Cracow University of Economics
Uniwersytet Ekonomiczny w Krakowie
address: 27 Rakowicka St.
31-510 Kraków, Poland
phone: +48 12 293 54 25
fax: +48 12 293 51 45
The University and its campus. Cracow University of Economics, founded in 1925, is the largest school of economics in Poland and the third biggest university in Krakow, which is the main Polish academic center. The number of students currently enrolled at the University exceeds 21 000. Cracow University of Economics, located in the very centre of the city, boasts an impressive infrastructure. The University campus occupies 7 hectares of land and its facilities include both modern and historic buildings. University campus is located in the vicinity of historical medieval Old Town of Krakow and is easily accessible both on foot and by public transportation. There is a large sports and teaching complex composed of two buildings with an in-door swimming pool, a full-sized gym, a fitness room and large conference rooms. Students have access to modern lecture rooms, the library, laboratories, computer rooms and sport facilities.
The University is also concerned about the comfort of its disabled students - all the campus facilities are equipped with wheelchair ramps or lifts for the physically disabled as well as specially adjusted lavatories.
Student life and services. Many different organizations and student associations are active at the University. These include the Student Government, the Independent Students Association, AIESEC (International Association of Economics and Commerce Students), ESN (Erasmus Student Network), SIFE (Students in Free Enterprise), the University Club of the Academic Sport Association, Dominanta Choir and many more. Cracow University of Economics gives priority to sports at its campus. Students have access to a large sports gym, swimming-pool, tennis courts and a sports field. The Academic Sports Union (AZS) offers a number of sports sections including popular team games – football, volleyball or basketball, as well as some „exotic” ones.
The Academic Career Center (ACK) operating at the University organizes workshops and training sessions for CUE students and graduates, conducted by ACK workers and experts from different industries. The Cracow University of Economics, together with the best Polish employers, also conducts training programs - Business Academies.
Interests of all students are represented by the Students' Parliament, which organizes integration events for students, charity events and other projects, making CUE's student life more diversified.
International cooperation. The University has a number of international contacts. Presently, it has over 250 partners across the world and cooperates with universities and various organizations from Europe, both Americas, Australia and Asia. It offers exchange programs through Erasmus+, CEEPUS, EMBS, Double Diploma, STEP, VELUX, JOSZEF, Master of Public Administration – GVSU or bilateral agreements. CUE offers study programs in English on bachelor, master and PhD level. CUE is a member of many networks and associations such as EUA (European University Association), NIBES (Network of International Business and Economic Schools), EMBS (European Master of Business Studies), UNECC (University Network of the European Capitals of Culture), Alexander von Humboldt Association.
Research and teaching infrastructure. The University’s research and teaching infrastructure includes: IT Center with Computer labs, e-learning and Virtual Science Center, Main Library, University Publishing House and Printing Center.
Study levels. Cracow University of Economics (CUE) offers programs for all levels of study, both in Polish and English: full-time and part-time 3-year Bachelor studies, 2-year Master studies and 3-year Doctorate studies. In addition, CUE offers various study opportunities at the post diploma level, designed for candidates who already hold a university degree, but wish to further develop their professional qualifications.
Facts & figures
- Established in 1925
- 743 academic staff members
- over 21 000 students
- over 800 foreign students
- 21 majors in Polish
- 6 programs in English
- 9 student exchange programs
- BSc Applied Informatics
- BSc Corporate Finance and Accounting
- BSc in International Business
- BSc Product Manager
- MSc Corporate Finance and Accounting
- MSc in International Business
- MSc International Finance and Accounting
- PhD Studies in Economics, Finance and Management (EFM)
- English Module - Preparatory Course
- International Master of Business Administration (MBA) European Multicultural Integrated Management Program
- Polish Module
- Polish Path