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. 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.



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 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.


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


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.

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!


Student services

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.

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.

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

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.


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 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.

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