Collegium Civitas is a university located in Warsaw, the capital of Poland. It was established under the auspices of five Institutes of the Polish Academy of Sciences in 1997 and has relied extensively upon the teaching and research traditions of these renowned institutions. It is open to new and rewarding inventions in higher education: interdisciplinary approaches, closer lecturer-student relations, study abroad programs, internships, and the encouragement and supervision of individual student research projects. Collegium Civitas has grown into a true 21st century university. Collegium Civitas boasts accreditation from the National Accreditation Commission and from the University Accreditation Commission at the Conference of Rectors of Polish Universities. Collegium Civitas is formally entitled to grant MA and BA degrees in International Relations, Political Science and Sociology. Recently, it has also received the right to grant PhD degrees in Sociology. Soon we will obtain the right to run Doctorate Programs in Political Science.