Collegium Civitas has become the first Polish university to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), Division for Peace. The MoU outlines the scope of prospective collaboration that includes: training and degree programmes in various thematic fields such as sustainable development, international security and the rule of law.
Collegium Civitas is a modern non-state University founded in 1997 by a joint initiative of professors from the Polish Academy of Sciences. The quality of education in all fields of study is confirmed by positive assessments by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education and the Polish Accreditation Committee. Collegium Civitas holds top positions in the national rankings of universities in Poland and offers academic programmes in English, Polish and bilingual Polish-English in the four main fields: International Relations, Sociology, Management and Journalisms and New Media, among them over 20 master’s and bachelor’s degree programmes in English. With a large number of lecturers from renowned universities, students from over 50 countries, numerous projects with universities from around the world, and a wide range of study programmes in English, Collegium Civitas positions itself as a leader in the field of internationalisation. The University has over 100 agreements with partner universities from around the world. With the MoU signed with UNITAR, Division for Peace, Collegium Civitas further strengthens its international outlook.
The forms of the prospective cooperation between UNITAR and Collegium Civitas include, among other initiatives: training and degree programmes, conferences and joint publications. The thematic scope of the prospective collaboration includes international security, rule of law for peacebuilding, and sustainable development.
Within the framework of UNITAR, the Division for Peace supports the (re-) establishment of peaceful, just and inclusive societies (SDG 16) by enabling individuals and organizations to contribute meaningfully to sustainable peace. The Division’s programming is based on a specific methodology that allows for the creation of powerful and inspiring spaces, products and services (online and face-to-face) for high-quality learning and collaboration, as well as promotes participation, dialogue, local ownership and multiplication of knowledge for sustainable impact and behavioural change. To learn more about our academic offer in peace and security, please follow this link: https://www.unitar.org/sustainable-development-goals/peace/our-portfolio/online-learning-and-education