Why journalism studies?
Classes in journalism and media studies have a practical profile and prepare students for work in a particular types of media (press, radio, television, internet).
The study program was designed to help the graduates enter the labor market.
During the lectures, students gain useful theoretical knowledge about the operation of media and the creation of media messages, while at workshops conducted by eminent practitioners, they learn about various genres and forms of journalism. Classes take place in a restored building at Bednarska Street, as well as on the main campus of the University of Warsaw, in rooms with modern multimedia equipment. The computer laboratories are equipped with professional software, necessary in everyday work in the media. Adepts of media communication art have at their disposal the multimedia center (TV and radio studio, as well as rooms at Academic Radio Campus), where you can improve the practical journalistic skills.
Why studies in the of information and library science?
The information society is shaped in front of our eyes - access to the resources of information and the ability to use them, to a large extent determine, and will keep determining the position and standard of living, as well as the level of success in almost every field. Every human’s sense of having right to access the information, and the necessity to organize this access on the widest possible scale has become widespread. It is estimated that in highly developed countries, more than half of adult citizens is employed in the modern temples of the Age of Information: institutions related to the creation, organization, processing, and dissemination of information. Librarians and information specialists belong to a dynamically developing group of professions, which are more and more often referred to as professionals in the field of information.
The most important mission of such professionals is to provide information to the widest possible social groups.
This task is accomplished by means of various forms of action, making up the recognition of information needs, creating information resources, designing, using methods and tools of their organization, developing and sharing in various types of information environment: in libraries, centers and information departments of different institutions and organizations, as well as in computer information networks.
Therefore, the modern professional in the field of information is expected to have complex specialist qualifications and the ability to dynamically transform the information environment.