Study Abroad in Warsaw
College Study Abroad
Explore Warsaw, Poland
Despite having more than 85% of its buildings in ruins following WWII, Warsaw has emerged as one of the most livable cities in Eastern Europe. This thriving capital is loaded with theaters, museums, cafés, and a buzzing nightlife.
Study Tours & Cultural Excursions
Every CIEE semester program has frequent cultural excursions and a multi-day study tour uniquely designed to complement the program’s academics and enhance students’ cultural immersion. In Warsaw, past study tours and excursions have included:
- Day-long study tours to smaller Polish towns such as Gniezno, Zabrze, or Kozienice
- Overnight trips to explore the Jewish heritage of Lublin, learn about the Solidarity, an anticommunist movement in Gdansk, discover Poland’s medieval past in Kraków, delve into millennium-old salt mines in Wieliczka, and learn about the Holocaust in Auschwitz State Museum and Memorial
- Polish films, ballets, theater, or opera performances
Where Students Study
CIEE Warsaw is conveniently located on the campus of SGH Warsaw School of Economics.
SGH Warsaw School of Economics
Established in 1906, SGH is the oldest and largest economics university in Poland, with 16,000 students. Located near the city center, it offers programs in economics, management, statistics, computer science, demography, and public-sector economics.
Internships & Volunteering
Depending on their program of study and availability, students may be able to participate in an internship or volunteer. In Warsaw, students have the opportunity to volunteer at a number of local organizations. They can also gain professional experience with an internship at a state institution or NGO.