Poland Warsaw School of Economics

Poland Warsaw School of Economics


Poland Warsaw School of Economics

Abrief introduction to the school

Warsaw School of Economics was established in 1906,isPoland's oldestpublic universityof economicmanagement.The university providesthe most research oneconomic and socialopportunities for learning.In addition toa bachelor,masterand doctoralprograms,also provideeducation and career traininggraduate studentsforlifelong learningof studentsinterested in.Universityeducationsystem which accords with the"cumulative transfercreditsystem and theEuropeanstandards for higher education"inthe provisions of the Bologna declaration.Universitygraduate educationteacheris enough,rich coursescan meet all kinds ofgraduates.Students from themore than 90polishand Englishteachingproject selection,there are well-knownseniormaster of Business Administrationprogram -- thesenior CanadianMBAandExecutive MBAprogramin Warsaw.Warsaw School of Economicshas always been aof economics and managementscience research center,variousresearch projects undertakenunder the 5college.Report ofnational economiccompetitiveness of Warsaw School of Economicspublished annuallybilingualpolishand Englishand more than 150experts recommend.Institute ofinternational contacts,cooperationwith more than 200 countriesto carry out research activities.


​Warsaw School of Economics was founded in 1906 by August Zieliński as Poland’s first university of economics.

Over 10000 students are enrolled at our School in bachelor and master degree programmes, 1400 are studying at the doctoral level and over 5300 are completing other postgraduate courses. SGH employs over 700 teaching and research staff.

Warsaw School of Economics was ranked in the Financial Times ranking of Top 70 Global Masters in Management programmes in 2013. CEMS Masters in International Management programme taught at SGH is ranked in the top 10 wordwide. According to the Eduniversal ranking, SGH is one of the three top business schools in Central & Eastern Europe.

In the opinion of journalists of the Polish edition of Newsweek, among all Polish universities it is SGH that gives its graduates the greatest chance of finding a good job.

According to independent surveys alumni of the Warsaw School of Economics have the highest salaries among graduates of Polish universities.

SGH students represent almost 60 countries.

The main negotiator of the Polish membership in the European Union, from 5 December 2001 until the end of negotiations, was Jan Truszczyński – an SGH graduate and lecturer.

Professor Leszek Balcerowicz – an SGH graduate and lecturer, former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, former President of the National Bank of Poland, is considered to be the main architect of the Polish economic transformation after 1989. In fact many of Polish finance ministers gradueted from SGH.

Professor Danuta Hübner, the first Polish commissioner in the European Commission (for Regional Policy), previously the Minister of European Affairs of the Republic of Poland and the Head of the Office of the Committee for European Integration and the Secretary of the State in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland, is an SGH graduate and lecturer.


Mission and Development Strategy Guidelines of the Warsaw School of Economics for 2008-2012

The Warsaw School of Economics [Szkoła Główna Handlowa w Warszawie, SGH] is the oldest university of economics and management in Poland. As it seeks to impart a European dimension to its academic activity, SGH combines an over century-long tradition with engagement in the contemporary world and the pursuit of future challenges. In its educational endeavours, the School seeks to provide students with the latest knowledge, solid working skills and a sense of responsibility to society. In its research activities, the School is guided by respect for the truth and usefulness to society.

The School conducts both its educational and research activities in the field of economics and managerial sciences drawing on the achievements of other social sciences. Graduates of SGH, equipped with the latest general and specialized knowledge, are making a significant contribution to economic, social and political life in Poland and abroad. Together with academic and administrative staff, students and representatives of milieus connected with the School, they create the image of SGH, promoting its achievements and realizing its mission together.

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