Studies type:

Master`s Degree Programs

Study mode:

online, full-time, part-time

Study duration:

2 years (4 semesters)



Language of studies:

Polish, English


AFiB Vistula

    The Master’s programme in Management at Vistula University, will not only enable you to supplement the knowledge you have gained during your Bachelor’s studies, but will also allow you to learn new material that is sure to help you achieve professional success in the dynamic world of business. You will be taught how to manage your career, in accordance with the principles of life-work balance, and how to act in positions of responsibility in management.

    If you would rather make decisions than follow orders, if you like working with people and feel well in a multicultural environment, then the Management (Master’s programme) is ideal for you!

    The Master’s programme is centred around teaching universally-applicable knowledge of how to manage contemporary business organisations. It is important to note that we strongly emphasise the international aspects of the above. This opens global possibilities, as graduating from Vistula University, will prepare you to work not only in Poland, but also abroad.

    We emphasise practicality, this is why the Management (Master’s programme) is also available as a distance learning programme! If you choose the distance option, , you will be able to complete 60% of the courses over the Internet, from anywhere on the globe. Find out more about distance learning here.

    The Management (Master’s programme) is a two-year programme aimed at familiarising you with the international standards of managing business organisations. The theoretical knowledge you will acquire in lectures, will find practical applications in workshops and seminars. Our faculty includes not only academics, but industry veterans as well. This combination of competencies ensures that the knowledge you will gain is reliable and credible.

    The flexibility of the programme is its strength – it is you who decides the course of your studies. By selecting particular classes, you will be able to develop in your chosen sub-field of management.

    If you are thinking about establishing your own business, or feel that you have what it takes to be a leader, then studying Management in Warsaw is ideal for you!

    Studying at Vistula University will provide you with the knowledge necessary, to quickly become an expert on management.

    • List of obligatory classes
      • Contemporary theories of management
      • Human capital management
      • Marketing management
      • Managerial economics
      • Innovation and enterprise in business
      • Ethics in management
      • International economic law
      • Financial reporting standards
      • Managerial accounting
      • Statistical inference
      • MA seminar
      • Foreign language
  • The Master’s programme in Management allows you to select one of four sub-majors: international company management, international marketing management, international human resources management, and international e-business project management.

    Sub-majors are chosen in the third semester of studies.

    You will learn the key aspects of international activity, which will enable you to either found your own company, or effectively manage a corporation. You will be able to develop effective business strategies and plans, know how to ensure the successful entry of a company into an international market, and acquire the best employees.

    • List of classes in the international company management sub-major
      • International aspects of human capital management,
      • Internationalisation of companies,
      • Process management in organisations,
      • Strategic management.

    By choosing this sub-major, you will receive the complete set of skills and knowledge necessary, to manage a marketing department. You will find out how to develop and implement effective marketing and sales plans and strategies. You will gain expert knowledge of marketing management.

    • List of classes in the international marketing management sub-major
      • Digital marketing,
      • Trade marketing,
      • Strategic marketing,
      • Strategic communication.

    You will learn how to effectively recruit the best employees (and how to ensure that they stay in the company), along with how to incentivise them to actively participate in the development of your organisation. You will gain expert knowledge of building and implementing human capital management strategies and programmes.

    • List of classes in the international human resources sub-major
      • International aspects of human capital management,
      • Talent management,
      • Leadership and change,
      • Employer branding.

    You will gain the knowledge of the core aspects of e-business, how it is conducted and managed. You will also learn the intricacies of risk management, as well as discovering the possibilities offered by information technologies.

    • List of classes in the international e-business project management sub-major
      • Contemporary e-business models,
      • E-business project management,
      • E-business plan,
      • Digital marketing.
  • Prof. Dr Hab. Zbigniew Olesiński - Uczelnia Vistula

    prof. dr hab. Zbigniew Olesiński

    Autor 187 publikacji, w tym 11 książek. W trakcie swojej kariery zawodowej odbył wiele staży i szkoleń w Irlandii, na Tajwanie i Rosji. Został również odznaczony srebrnym medalem „Zasłużony Kulturze – Gloria Artis” oraz Krzyżem Kawalerskim Orderu Odrodzenia Polski.


    Dr Agnieszka Knap-Stefaniuk

    PH.D. [Warsaw School of Economisc; SGH] and MBA [Polish Open University/Thames Valley University]. She was a member of PKA [Polish Accreditation Commission]. She was a member of Executive Board, Teaching and Scientific Council [Polish Open University]. She received awards Rector – The Best Educational Employee of the Year 2006, 2007, and for her achievements in 2011. She conducted training and consulting projects [e.g. Lexmark, Galeco, Biprocemwap, Capgemini]. She had a lot of lectures and presentations [e.g. National Congress “Personnel and Administration,” National Congress “First Human Resources of the Republic” and HR Forum. She wrote many publications in the field of Human Resources Management.

    Leszek Zaremba

    Professor Leszek Zaremba

    Professor Leszek earned his habilitative post-doctoral degree in Control Theory in 1986. He is a mathematician, and a graduate of Warsaw University (theoretical mathematics section). He has taught courses in mathematics and portfolio theory, at a number of American universities, and has authored more than 30 articles published in American, European, Polish, Japanese and Russian journals.


    Magdalena Kaczkowska-Serafińska, PhD

    Magdalena is Vistula University Group’s HR Manager, a business trainer, HR consultant, academic and coach. She is on the list of the Ministry of Treasury as a recommended candidate for membership on Supervisory and Management Boards. A Doctor of Economics in Management ( Diploma with distinction from the Warsaw School of Economics), her dissertation focused on the factors which determine employee work satisfaction in various European countries (the only dissertation on work satisfaction at the Warsaw School of Economics).

    Justyna Berniak2

    Justyna Berniak-Woźny, PhD

    She graduated with a PhD in Social- Sciences from Leeds Metropolitan University. She holds an MBA diploma from Polish Open University and Oxford Brookes University. A business trainer and consultant, she teaches Bachelor’s, Master’s, and MBA courses, both in-class and via distance learning. She specialises in the ethics of business, corporate, social responsibility and strategic communication. Justyna is also an author of publications and teaching materials related to these issues.


    Stanisław Gasik, PhD

    Stanisław is a holder of the Project Management Professional title, the highest project management title, issued by the Project Management Institute (PMI), a global project leader organisation, based in the United States. An active project leader, he has more than 20 years of experience in project management, counselling, project audits, and implementing relevant solutions. A Master of Mathematics and Doctor of Economics (specialisation – project management), not surprisingly, he teaches project management at Vistula University. Stanisław is a member of PMI teams, creating project management standards, e.g. A Guide to Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide, the most important international standard of project management, with 5 million copies sold worldwide, and translated into 10 languages) and the Standard for Programme Management. The PMI described Stanisław Gasik’s contribution to the development of these standards as ‘significant’. He is an assessor for the International Project Excellence Award of the International Project Management Association (IPMA). He has spoken at international congresses on project management, organised by both the PMI and IPMA.


    Associate Professor, Elżbieta Jędrych

    Professor Jędrych obtained her habilitative post-doctoral degree in Management. She is the author of more than 90 research articles and expert opinions for businesses. She specialises in human resources and human capital management, employee development management, motivation and rewarding, social responsibility in HR processes, social innovations in organisations, as well as leading work teams. She is currently Head of the Institute of Management of Vistula University, in addition, to being a lecturer at the University of Economics in Prague (Faculty of Business Administration), and Monash University, Prato Centre, (Business and Economics, Milan). She has carried out projects on human and social capital investment, personal innovation absorption in organisation, as well as increasing the competitiveness of organisations, via human capital development.


    Małgorzata Sidor-Rządkowska, PhD

    Małgorzata is a holder of a PhD in humanities, and is a lecturer in the MBA programme. She has authored 11 books and more than 100 articles on shaping modern personal strategies and improving the managerial skills of managers. She collaborates with numerous training companies, and organises open and in-company training sessions on improving managerial skills. For more than ten years, she has worked as a trainer and HR consultant for companies from various industries and of different sizes. The areas she deals in, include: human capital measurement, employee recruitment and selection, training policy, implementing periodic assessment systems, forming career paths, preventing employee fluctuations, and increasing the interpersonal competencies of line managers. Małgorzata also specialises in value-based management.


    dr hab. Marlena Plebańska

    Jedna z prekursorek polskiej e-edukacji. Ekspertka w zakresie kształcenia na odległość oraz wykorzystania nowych mediów w edukacji. Specjalistka w obszarze zarządzania wiedzą. Liderka polskiego e-learningu. Autorka ponad stu publikacji naukowych oraz kilkudziesięciu publikacji popularno-naukowych z zakresu e-edukacji. Od 16 lat inspirator, projektant i strateg rozwiązań e-learningowych oraz zarządzania wiedzą w wielu polskich przedsiębiorstwach, szkołach i organizacjach pozarządowych. Kierowniczka i konsultantka projektów edukacyjnych. Aktywna trenerka, wykładowca oraz doradca MEN, MaiC i MNiSW.

    dr hab. Adam Grzegorczyk

    Specjalista z zakresu marketingu, reklamy, mediów, ochrony własności intelektualnej i zarządzania zasobami ludzkimi. Gościennie prowadzi również wykłady na wielu zagranicznych i krajowych uniwersytetach, w tym: we Lwowskim Uniwersytecie Narodowym im. Iwana Franki we Lwowie na Ukrainie czy Narodowym Uniwersytecie Technicznym Ukrainy w Kijowie.


    dr Marek Szelągowski

    Od ponad 20 lat związany z informatyką i wykorzystaniem informatyki do wspierania zarządzania. Uczestniczył w tworzeniu i wdrażaniu rozwiązań informatycznych w obszarach księgowości, zarządzania zasobami ludzkimi, produkcji, zarządzania infrastrukturą IT itp. W latach 2000-2008 pełnił funkcję CIO Grupy BUDIMEX. W latach 2008-2015 prowadził oraz uczestniczył w analizach i optymalizacji procesów biznesowych oraz opracowaniu procesów zarządzania architekturą IT ponad 50 przedsiębiorstw z branż budowlanej, telekomunikacyjnej, farmaceutycznej, energetycznej i ochrony zdrowia.

    Dr Artur Kwasek - Uczelnia Vistula

    dr Artur Kwasek

    Uczestnik szkoleń dotyczących zastosowania nowych technologii w dydaktyce na uniwersytetach: Universidade Alberta in Lizbon, (Portugalia), Thames Valley University in London (Wielka Brytania) i Technical Education Institute in Larissa (Grecja). Dziekan Oddziału Mazowieckiego POU, współtwórca kolejnych wersji systemu e-learning w POU. Jest autorem i współautorem ponad 10 modułów, materiałów dydaktycznych i podręczników e-learningowych oraz około 50 artykułów dotyczących wykorzystania nowych technologii w zarządzaniu.

    Mgr Anna Rękawek - Uczelnia Vistula

    mgr Anna Rękawek

    Dr Hab. Teresa Kupczyk - Uczelnia Vistula

    dr hab. Teresa Kupczyk

    Absolwentka Politechniki Wrocławskiej Wydziału Informatyki i Zarządzania oraz Akademii Ekonomicznej im. Oskara Lange we Wrocławiu Wydziału Zarządzania i Informatyki (Executive MBA). Ukończyła studia podyplomowe „Europejski Doradca Zawodowy” i „Zarządzanie Projektami Unii Europejskiej” a także Washington Professional Development Program w 2010 r. oraz School of Professional & Extended Studies w 2012 r. na American University w Waszyngtonie w USA. Finalistka Konkursu “Aktywność Kobiet na Dolnym Śląsku 2011”. Autorka kilkudziesięciu publikacji naukowych, Nagrodzona przez Rektora i Senat Wyższej Szkoły Handlowej we Wrocławiu za pozyskiwanie środków z Unii Europejskiej. Wyróżniona przez Starostę Powiatu Wrocławskiego oraz przez Stowarzyszenie Dolnośląski Kongres Kobiet za całokształt działań naukowych i organizacyjnych.

    The Management programme has been designed to best prepare you for a career in management, be it with projects, people, or organisations. The sub-majors are tailored to market needs, and will allow you to gather practical knowledge and specialise in the direction you choose. The focus on the international aspects of management means that you will be ready to work in culturally diverse groups and companies.

    See for yourself that Vistula is the best University in practice. Find out the benefits of studying Management.


    Global possibilities
    Graduating with a Master’s degree will open the doors to new, global employment prospects. All this, thanks to the international approach of our courses. You will gain the knowledge and skills, with which you will achieve professional success in your country of choice.

    A business approach
    Find out how to expertly navigate the world of business. You will know how to utilise the knowledge you have acquired from real-life scenarios. You will also learn how to not only develop plans, but how to implement them, so that they are in accordance with the company’s strategy.

    Proficient management
    You will be able to carry out a project from start to finish, and manage entire teams.

    After graduating with a degree in Management, you will be able to find employment in companies, corporations, NGOs, as well as advertising and market research agencies. Your Master’s degree will enable you to apply for employment in international corporations, and compete for high-ranking positions. Your employment prospects depend on the sub-major you select.

    With the international company management sub-major, you will be able to find employment:

    • as a director – starting from a department director, to a regional (especially in international companies), and operations director.

    With the international marketing management sub-major, you will be able to find work as a:

    • global-scale company marketing director,
    • sales and marketing director,
    • commercial director.

    With the international human resources management sub-major, you will be able to find work as a:

    • HR manager in international corporations,
    • senior talent acquisition specialist,
    • recruitment and employer branding consultant.

    With the international e-business project management sub-major, you will be able to find work as a:

    • e-project leader,
    • e-commerce key account manager,
    • digital product manager.
  • Tuition fee for full-time and part-time studies (including mobile studies) in Polish – students from outside the EU

    Registration fee Tuition fee (per year) Tuition fee (per semester)
    Full-time and part-time studies 120 € 1 450 € 775 €

    Tuition fee for full-time studies in English – EU citizens*

    Registration fee Tuition fee (per year) Tuition fee (per semester)
    Full-time studies 120 € 2 500 € 1 350 €

    *The group of citizens of other countries paying the same fees as EU citizens includes: citizens of other European countries, of all countries in the North and South America, the Caribbean as well as citizens of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.

    Tuition fee for full-time studies (BA/MA) in English – citizens from outside the EU*

    Registration fee Tuition fee (per year) Tuition fee (per semester)
    Full-time studies 200 € 3 800 € 2 000 €

    *This does not apply to the students from the countries in Europe which are not EU members, students from North and South America, the Caribbean and from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.

    Resolution of Executive Board about the fees


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