Studies type:

Postgraduate studies

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Study duration:

1 Year (2 semesters)



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AFiB Vistula

    In a time of progressing digitalisation, more and more of our tasks are carried out via the Internet. This includes banking services, regular apps, and social media, and the amount of important information that we share on the Internet is staggering. This is why information security is extremely important.

    The Cybercrime Agent programme invites all corporate sector employees, law enforcement officials, as well as everyone employed in government, and local authority officials, who deal with IT network administration. You have the necessary background required to become a cybercrime agent, an information and communication systems security professional in the private and public sector.

    The aim of this programme is to best prepare you to work in IT departments and/or ICT security cells. Over the course of two semesters, you will learn the principles of creating good cyberspace security policies, developing safe environments, as well as collecting, processing, and sharing data, in accordance with industry’s standards.

    You will solidify your knowledge of cybersecurity and acquire new theoretical knowledge and practical skills, preparing you to work independently, and lead teams responsible for containing network incidents.

    As a graduate of this programme, you will have the skills necessary to:

    • Plan and implement policies related to the safety of information and communication technologies,
    • Implement mobile environment safety policies,
    • Expertly document and ensure the safety of digital evidence (computer forensics, data recovery),
    • Asses information safety risks.

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    Learn more about how to apply for the post-graduate programme, and join us as a student at Vistula University!


    The curriculum of the Cybercrime Agent post-graduate programme has been designed by industry veterans. We collaborate with FancyFon, FAMOC™, ComCERT SA and Mediarecovery (more below), which ensures that the knowledge you will gain, is up to date and has practical applications.

    The courses are not only lectures on theory, but also group and individual workshops, group discussions, tests, and CERT Games. CERT Games are exercises on protecting company’s key ICT infrastructure, aimed at instilling good habits and best practices in students, when it comes to containing incidents and fending off attacks on IT infrastructure.

    Post-graduate programme admissions are conducted on a ‘first-come, first-served basis’, so, if you want to become a cybercrime agent, apply today!

    Our contents partners are:

    Providers of innovative mobile ICT solutions, enabling remote control of mobile and web devices.

    ComCERT SA
    Poland’s first independent company specialises in CERT (Computer Emergency Response Team) services for companies and institutions, and is not a subsidiary of any telecommunication operator. The company focuses on cyberspace threat identification and supporting customers in situations of danger and security breaches.

    Media recovery
    Since 2006, Media recovery has been implementing data, user, application, and IT infrastructure security systems, used by CERT (Computer Emergency Response Teams) and CSIRT (Computer Security Incident Response Teams) in companies and institutions. Media recovery has been able to establish itself as a significant IT security service provider, which is only confirmed by the company’s status as an RSA Secure World Affiliate Elite Partner, McAfee Security Alliance Premier Partner, and Guidance Software’s Exclusive Partner.

  • Radosław Chinalski
    A graduate of Telecommunications at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering of the Poznań University of Technology, and the Police Academy in Szczytno. In 2005, he completed a post-graduate programme in “Quality management in public administration“ at the Poznań University of Economics and Business. He has participated in numerous specialised courses and training sessions, including: “Information Warfare and Cyberterrorism Seminar“ at The Baltic Defence College, Tartu, and the ”1st International Cyber Cop 101“ at the National White Crime Centre.


    • He has served in the police since 1991.
    • From that year, as Head of the IT Department of the Provincial Police Headquarters in Poznań, he has been responsible for its organisation and operations.
    • Since 2002, he has acted in the capacity of Deputy Communications Director of the National Police Headquarters, being responsible for developing a nation-wide intelligence and criminal analysis system, as well as implementing Interpol’s I-24/7 global communication system.
    • Since 2003, he has worked in the criminal division. Working at the Department of Operation Procedures of the Provincial Police Headquarters in Poznań, he developed and supervised the implementation of a new procedure for sharing and processing data from findings, telephone bills, and localisations.
    • Since 2006, he has been Deputy Director of the Criminal Bureau of the National Police Headquarters in Warsaw, supervising the establishment of its cybercrime department, first in the National Headquarters, and eventually country-wide.
    • In 2008, he developed the CETS (Child Exploitation Tracking System) project, which helps to combat child pornography on the Internet.
    • Since 2012, he has operated his own business (“Integracja Wiedzy Radosław Chinalski“), advising on matters related to IT, ICT system security, as well as initiating and conducting development and industrial research.
  • Dariusz Skalski, PhD

    From 1993 to 2006, Dariusz was a specialist of the operations and recon. section of the Economic Crime Department of the Provincial Police Headquarters in Poznań, detecting and countering banking, insurance, and computer crime, and building a team to battle against computer crime. He collaborated with police units and prosecutors on securing and analysing digital evidence, in cases of identity theft, credit card fraud, online auction house crimes, child pornography, and intellectual property crime. In 2001, the department was awarded the “Złota Blacha (Golden Plate)” for effectively fighing intellectual property crime. He was a pioneer

    Małgorzata Wójcicka-Kuropatwa

    Małgorzata is a graduate of the Warsaw School of Economics. After her graduation, from 1979 to 2015, she worked in IT and classified data protection departments of the Ministry of the Interior and the National Police Headquarters. Originally, a programmer, she moved on to operating systems and computer network administration.

    She was one of the first in Poland to delve into the matter of ICT systems’ security, and her efforts include one of the first standardisation documents on data protection in police systems. She is the creator and person responsible for implementing the first police intranet network, one of the first of its kind in the country.

    Robert Maciejewski

    From 2002 to 2008, he conducted pre-trial proceedings, as a prosecutor at the District Prosecutor’s Office in Grunwald, Poznań (including criminal law, criminal fiscal law, competition law, industrial property, economic crimes against financial institutions, crimes using electronic payment instruments, and cybercrime).

    The experience he thereby acquired, enabled him to work as a legal adviser for Bank Zachodni WBK S.A. in Poznań. His duties included, among others, the legal support of: fiscal transactions, issuing legal opinions on copyright law and industrial property law, personal data protection, banking secrecy protection, collaborating with law enforcement bodies, and cases related to money laundering. He has collaborated closely with the legal staff of the Department of Detecting and Preventing Embezzlement, as well as the Compliance Department.

  • Rules*:

    Vistula University’s post-graduate admissions are conducted on a ‘first-come, first-served’ basis. Candidates must submit the following documents:

    • application form – download,
    • BA or MA diploma or copy,
    • Identity card copy (the original for verification),
    • 1 photograph (37×52 mm),
    • Advance confirmation of payment.

    *please note that the programme will be cancelled if the number of applicants is insufficient.


    The entire cost of tuition is: PLN 7,000
    The tuition can be paid in a single instalment, or two instalments, one for each semester:
    PLN 3,500 – 1st instalment to be paid before the start of the academic year.
    PLN 3,500 – 2nd instalment to be paid before the start of the 2nd semester.

    We offer a 10% discount for students who pay in a single instalment.
    An advance on the tuition fee of PLN 200 must be paid before the 30th of September, 2017.

    Account number:
    Santander Bank Polska – 61 1090 1694 0000 0001 1105 7177.

    Regulations of Postgraduate studies


Contact to Admissions Office of Postgraduate Studies Center

Dorota Cakar

tel. +48 22 45 72 363
room: 220 (II floor)



Marzena Hinzmann

​tel. +48 22 45 72 329
room: 220 (II floor)

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