University of Economics in Katowice

Katowice, Poland
University of Economics in Katowice 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.

About

History

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.

Education

Each year over 11 000 Polish and international students follow our degree programmes at the Bachelor, Master, Doctoral and Post-diploma levels at our five faculties: Business, Finance and Administration, Economics, Finance and Insurance, Informatics and Communication, and Management.

Research

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.

Services

Student services

The International Relations Office is responsible for the coordination of international exchange programmes, initiation international cooperation agreements and managing international education projects. It deals with the admission and administration services for foreign students, both degree-seeking and exchange and liaises with Erasmus Student Network to provide support for international students at the university. The IRO also issues the necessary certificates (acceptance letter, confirmation of study period etc.).

Housing services

The Dormitory is situated about 20 minutes by bus (very good public transport connections) from the main University buildings, in Ligota - a green and quiet district of Katowice, with its own centre and railway station. The dormitory is located near a big student residential area consisting of dormitories of almost all higher education institutions in Katowice.

Library services

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.

ICT services

Students can use computers in the IT Centre in Building CNTI. Additionaly, there are computer rooms in Building A, Builing P, Building CNTI and Builing D. There is also a possibility to conect your phone or laptop to the University WIFI network (in this case you have to contact IT Centre).

Medical services

  • Non-EU students - Purchase health and accident insurance in your home country or Join the Polish National Health Fund (NFZ).
  • Students from EU/EFTA countries should obtain the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) in their home countries, before departing for Poland.

Student Life

Campus life

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 biggest of the four auditoriums: MAIOR Auditorium (Aula MAIOR) can seat 400 people.

Our sport facilities include an indoor swimming pool, 2 gyms and a sauna.

The buildings at the campus are adjusted to the needs of disabled students and staff.

Sports facilities

Sport is an important aspect of student life. The University of Economics in Katowice offers a wide range of sports services for students and staff. At the University you can find swimming poll, sauna, gyms and fitness centre. You can participate in diverse sports (AZS sections):

  • Aerobics
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Football
  • Handball
  • Swimming
  • Table tennis
  • Yoga
  • Volleyball
  • Mountain sports

Gym, sauna and swimming pool is located in Building C, second gym and fitness centre is located in Building A. Both Buildings are in the main University Campus.

Maybe you like singing, dancing or playing the instruments? At the University you can choose the University Choir or"Silesianie" Song and Dance Ensemble . Join us and have fun!

Student clubs

  • Academic Sports Association
  • AEGEE
  • AIESEC
  • BCC Business Centre Club
  • ECID
  • Erasmus Student Network

Accreditation

University of Economics in Katowice has become the latest university to be welcomed into the CFA Institute University Recognition Program.

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