University of Economics in Katowice was founded in 1937 and is the biggest and oldest business school in the region, one of the top universities in Poland. Each year about 13 000 Polish and international students follow our degree programmes at the Bachelor, Master, Doctoral and Post-diploma levels at our five faculties: Economics, Finance and Insurance, Informatics and Communication, Management and Business, Finance and Administration.

About

Our students and graduates mature in a thriving metropolis engage in the development of the region in the course of their professional lives: managing companies, organizing socioeconomics life, taking part in a wide range of business activities.

Our educational offer and lifelong learning programmes attract students from all over the world and from every generation. Due to the balance between academic strength and soft skills in our courses as well as professional career services the employability of our graduates is very high. We cherish relations with our local and international alumni engaging them in many activities on campus and in social media. We are proud to create today's managers for tomorrow's challenges.

Research at UE Katowice

UE Katowice is perceived as a distinguished research and education center with a valuable to the economics life of the region, as well as an important partner in the international area. Our professors play a significant role in the regional and national development by providing expertise, consulting services, conducting research and cooperating with the regional authorities, business and industry. Each year, our research results in over 1 500 published books, monographies, scripts, coursebooks, articles and research papers. Thanks to the extensive research expertise of our students receive education of the highest quality. Research conducted at University's campus leads to new insights and questions but also to practical advice and recommendations. Always with a view to innovative science.

Areas of cooperation:

  • research and didactic projects
  • student exchange
  • joint degrees
  • staff mobility
  • conferences and seminars

Research

Research at UE Katowice

UE Katowice is perceived as a distinguished research and education center with a valuable to the economics life of the region, as well as an important partner in the international area. Our professors play a significant role in the regional and national development by providing expertise, consulting services, conducting research and cooperating with the regional authorities, business and industry. Each year, our research results in over 1 500 published books, monographies, scripts, coursebooks, articles and research papers. Thanks to the extensive research expertise of our students receive education of the highest quality. Research conducted at University's campus leads to new insights and questions but also to practical advice and recommendations. Always with a view to innovative science.

Areas of cooperation:

  • research and didactic projects
  • student exchange
  • joint degrees
  • staff mobility
  • conferences and seminars

Master's Programmes

Social Sciences (1)

Many organisations offer scholarships or grants. Some of these might help you to study for a Master at University of Economics in Katowice!

Services

Enhancing the quality of university's infrastructure is one of our priorities. There are 184 didactic rooms, including modern multimedia classrooms and computer labs at our campus. The main buildings at the campus are adjusted to the needs of disabled students and staff. We are pround with our the newest buildings, Scientific Information Centre and Academic Library with the biggest collection of economics-related publications in Upper Silesia and Advanced Information Technology Center, the smart building with environment-friendly building management solutions.

Sport is an important aspect for our students. Our University offers a wide range of sports services for them. At the campus they can find swimming poll, sauna, gyms and fitness centre. Student can participate in diverse sports or realize their passions and talents in artistic groups: the University Choir or "Silesianie" Song and Dance Ensemble.

There are also various student organisations, associations and scientific clubs at our University where students can acquire professional experience e.g. in project management. Moreover, they have multiple chances to develop their soft skills like team work, planning and organising, integrity, problem-solving or intercultural skills.

Student Life

We might not have the biggest amount of international students but ours seem to be the happiest in Poland. This fact has been confirmed by the official Certificate for Outstanding International Student Satisfaction. We were rated the best in Poland in an independant survey conducted by StudyPortals.

Our University realizes a lot of activities to make student life easier and happier, especially for students of first year of study. For international students who are unfamiliar with Poland and our lifestyle, moving to Katowice can be a daunting experience. That’s why we offer the Mentor Programme which pairs international students with Polish students who provide the friendly face, helping hand, and first friendship that can make a world of difference for new arrivals. To help them cope with the new environment, we organize an Integration Week. The highlight of the first days is Global Village – a party during which representatives of each country present their typical foods, sweets, song, dances itp.

Accreditation

The high quality of teaching in the University of Economics in Katowice study programmes, both on bachelor and master level, has been confirmed by accreditation certificates awarded by the Accreditation Committee of the Foundation for the Promotion and Accreditation of Economic Education in Warsaw. The following study programmes have been awarded quality of education certificates: Management and Marketing, Informatics and Econometrics, Economics, Finance and Banking. Moreover, Management and Marketing has been awarded a quality of education certificate by the State Accreditation Committee.

In 2014 the Faculty of Finance and Insurance received the accreditation of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).

The Global Study Awards

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

Other Degrees

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