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Business Studies and Polish


This programme allows students to combine the study of business-related subjects with a language.

Course Content

In all years the Department provides intensive study of the Polish language, Polish society and institutions. In their final year students write a dissertation in Polish on a Polish related topic.

Residence in Poland

BSL students spend their third year on an approved course in a Polish School of Business. They are also required to do a two-month job placement in Poland before entering the final year.

Why is Polish so important?

  • Poland is the largest country in Central Europe   (population of 38 mln) with a growing economy
  • 10% of the EU population speaks Polish
  • 200,000 Polish people in Ireland
  • Irish investment in Poland

Why study Business with Polish?

The TCD Business Studies and Polish degree is designed  to provide students with the linguistic, cultural and business skills which they need to operate successfully in the commercial environment of Poland. They get the best of both worlds: they leave with qualifications in business from one of the world’s best business schools offering this unique programme and have an excellent knowledge of Polish and Poland.

Where do Polish and Business Graduates end up working?

Armed with your degree in Business Studies and Polish our graduates are well equipped to enter the job market and get a good and interesting job in international business. A few examples are: EU and UN administrative posts, the Diplomatic/Civil Service, the Media, Aid-development work, Education, Banking (AIB), Business, Translating/ Interpreting.