Cracow University of Economics has ranked among Poland's best schools of economics for a number of years, and its popularity is confirmed by an increasing number of candidates who wish to be accepted students. The University's mission is to provide sound and universal education, combining professional knowledge with methodological and theoretical expertise.

Top 3 reasons to study here

  • CUE ranks among Poland’s leading universities, being a significant educational and research centre.
  • Cracow University of Economics maintains close contacts and cooperation with over 200 foreign universities.
  • The University is actively engaged in international student exchange programmes (Erasmus, CEEPUS, FSS, STEP, Double Diploma and bilateral agreements).



Cracow University of Economics (CUE) was established in 1925 as the Higher Trade School. During these 89 years of tradition and experience, the name and the profile of the university changed frequently but one thing remained unchanged - the quality of education, which has always been confirmed by national rankings and indexes.


It consists of four faculties:

  • Economics and International Relations
  • Finance
  • Commodity Science
  • Management

Apart from study programmes in Polish, CUE also offers study programmes in English, such as short-term study opportunities and degree programmes leading to Bachelor’s, Master’s or the PhD degree:

  • Applied Informatics (BSc)
  • Corporate Finance and Accounting (BSc, MSc)
  • International Business (BSc, MSc)
  • International Finance and Accounting (MSc)
  • Product Manager (BSc)
  • Studies in Economics, Finance and Management (PhD).

Bachelor's programmes

Business & Management (2)
Humanities (1)
Social Sciences (1)


Student services

Choosing CUE gives you a chance to:

  • enjoy the campus life and international environment
  • develop your interests in one of the scientific circles or student organisations
  • participate in various exchange programmes choosing from 250 partner universities all over the World,
  • be a part of 200,000 student community in Krakow
  • meet new people and gain different perspective
  • find rewarding and challenging job
  • study in the heart of charming city of Krakow
  • the historical, cultural and academic centre of Poland
  • experience Polish hospitality, taste delicious regional cuisine, discover diversity of Polish landscape

Student Life

Campus life

Every month Krakow's clubs, which boast the unique and unforgettable atmosphere, organize integration events for our students.

As a result of contracts concluded with student organizations, the clubs offer special promotions for students and organize competitions with valuable prizes.

Also, fancy dress parties are organized, so you can experience the atmosphere of Hawaii, gangster movies or the banquets of ancient Rome. Those who have experienced Krakow's night life at least once want to come back and do it again.

Every year the city of Krakow hosts to one of student greatest events - Krakow's Juvenalia.

Sports facilities

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, or more "exotic" ones - shooting, riding or Capoeira.

Sports competitions and tournaments are held on a regular basis - students have a chance to test their skills competing with others or support their friends in their efforts to win.

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