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 BDDP with European University Viadrina


The agreeement, signed in October 2019, will enable the most qualified students from the two universities to improve their language skills and enrich their knowledge of culture and social attitudes. 

Following the agreement, the Double Degree Programme offers following fields of study at the Warsaw School of Economics (SGH) in Warsaw on bachelor level:

  • Globalny biznes, finanse i zarządzanie (governance) [in Polish]

  • Global Business, Finance and Governance [in English]

  • Finanse i Rachunkowość [in Polish – Finance and Accounting]

  • Zarządzanie [in Polish]

  • Management [in English]

as well as:

  • Bachelor of Science in International Business Administration [in English]

  • Bachelor of Science in Internationale Betriebswirtschaftslehre [in German]

at European University Viadrina (EUV).




European University Viadrina (EUV) contributes to the development of Polish-German relations, exchanges with Central and Eastern Europe and endorsing a joint European identity. Viadrina European University is closely cooperating with a number of European and non-European universities within the framework of two-folded or multi-folded agreements (enabling the student to obtain two or more diplomas or degrees, in accordance with a given country's legislature). Since the year 2000, SGH students have studied at EUV through the Erasmus exchange programme.

More information for students interested in participating in the programme available at the website of EUV.


 Programme structure


​The intended period of study for the double degree program shall be 3 years (6 semesters). Double degree students should spend their first 2 years at home institution, the third year at host institution. In case of SGH students, enrolment for the double degree programme is only possible upon completion of the 4th semester of study. Full information should be provided to the host institution on the courses that participants have taken at their home institution and vice versa.

Double degree students shall have access to courses and enjoy the same rights and privileges and be subject to the same rules and regulations as the regular undergraduate students in the corresponding Bachelor study track of the host institution. They shall register at the host institution only for the parts of the study program that will be carried out under the responsibility of the host institution.

Students admitted for the double degree program shall complete study plan of the programme presented in the annex 1, 2 and 3.

Any deviations from the study structure as stated in the agreement shall be approved jointly by the partner institutions by mutual written agreement on an individual case-by-case basis.



 Study Plan


 Bachelor thesis


​In addition to the mandatory coursework at both institutions, as set forth in the agreement, the double degree student is required to write a Bachelor thesis. The Bachelor thesis is worth 12 ECTS at EUV and 10 ECTS at SGH. The partner institutions assure the legal and organizational preconditions required for enabling the double degree students to start with the Bachelor thesis in their third study year.

The Bachelor thesis shall be supervised, reviewed and defended only by faculty members from SGH and according to the SGH rules. Student should be present on defence in Warsaw, there is no possibility of defence on distance. The final grade for the thesis will be recognized at EUV. The language of the Bachelor thesis and the defence is English or Polish. 

The management process of the preparation of the Bachelor thesis should meet all the legal and academic constraints of SGH.

SGH students who are on the 3rd year at EUV must complete the Bachelor seminar on distance under the supervision of an SGH professor. It is the responsibility of the student to find the supervisor who agrees with it.


 Admission requirements


​Candidates for the double degree program will be selected by their home institution according to selection criteria jointly defined and agreed upon by SGH and EUV. Due to the higher workload compared to the ordinary Bachelor study tracks at the partner institutions, only highly qualified students shall be selected for the double degree program. Each institution has the right to admit up to 10 students in total per year to the double degree programs on Bachelor and Master Level, unless this number is varied by mutual and written attachment to this agreement. SGH and EUV will give this 10 spots to the best applicants splitting them between the Bachelor and Master students as they wish.

The host institution shall be granted access to any written application documents and protocols of selection procedures for the double degree program. The host institution has the right to send a representative with advisory status to selection interviews of the home institution for the double degree program. Joint selection interviews by the home institution and the host institution are encouraged.

The double degree candidates must satisfy all admission requirements of the host institution, including language proficiency requirements and good knowledge on Bachelor level of Microeconomics, Macroeconomics and Statistics. 

All SGH double degree candidates must provide evidence of a satisfactory level of:

  • English language proficiency Level B2 or 

  • German B2 for SGH students 

according to the requirements of the Common European Framework (CEF).

Each institution reserves the right to require double degree candidates to complete the standard enrolment documents and to provide the results of any required entrance requirements. The host institution has the right to not accept a double degree candidate from the home institution for academic rationales or any other substantial reasons.



 Key dates



Application documents should be delivered to Ms. Agata Augustyniak by e-mail or sent by post to:

Agata Augustyniak

Centrum Programów Międzynarodowych
Szkoła Główna Handlowa w Warszawie
Al. Niepodległości 162
02-554 Warszawa


Completion of the application process also involves submission of all required documents in a traditional paper version. Candidates will be notified (to e-mail addresses indicated in the application system) of the deadline for submission of these documents upon completion of the COVID-19 related lockodwn. Such notification, issued at least seven days in advance of the deadline,  will be the only and ultimate reminder to submit a full set of application documents at the SGH's International Centre. Failure to meet the deadline will be tantamount to a resignation from participation in the double degree program.



 Selection and documents


Selection is conditional: final decision will depend on SGH and government regulations on COVID-19 prevention.

Documents required from the SGH candidates to double diploma include (all documents should be prepared in English) – to be published before the selection:

  • Application form (filled in on computer) – please choose from drop-down lists relevant options concerning majors at SGH, language proficiency, and additional certificates [if applicable]

  • Motivation letter addressed to Selection Commission to double degree programme betweenEuropean University Viadrina (EUV) and Warsaw School of Economics (in English, max.  1 page)

  • CV of the Applicant in the Europass format

  • Copy of the secondary school diploma

  • Official transcript of records (in English)

  • Document certifying fluency in English on min. B2 level

  • First draft of the study programme (preferred field of study/study path, list of academic interests, electives, etc.)





Torsten GLASE / Aleksandra KLECHA

Faculty of Business Administration
Department of International Affairs
European University Viadrina

SGH – Academic tutor

Prof. Marcin JAMROŻY

Institute of Finance,
Collegium of Management and Finance