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Warsaw School of Economics (SGH)

4.1 out of 5 (38 ratings / 28 reviews) Warsaw, Poland
SGH Warsaw School of Economics is the oldest university of economics in Poland. Its mission has continuously been educating economists and business leaders serving the nation, country and the region. SGH is famous for its tradition, flexible adjustments of programmes to students’ needs, unquestionable education level, and successful alumni.



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


  • Bachelor Studies
  • Master Studies
  • Doctoral Studies
  • Post-Graduate Studies
  • MBA Studies
  • Academy of Young Economist
  • Children’s University of Economics
  • Preparatory Courses in Economics
  • Language courses
  • Professional trainings
  • E-learning
  • University of Third Age


SGH Warsaw School of Economics conducts research in various areas of economics, finance, management and business administration as well as in public policy and political science. Our researchers lead the rankings of internationally recognized academics from Poland, e.g. in RePEc repository.


We are psychologists whose task is to advice students and alumni on selecting the right direction of development, further education and profession. We carry out various forms of counselling: we help to plan career paths, define plans and goals, support in learning your strong points, personal skills as well as indicate the areas requiring improvement and development.

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Library services

SGH Library – the biggest library resources in the field of economics in Poland. It contains over one milion volumes including over 215 thousand magazines. The SGH Library provides access  to about one thousand Polish and foreign magazines, while additional 30 thousand are available in computer databases.

Student Life

Campus life

Few people know that the large campus of the Warsaw School ofEconomics, located between Batorego and Rakowiecka Streetsand the Niepodległości Avenue, is a historical facility – an exam-ple of the original Polish architectural concept of the interwarperiod.The building complex at Niepodległości Av. was constructed forthe purposes of the school, and, as a result of constant improve-ments, it has always been a perfect centre of academic life. Thereis no doubt that the shape of the library, the building A and themain edifice with the so called “parachute lecture theatre” havea positive influence on the character of studies and work at SGH.


Warsaw School of Economics (SGH) was granted national and international accreditations, such as:

  • PKA
  • ACCA

Student Reviews

I’m going to end up where I’m supposed to be
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

One of the main aspects of my university experience was learning to be a responsible young adult and I learned and improved many crucial skills. I got out of my comfort zone often and joined student organizations and sports teams and overall this helped me to gain confidence. I think college isn’t supposed to be the “best experience of your life” but more like a “ step...

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Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

in SGH i had the chance to meet wonderful teachers, and have classmates from all around the world. also the teaching method is so nice and it has high quality.

Podoba mi się głównie przez aktywną działalność kół naukowych i organizacje, które są jedynie odpowiedzialne za przystosowanie do przyszłej pracy. Wybór przedmiotów i planu - super!
Provided by U-Multirank rated 3 out of 5 stars

Wydaje mi się, że głównym problemem SGH jest przestarzałe podejście do nauki. Oczywiście władze chwalą się, że absolwenci i studenci szybko znajdują dobrze płatną pracę na wysokich stanowiskach. Ukrywają jednak fakt, że głównie z powodu prężnie działających kół naukowych i organizacji, które dają możliwość przygotowania się do przyszłej pracy w biznesie i dodatkowo...

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