The European Union represents the largest trade market for the United States. Poland’s continued, long-term economic growth and increased foreign direct investment have made it the No. 8 economic power in the EU. The Global Business Affairs Polish Certificate program places you in the center of this exciting growth.
This certificate program covers the range of knowledge and skills necessary for a successful career in international business, with a focus on the European Union and Poland, in particular. You’ll learn the principles of the European business environment, from management and finance to law and economics. You’ll also discover what differentiates the Polish economy from the rest of Europe and what makes it so successful. You’ll put these principles to practice during an internship with one of many thriving Polish and international companies, and explore other career-enhancing and extracurricular activities, including seminars, cultural events and company visits. With the program’s robust networking component, you’ll regularly engage with a mentor and participate in meetings of the various business membership organizations, make lasting professional contacts and while immersing yourself in Poland’s rich culture and history.
Interested students are encouraged to apply as early as their first year. This program presents a unique opportunity for all students in the School of Business. It is particularly attractive for those in our 3+1 programs because it satisfies the study abroad requirement in a focused and meaningful way. The certificate also complements other majors, including engineering, public relations, game design and cybersecurity.