that are used in companies and economical institutions, such as banks, stock markets etc. This specialization is focused on the use of high level programming languages, design and programming of the detabases, as well as the design and administration of the computer networks.

Detailed programme of studies

a) Econometrics part: Differential and difference equations - applications, Actuarial methods, Mathematical economics, Microeconometrics, Statistical analusis in the market research, Operational research - applications, Dynamic and financial econometrics, Multidimensional data analysis, Survey sampling, Derivatives in risk management, Theory of forecvasting and simulations, Modelling and optimization of business processes.

b) Informatics part: Theory of computer science, Software engineering, Distributed computer systems, Computer netwroks, Oracle databases, ERP/CRM systems, Business intelligence systems, Teleinformatics, Management information systems.

Additional elective courses.

Educational outcomes

The graduates of managament Information Systems are expected to find job in central or local administration, centres of information processing for the needs of rural policies in EU, boards of companies operating in sector of food economics, in analysis departments of banks, brokerage companies, investment funds, scientific and research institutions.

Requirements

Completed the first degree of studies: Engineering or Bachelor degree in one of specializations: informatics and econometrics, informatics, economy, finance and accountancy, logistics or other sepcialization, provided that the difference between the programmes of the completed specialization and first degree in Informatics and Econometrics at Faculty of Applied Informatics and Mathematics do not exceed 30 ECTS. Confirmed knowledge of English.

Duration: four semsters; start 1st October.

Recruitment

Qualification based on results from the first degree studies (grade average).

Verified command of English.

Number of places available: 18.

Tuition fee: 7000PLN per one academic year.

Contact: dr Paweł Jankowski

tel. (+48 22) 593 73 12

e-mail: pawel_jankowski@sggw.pl or wzim@sggw.pl

 

Food Technology and Human Nutrition
Specialization: Organic Food Quality and Marketing (within the ELLS Programme "Organic Agriculture and Food systems" EUR-ORGANIC)

Faculty of Human Nutrition and Consumer Science

Mission of the Faculty

The Faculty develops educational and research activities related to human nutrition and its impact on health and quality of life, dietetic, evaluation of food products from the point of view of health, consumer needs and behaviour as well as food services, household economics and the food market in Poland and other EU countries.

Mission of the M.Sc. Programme EUR-ORGANIC

The core of the double Degree M.Sc. Programme "Organic Agriculture and Food systems" (EUR-ORGANIC) is to create the study profiles that enable the students to profit from the different foci of organic agriculture teaching and research of the partner universities. The EUR-ORGANIC consortium: University of Hohenheim, Germany; University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, vienna, austria; Warsaw University of Life sciences-SGGW, Poland. 

Detailed programme of studies

During the M.Sc. programme all students will be studying at two different universities. The first semester/basic: Joint start-up module + e-learning; compulsory courses. The second semster/ basc: compulsory modules & elective modules. summer school - elective modules. the third and fourth semester: elective modules/master thesis.

Educational outcomes

The presented M.Sc. programme offers an insight into all important steps along the food chain. This broad-based approach enables students to solve problems arising in the usbsequent processing of organic food or in quality control. Students acquire interdisciplinary, solutions-based analytical skills appropriate to meet the demands faced by employees at all levels both in the private and public sector. Graduates are highly competitive on the international job market. Career opportunities in the intenraional organic sector are facilitated. A distinct asset of the EUR-ORGANIC programmes is that upon graduation the students will be used to the cultural conditions in two European contries.

Requirements

Students require a Bachelor of Science or an equivalent degree in agriculture or a related discipline (e.g. Biology, Food Technology, Economics, Nutrition Sciences, Environemntal Sciences) following at least three years of university studies. English language skills.

Duration: Two basic semester packages, one specialization semester package and a master thesis; start: September with a joint staart-up module that is compulsory for all students enrolled in the programme.

Recruitment

Students from all countries of the world can apply for the EUR-ORGANIC programme. Deadline for application is 1st June for students within EU/EEA and 15th March for students outside EU/EEA. Students pay the tuition fee according to the rules of university where they are registered as fulltime students, i.e. their home university, during both study years. students are exempted from paying tuition fee at their host university.

Contact: Jan Golba, WULS-SGGW

tel. (+48 22) 593 70 36

e-mail: jan_golba@sggw.pl

Contact: Kerstin Hoffbauer, UHOH, Germany

tel. (+49) 711-45-92-33-28

e-mail: masterpr@uni-hohenheim.de

Contact: Ulrike Piringer, BOKU, Austria

tel. (+43) 14-76-54-26-21

e-mail: ulrike.piringer@boku.ac.at

Contact: Mette Glerup Thomsen, Aarhus University, Denmark

tel. (+45) 8715-11-97

e-mail: mgt@science.au.dk

Visit the English website of the EUR-ORGANIC: http://www.eur-organic.eu/

 

Forestry
Specialization: Forest Information Technology

Faculty of Forestry

Mission of the Faculty

Our mission is to provide modern interdisciplinary education based on sound scientific research, close collaboration with practitioners and wide international cooperation in order to prepare professionals working first of all for forestry, environment and nature protection.

Mission of the specialization (major)

International Master Study Programme Forest Information Technology (FIT) is a joint initiative of the Faculty of Forestry of Warsaw University of Life Sciences-SGGW (WULS-SGGW) in Warsaw, Poland, and the Faculty of Forestry and Environment of the University of Sustainable Development Eberswalde (USDE). This is a double-degree, joint curriculum programme taught in English that enables its participants to achieve the Master of Science degree from both partner universities. FIT is an interdisciplinary education offer with its main focus on environmental information technologies (IT), forest ecosystem research, forest management and landscape research.

Detailed programme of studies

a) First year: First semester is placed at the USDE and characterized by impartation of basic knowledge of environmental information technologies. Second semester takes place at WULS-SGGW and focuses on the impartation of continuative knowledge of environmental information technologies including specific silvicultural contents.

b) Second year: During the third semester an independent research project is planned at WULS-SGGW, USDE or other partner institution in Germany, Poland or abroad, accompanied with a range of elective courses. Fourth semester is devoted mostly to Master thesis preparation.

Educational outcomes

Students will be enabled to detect relevant IT application areas and to plan and to technologically promote corresponding innovation processes. Students learn to solve complex problems based on a deepened and extended understanding of structures, processes and relationships within ecosystems, landscapes as well as within the sphere of forestry and based on a broad spectrum of scientific methods and tools for the collection, analysis, storage, visualization and communication of environmental data.

Requirements

Bachelor degree or comparable in forestry, biology, agriculture, landscape planning or related Natural Sciences. confirmed knowledge of English language.

Duration: four semesters for the graduated from the Bachelor Studies; start to the end of September in Eberswalde.

Recruitment

Enrollment of Polish students is organized by WULS-SGGW in Poland. German and foreign candidates are recruited by USDE in Germany. Applications of foreign candidates are processed by UNI-ASSIST. Number of places available: 25. Tuition fee: according to the agreement - no tuition fee. Registration fee (non-refundable) - see local regulations at WULS-SGGW and USDE.

Contact: dr Michał Brach, WULS-SGGW

tel.: (+48 22) 593-82-13

e-mail: michal.brach@wl.sggw.pl

http://wl.sggw.pl

Contact: prof. dr Alfred Schultz, USDE

tel.: (+49) 333-46-54-31

e-mail: alfred.schultz@hnee.de

http://www.hnee.de

 

Veterinary Medicine
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine

Mission of the Faculty

Our mission is to provide a high quality teaching environement and excellent reseach-based teaching, education of veterinary science graduates able to handle wide variety of health, welfare and management problems with farm and companion animals. To undertake high quality research to support the teaching process as well as postgraduate and continuing education. To provide veterinary care for all species of animals by Faculty clinics.

Educational objectives

Our educational objective is to provide a curriculum and the instructional resources necessary to enable students to obtain the professional title of lekarz weteryanrii (brit. Veterinary Surgeon; am. Doctor of Veterinary Medicine). The Faculty has sought to develop a curriculum that provides a strong foundation in veterinary medical scinces. It is expected that graduates will be well versed in fundamentals of veterinary medical sciences and will be able to meet the professional challenges they will encounter throughout their career.

Brief programme of studies

The five&half-year degree programme consists of a total of 75 obligatory courses and electives. The diploma is received after passing all exams. Each academic year is divided into two semesters with a substantial winter and summer break. This programme is intensive, with students taking roughly 860-hour classes (60 ECTS) per year.

a) First year: students develop a basic understanding of the life sciences underpinning veterinary medicine and become familiar with veterinary and medical terms. The main courses are animal anatomy, histology and embryology in order to help students to obtain profound knowledge of the composition of the animal body.

b) Second year: students delve more deeply into the life sciences, particularly anatomy, physiology and veterinary immunology. In this year students begin studying microbiology and learn about animal breeding and nutrition. The introductio to animal well-being and ethology helps mastering future clinical courses.

c) Third year: students have mastered all basic courses and enter the precilinical courses. Students are exposed to imaging diagnostics principles and focus on clinicl diagnostics and public health protection.

d) Fourth year: students continue practising in the field, focusin ob a variety of animals, from fish, accompanying animals to ruminants and swine.

e) Fifth and Sixth year: contagious and internal disease and surgery techniques become a main focus as students investigate various animal disease and learn about animal obstetrics and gynecology. Faculty clinics and cooperating farms are also an important part of this year's studies.

Requirements

In order to be considered for admission to the 5.5 year degree programme at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, an applicant must have successfully completed the following: a high school certificate, a passing grade on the biology and chemistry entrance exams, submission of the online application form and all fees paid by deadline.

Duration: 11 semesters (5.5 year); start 1st October.

Recruitment

Application deadline: early admission - 1st January to end of May each year; late admission - 1st June to end of July each year.

Registration deadline:

Once an applicant has been admitted to the university, the registration fee must be paid, and no later than 31st August each year. The registration fee secures an eligible students a place in the programme. sicen a limited number of opening are available for each academic year, preference is given to students who submit their payments early. Qualification based on entry exams (chemistry and biology, multiple choice test in English) organized by FVM and IMS in different countries. Applicatns with Bachelor degree or Master of Science degree in Biology, Animal Sciences or equivalent may be accepted without entry exams.

Number of places available: 50 - 60

Tuition fee: 7600EUR per one academic year.

Contact:  Dean's Office for International Students

tel. (+48 22) 593 60 12

e-mail: fvm@sggw.pl

International Medicine Studies (IMS) is a cooperating company involved in recruiting applicants as well as to help our international students in their daily problems during their stay in warsaw. Visit the english web site of the Faculty of VM: http://wmw.sggw.pl/en and of the International Medicine Studies: http://www.ims-medstudy.com/_Veterinary_School_5.5yr_Warsaw