Welcome to the Warsaw School of Economics – Szkoła Główna Handlowa w Warszawie (SGH)!
The Warsaw School of Economics (Szkoła Główna Handlowa w Warszawie, SGH) was founded in 1906 as the first public university of economics and management in Poland.
- The leading business school in Eastern and Central Europe.
- Innovative doctoral program based on the best European practices with strong research methodology orientation.
- Teaching and doctoral supervision provided by renowned Polish and European scholars.
- Close links with business community that facilitate conducting research projects.
- Extensive network of partner universities from all around the world.
- Excellent infrastructure and friendly atmosphere.
- Low costs of living in Warsaw as compared to other large European cities.
Get the facts about us:
- 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 5000 are completing other postgraduate courses. SGH employs over 1500 staff members, of whom 900 are teaching and research staff.
- 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 good jobs.
- SGH students represent almost 60 countries.
- Since the beginning of the economic transition in 1989, 11 out of 21 finance ministers of Poland were SGH graduates.
- 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 current 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.
- Professor Danuta Hübner, the first Polish commissioner in the European Commission (for Regional Policy), previously the Minister for 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 current lecturer.
The Warsaw School of Economics is conveniently situated in central Warsaw, adjacent to the city's largest park and next to the Metro station "Pole Mokotowskie". It consists of seven buildings, including the newest one opened in December 2006 (building C). On the SGH campus, you can also find Poland’s largest economic library with a collecion of over one million volumes.
- Building G (main building), al. Niepodległości 162
- Building A (site of International Centre (CPM) - ul. Rakowiecka 24
- Building F - al. Niepodległości 164
- Building S - ul. Batorego 8
- Library - ul. Rakowiecka 22 B
- Building W - ul. Wiśniowa 41
- Student dorm no. 1 "Sabinki" - al. Niepodległości 147
- Building M - ul. Madalińskiego 6/8
- Student dorm no. 3 "Grosik" - ul. Madalińskiego 31/33
- "Park" students' club - al. Niepodległości 196
- Building C - al. Niepodległości 128
- Finance division - ul. Kielecka 43