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The Faculty of Law and Communication in Wrocław offers study programs in several disciplines, including law, graphic design, journalism and public relations. Its interdisciplinary design program is renowned for human-centered approach to design and the newly added law studies are based on practical teaching methodology practiced in Anglo-American law schools.




258 Monika Lewandowicz Machnikowska

Associate Professor

Monika Lewandowicz-Machnikowska


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Igor Borkowski

Vice-Dean for Educational Affairs

258 Monika Lewandowicz Machnikowska

Assistant Professor

Mariusz Wszołek

Vice-Dean for Student Affairs
Vice-Director of the Institute of Design

258 krzysztof moszczynski

Assistant Professor

Anna Malicka-Ochtera

Dean's Representative for Practicum

258 michael fleisher

Assistant Professor

Iwona Morozow

Dean's Representative for Practicum

258 karina stasiuk

Assistant Professor 

Dorota Płuchowska

Dean's Representative for Practicum (Graphic Design Program)



Journalism with a Difference

The Faculty offers a Journalism program, which focuses on new media and public relations for organizations and public figures. Students learn under the guidance of experienced practitioners and create individual projects ready for potential real life applications. The Faculty collaborates with Gazeta Wyborcza, one of the largest Polish daily newspapers, Radio Eska, a popular radio station as well as advertising and public relation agencies.

Human-Centered Design

The Faculty also offers a Design program focusing on graphic design and visual communication. The unique curriculum offered by SWPS University is focused on human-centered design combining technical design skills with public communication and psychology.

Students have an opportunity to participate in workshops conducted by renowned experts, including Dirk Henkelmann - Dirk&Philip Kommunikation Agency, from Berlin, Germany Eirik Laangas and Thomas Lewe - Volda University College, Norway.

Practical Approach to Teaching Law

In 2016, SWPS University in Wrocław extended its educational offer to include Law Studies. The program has been designed to prepare the graduates for careers in traditional law professions, business, diplomacy and politics. The program of study emphasises the practical approach to teaching law, including case and casebook methodology used in Anglo-American law schools, individual tutoring and support in entering the job market.

Acclaimed Researchers and Experienced Practitioners

The team of academics at the Faculty of Law and Communication includes renowned specialists. Such as: prof. Michael Fleischer – design history expert, prof. Jerzy Olek – theory and practical application of conceptual art and photography, Tomasz Wołodźko – journalist and radio host at Radio Eska, Wojciech Cegielski – Polish Public Radio foreign correspondent, Professor Hubert Izdebski – lawyer, specializing in administrative law, Michał Rudy, Ph.D.. – lawyer, expert in administrative and veterinary law.

State-of-the-Art Equipment

SWPS University in Wrocław provides state-of-the-art facilities to support the educational process, including an art studio, a printing workshop, professional photography studio, and computer labs equipped with the latest software, such as: Adobe Creative Suite, 2ds MAX, Maya, Softimage, MotionBuilder, Mudbox, Toxik, Sticher, SketchBookPro, and FontLab Studio. Additionally, students have access to a focus group facility with a one-way mirror and a neuropsychology lab equipped with an electroencephalograph for EEG measurements, galvanic skin response equipment (GSR), an eye-tracker, and a Cedrus Response Pad for behavioral research.



Center for Student Affairs

SWPS University in Wrocław
Center for Student Affairs
Ostrowskiego 30b, 53-238 Wrocław, Poland, room 05

Office Hours

  • Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 09.30-14.30 (by appointment only)
  • Saturday (part-time study weekends, by appointment only): 10.00-15.00
  • CSA will be closed druing the Holiday break, from December 24, 2021 to January 1, 2022
  • Due to the COVID-19 restrictions, the Center for Student Affairs provides services on campus by appointment only. Appointments can be booked via the Contact Zone on Virtual University platform.

Dean's Office

SWPS University, Faculty of Law and Communication in Wrocław
Ostrowskiego 30b, 53-238 Wrocław, Poland, room 24

Office Hours

  • Monday to Friday: 10.00-16.00
  • Saturdays and Sundays: closed