The Faculty of Law, Administration and Economics of the University of Wroclaw, which has been one of the highest-rated places in Poland educating lawyers for many years, is honored to welcome you to our Bachelor program – Criminal Justice.

Studies in the field of Criminal Justice enable the acquisition and making use of comprehensive knowledge in the field of substantive criminal law, law of criminal procedural, criminology, forensic science and related sciences in the sphere of counteracting and preventing crime in social and economic life.

Our Criminal Justice program provides an excellent opportunity to prepare you for working in public and private institutions tasked with ensuring public security and order (among others: police authorities, auxiliary judicial authorities, penitentiary, and correctional institutions, government and self-government administration bodies, private institutions dealing with the protection of persons and property). The program puts a special focus on the international aspects of criminal justice which allows graduates to find employment in international organizations or European Union institutions.

The program is designed for maximum flexibility and is open to all international and Polish students.


1st Semester

  • Critical Thinking and Argumentation
  • Human Rights in Criminal Justice Context
  • Introduction to Criminology
  • History of Crime and Criminal Justice/History of Forensic Sciences (optional)
  • Polish Language for Foreigners (A1)
  • Introduction to Law

2nd Semester

  • Statistics in Criminal Justice
  • Introduction to Forensic Science
  • Criminal Etiology & Research Methods
  • Introduction to Criminal Law
  • Elements of Legal System
  • Polish Language for Foreigners (A1)

3rd Semester

  • Criminal Justice in International Environment
  • Probation, Parole and Penitentiary Law
  • White-Collar Crimes
  • Cybercrimes/Crimes against Animals (optional)
  • Intellectual Property Protection
  • Foreign Language (B2)
  • EU Criminal Law

4th Semester

  • EU Criminal Law
  • Criminal Procedure and Courts
  • International Criminal Justice
  • Race, Gender, Ethnicity, and Crime
  • Ethics and Criminal Justice
  • Economics and Society/Political and Legal Thought (optional)
  • Foreign Language (B2)

5th Semester

  • EU & International Policing
  • International Crimes
  • Civil Liability/Data Protection (optional)
  • Reintegration of convicts/History of Law Enforcement (optional)
  • Complaints to ECHR in Criminal Cases/Environmental Crimes (optional)
  • Foreign Language (B2)
  • Seminar

6th Semester

  • Victimology
  • Violent crimes/Organized crime (optional)
  • Organization and Safety of Mass Events/Counter-terrorism (optional)
  • Juvenile Justice and Delinquency/Sexual Offences (optional)
  • Seminar

Admission Requirements

  • Graduation certificate from secondary school (please note that 10+12 class certificate is required);
  • Transcript of grades, if it is not included in the certificate mentioned above;
  • Certificate confirming the competence of English at the minimum B2 level;
  • 2 photos;
  • One copy of the passport;
  • The confirmation of the payment registration fee.

Program taught in:
  • English
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Last updated February 11, 2019
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Oct 2019
Full time
- EU candidates: 2,000 Euro for each year. Non-EU candidates: 3,350 Euro for the 1st year and 3,200 Euro for the 2nd + the 3rd year.
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