6 Top Business Schools In Poland

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Education in Poland for international students is now gaining its popularity as compared to previous years. We would like to present you a list of the top business schools in Poland of the year 2014. Many top business schools now offer courses with English as medium of instruction. Ranking of these top business schools in this post specifically are based on the rankings of the famous Polish magazine “Perspektywy“, which  publishes each year a list of the best universities in Poland. Many international students willing to pursue their business studies can avail their chances to join such prestigious universities.

6.University of Economics in Katowice

University of Economics in Katowice

Uniwersytet Ekonomiczny w Katowicach (UE) or University of Economics in Katowice was established in December 1936 (by decree of the Minister of Religious Affairs and Public Education of the Republic of Polish of 1936) as a Private Higher School of Social and Economic Sciences. It is one of the oldest universities in Upper Silesia (part of the historical and geographical region of Silesia, present day Poland). First inauguration of the academic year took place in 1937.

Students at UE have the opportunity to study under various faculties including: Economics, Management, Finance, Insurance and the Information Technology and Communications. Research and development work at the university is carried out by bodies such as the Office of Scientific Research and Design and the Center for Research and Expertise.

The business school is open to international students by offering various courses in English. Lecturers of UE are members of various prestigious academic government institutions inlcuding Academies of Sciences and Scientific Council of the National Bank of Poland ( NBP Management Board).

Currently, this research base-teaching university also offers creative entities such as: Inter-Center for Teaching and Promotion of Foreign Languages, Computer Center, Department of Physical Education and Sport, the Library and the library Cathedral, Center for Research and Expertise, Center for Research and Economic Studies, European Research Center for Dialogue and Social Work, Academic Career Center and Silesian School of Foreign Languages.

5. Kraków University of Economics

Kraków University of Economics

Uniwersytet Ekonomiczny w Krakowie) (CUE) is a state college and the third largest university in Krakow, Poland. It is the second oldest public economic university (1906 Warsaw, Krakow 1925, 1926 Poznan 1937 Katowice 1947 Wroclaw ),  and the largest university of economics in Poland in terms of number of students enrolled.

The university offers undergraduate, engineering, master and doctoral programs. CUE also provides a chance for people who are in leadership positions in companies pursuing a degree in Master of Business Administration (MBA). The scientific facilities of research at CUE are recognized scientifically both in Poland and abroad.

Scientific activities involves 58 departments, 4 departments, namely: Economics and International Relations – 23, Finance – 12, Commodity – 9 and Management – 14.

4. Wroclaw University of Economics

warsaw school of economics | Wroclaw University of Economics

UE (Uniwersytet Ekonomiczny we Wrocławiu) was founded in 1947 year as a private business school. It was nationalized in 1950 and transformed into the Higher School of Economics of two departments. In October 1974 the University received the name of the University of Economics. On 6 May 2008, the name was changed to its present name.

The university offers diverse faculties including: 1.Engineering and Economics, 2.Economic Sciences,3. Management, Computer Science and Finance, 4.Economics, Management and Tourism.

UE also offers many courses in English including: Bachelor Studies in Finance, Master Studies in Finance, Bachelor / Master in International Business, Business Informatics, Business Administration.

Employees of the university are active in the scientific, academic and economic activities. In addition, you can read their scientific publications and articles in national and international journals.

3. Kozminski University in Warsaw

Kozminski University in Warsaw

Akademia Leona Koźmińskiego  (ALK) or Kozminski University is a Polish non-public academic institution specializing in the field of economic sciences, humanities and law. It is the first university in Central and Eastern Europe , which has been accredited by EQUIS ( European Quality Improvement System), AMBA (The Association of MBAs) and AACSB (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Busines). ALK also holds the record of being the only Polish university, found in three educational rankings of the “Financial Times”in the year 2009.

Kozminski University is a university with an international environment. Students from over 60 countries are enrolled here. It also occupies 37th place among the top business schools in Europe, under category Global Masters in Management 2014.

According to the “Financial Times” Executive MBA program offered by the university was among the world’s top 95 programs, and the same university in 2013, secured 37th place among the top European business schools.

2. Poznan University of Economics

Poznan University of Economics

Uniwersytet Ekonomiczny w Poznaniu (UEP), also known as Poznan University of Economics is state university based in Poznan at Independence Avenue 10. The university rector’s office is housed in a monumental building, designed by Adam Ballenstaedta in 1929  1932 . The university was founded in 1926 as the College of Commerce, created by the Chamber of Commerce.

University of Economics in Poznan is also well appreciated abroad. In 2013. UEP won first place in the category “Excellent Business School” in the international rankings of Eduniversal. In addition, as many as 14 educational programs of UEP were in the rankings conducted by Eduniversal including Masters and MBA studies. No other Polish university has such vast achievements in its bag.

There are mainly 5 departments:Economics, International Economics, Informatics and Electronic Economy, Commodity and Management, conducting 14 courses of study with the help of 518 researchers. Student Parliament (PSUEP) at Poznan University of Economics is under contract to arrange study trips to 39 countries in the world.

1. Warsaw School Of Economics (SGH)

Warsaw School Of Economics | warsaw business school | SGH warsaw

Szkoła Główna Handlowa (SGH) is the oldest university for business studies in Poland and one of the leading business universities in Europe.  It is estimated that since its inception, the university has educated more than 70, 000 graduates from all types of studies (full-time, doctoral and post-graduate) .

Currently, the university educates more than 15 000 students, including 7,200 full-time. In addition, the university educates more than 4,200 people in the context of post-graduate students and more than 1,150 doctoral students.

SGH offers 177 fields of undergraduate, graduate, postgraduate, MBA and doctorate programs. SGH has created new courses in English at the undergraduate level such as : Global Business, Finance and Governance and postgraduate courses such as : Advanced Analytics – Big Data, Global Business, Finance and Governance and International Tourism, Hotel Industry and Leisure Services.

SGH cooperates with over 200 universities in the world. Every year, more than 300 students are coming from abroad to SGH school of Economics. At the SGH, there are many student organizations, including Independent Student Association School of Economics in Warsaw, Warsaw School of Economics Students, Independent Monthly Mangle and Academic Sports Association School of Economics.

Warsaw School of Economics (SGH) is also conducting a prestigious joint MBA program with ESG – University of Quebec at Montreal (ESG – UQAM). This CEMBA (Canadian Executive Master of Business Administration Program) program is taught completely in English.


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  1. Monika
    Nov 18, 2014 @ 08:17:05

    I never considered studying in poland, but when I took a look at these beautiful pictures I really want to take a course in a university in poland.


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