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.

Top 3 reasons to study here

  • We might not have the biggest amount of international students but ours seem to be the happiest in Poland.
  • Our University realizes a lot of activities to make student life easier and happier, especially for students of first year of study.
  • Our students and graduates mature in a thriving metropolis engage in the development of the region in the course of their professional lives.

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

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

Career

The service offers confidential and impartial advice. This is supported by qualified careers advisers. They will help you to develop and grow in your lives and careers.

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).

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.

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 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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