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NEW IDEAS OLD TRADITIONS

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 15,000 Polish and international students follow our

degree programmes at the Bachelor, Master, Doctoral and

Post-diploma levels. University’s excellence is confirmed by

full state accreditation in education as well as by top ranks

of the faculties within the national assessment system of

research institutions. According to yearly rankings related

to graduates' careers, the University is one of the most

successful Polish HEI's.

ABOUT US

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Drawing on its long history and traditions, our university

continues to grow and evolve implementing new ideas and

diversification in its study offer as well as participating in

various research and didactic projects. Within EU funded

projects we are able to offer to our students unique and

innovative courses as well as internships in major

enterprises in the region and abroad. Moreover, the

University is expanding its infrastructure with modern

facilities like Center for New Information Technologies or

Scientific Information Centre and Academic Library.

„I was Erasmus in Katowice in 2002, it was then that I understood how exciting it is to travel and get to know new

cultures. I have stayed in few countries afterwards but eventually I came back to Poland. I have lived in Katowice for 4

years now, have a great job in an international corporation and I really enjoy this fast developing and thriving city.”

- Marta, Spain


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Our University is perceived as a distinguished research and

education center with a valuable contribution 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.

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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 academic staff 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

Students exchange

Joint degrees offered in English

Staff mobility

Conferences and seminars


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The heart of the University beats in the capital of Silesia,

Poland’s second-largest metropolitan area. Here, centuriesold

industrial traditions merge with a modern economy and

dynamically developing culture; and we at the University of

Economics in Katowice are a part of these changes every

day. At the crossroads of major European transport routes,

in the heartland of Central and Eastern Europe, we teach

contemporary economics, finance, ICT, management,

business and public administration. 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

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REGIONAL WITH INTERNATIONAL FOCUS

socioeconomic life, taking part in the wide range of

business activities. At the same time, our strategy

implements internationalization as one of the most

prioritized and dynamic activities of the University.

Whether it is participating in international research and

educational programmes, being involved in international

student and academic staff exchange programmes like

ERASMUS or CEEPUS, entering into alliances with leading

universities and major companies in the EU and its external

territories, or being members of international networks,

University of Economics in Katowice is becoming an

internationally oriented centre of academic excellence.

„That was really great! I loved the intercultural experience! There were students from over 20 countries from all over

the world in our group. A real melting pot! I will never forget the friends I made here. I had time of my life!”

- Kathy, USA


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Silesian Universities Network (SUN)

Facts and figures:

over 600

incoming and outgoing students

200

partner universities all over the world

150

courses in English for exchange students

300

foreign partner enterprises

and other institutions

500

incoming and outgoing Staff

Member of networks like

EUA, EAIE,

ERACON, EURASHE,

NAFSA, DUKENET

University of Economics in Katowice is one of the funding

members of the SUN.

The main aim of this initiative is to increase the number

of international students and investors in Silesia by

intensifying international promotion of the wide spectrum

of courses, ranging from medicine, arts, sports, music,

biotechnology, humanities, ICT to economics, offered by the

member universities.

- 9 biggest public universities

- international partners from all over the world

- more than 160 Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programmes

- well-equipped auditoriums and laboratories

- joint cultural, sports and music events

- excellent social programmes for international students

Silesia with 4,5 million inhabitants, 450 000 business

entities and 200 000 students taking courses on over

50 higher education institutions aspires to become

a vibrant business, cultural and academic center with

international profile.

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ABOUT US

STUDY OFFER IN POLISH

The study offer includes full time and part time studies at

every level at our four faculties: Economics, Management,

Finance and Insurance, and Informatics and Communication.

The main fields of study include:

Economics

Management

Finance

Accounting

Marketing

Logistics

There are over 60 specializations offered at our 3

campuses: Katowice, Bielsko-Biała and Rybnik.

Spatial economics and regional science

Public economics & management

International economic relations

Innovation & entrepreneurship

„It was a real pleasure to study here. I was really glad to be able to use the gym and swimming pool at the

University. The study offer was really interesting and at a high level. I enjoyed the direct relations we had with

teachers and possibility to work in small international groups! I loved the Integration Week during which we got to

know the region and city, especially Global Village – one of the greatest international events I ever took part in!”

ICT

Business analytics

Econometrics

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- Hovey, China


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International exchange and degree-seeking students can

choose from a wide range of courses offered in English,

French and German. We offer Master and Bachelor degree

programmes, some of them provided jointly with such

institutions like Nottingham Trent University (UK), Brno

University of Technology (Czech Republic), FH des BFI

Wien (Austria), as well as network of state universities of

the Province of Quebec in Canada.

The students may also participate in language courses of

Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Russian,

Spanish, Ukrainian and Hebrew.

The alumni of those programmes are prepared to function

successfully in the ever more international market and join

the highly-qualified staff dynamically sought after by the

most important players in the job market.

More information

is available on our website

www.english.ue.katowice.pl

STUDY OFFER IN ENGLISH

Some of the degree

programmes offered

in English:

Bachelor in International Business

Master in International Business

Joint Master’s Degree in European

Business and Finance

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Joint Master’s Degree in Quantitative

Asset and Risk Management

EuroClasses - wide range of over

100 courses for exchange students


More information

is available on our website

www.english.ue.katowice.pl

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