The Humanitarian Logistics specialization is the university's response to the growing demand of organizations in the field of acquiring logistics specialists focused on providing broadly understood humanitarian aid in crisis situations of various nature and dynamics. Global climate problems imply a growing need for professional humanitarian aid. Due to the fact that the specialization is implemented at major Logistics, much of the content of education is focused on improving students' competencies in the field of threat forecasting and supply chain management in humanitarian operations.
As part of the specialization, students will learn how to forecast and value potential natural and military threats, and how to improve their competencies in the knowledge of humanitarian aid procedures, knowledge of humanitarian law, and cooperation with various governmental organizations. A large part of the classes is also devoted to cultural and ethical issues in various areas of the world, psychological conditions of humanitarian aid, and cooperation with the media.
The "Integrated University Development Programme as a Guarantee of Students’ Success" project, no. POWR.03.05.00-00-Z225 / 18 co-financed by the European Union under the European Social Fund.
Additional Benefits for Students:
-3-month paid internships preparing for the profession – in Poland (min. PLN 3,500 net / month) and abroad (min. PLN 5,300 net / month),
-Certified, specialized training – CILT (UK),
-Certified industry courses raising competencies: IATF Automotive Quality Management System Representative, IATF Internal Auditor Course, Standard MMOG / LE V4 Course,
-Shaping practical problem-solving skills with the use of specialized tools and modern technologies through IT workshops: AnyLogic, ERP software, Spreadsheet, SQL,
-Lectures of practitioners, classes with employers, and study visits to renowned companies from the TFL and Automotive industries,
-Classes in fully equipped, specialized simulation laboratories,
-Specialized textbooks and additional interactive e-learning packages,
-Development of communication competencies and support of the student's practical skills.
Profile of Graduate:
Graduates of Bachelor studies are prepared to work in:
-Polish humanitarian organizations, including Polski Czerwony Krzyż (Polish Red Cross), Caritas, Eleos, Diaconia, Polska Akcja Humanitarna (Polish Humanitarian Organisation), etc. on both local and national scale,
-International humanitarian organizations, including CARE (Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere) or the Save the Children organization,
-Representatives of international agencies of UNO (United Nations Organisations) including WFP (World Food Programme) UNHCR (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees) or UNICEF (United Nations Children’s Fund)
-Polish charity organizations, including PKPS (Polish Committee for Social Welfare)
-Government and self-government institutions at national, voivodship and district level, related to the broadly understood humanitarian aid,
-Crisis management centers at all levels.
-Secondary school Diploma/Certificate - translated into Polish or English by a sworn translator and apostilled.
-English Language Proficiency
-A document that certifies your English level is B2 or higher.