The most frequent answers that candidates to SGH give when asked about their choice of Poland’s leading university of economics include the quality of education, the prestigious diploma and the greatest development opportunities. However, SGH offers much more than its prestige. The university provides students with countless opportunities, while SGH diplomas have guaranteed success on the national and international labour markets for years.
ACADEMIC STAFF – LECTURERS WITH BUSINESS EXPERIENCE
SGH is the oldest and the most prestigious university of economics in Poland, as well as one of the best higher education institutions of this kind in Central Europe. It combines 117 years of experience with state-of-the-art trends in the education of business professionals. The SGH lectures are delivered by the most prominent Polish and foreign experts in finance, economics, management, and other areas related to economic knowledge and social sciences. Students attend classes taught, among others, by the staff of the National Bank of Poland, experts and employees of the Warsaw Stock Exchange, representatives of public institutions, specialists combining their didactic work with business practice.
AN ACTIVE STUDENT COMMUNITY
SGH is recognised for maintaining a very active student life. Students have over 60 organisations and research clubs at their disposal, which enable them to develop their interests in business, innovation, entrepreneurship, corporate social responsibility and marketing. Due to these organisations, students can build the skills and competences they acquire during their studies by implementing projects, organising conferences, workshops and charity actions. The experience which graduates gain through such activities is valuable for employers. These include the Macroeconomic Congress, the Diplomacy Action or the SGH Business Game, which are regular events organised by SGH students.
SGH ALUMNI EARN TOP SALARIES
Graduating from SGH ensures a very well-paid job. Sedlak & Sedlak’s National Salary Survey reports that SGH graduates received the highest total monthly salaries in their first year of work in 2018. According to the latest, fourth edition of ELA – a long-term study of the financial situation of university graduates, prepared by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education – SGH alumni, majoring in the Advanced Analytics – Big Data, have relatively highest earnings. Among IT-related majors, Advanced Analytics – Big Data ranks on the podium for the first time.
HIGH RANKING POSITIONS
The latest University ranking by ‘Rzeczpospolita’, considering quality of teaching, internationalisation, graduates’ careers and scientific potential, indicates that SGH is the best Polish economic university. In the Perspektywy 2023 ranking, SGH was recognised as the first among economic universities in Poland. In the category of economic faculties: Finance and Accounting was classified on 1st place, Economics on 2nd place and Management – on 3rd place. The Financial Times ranked the management programme offered by SGH among the top 100 in the world in 2022 − as the only Polish programme in the list (Masters in Management ranking).
SGH is a part of CIVICA European University
The presence of SGH Warsaw School of Economics in CIVICA is a new dimension of international academic cooperation, opening up innovative opportunities for students in the field of education and civic awareness building. Students can pursue additional international mobility and benefit from classes and special teaching projects conducted jointly with the alliance universities.
KEY TO SUCCESS
– Providing good education is not our ultimate goal, says Professor Krzysztof Kozłowski, the Vice-Rector for Teaching and Student Affairs. Being successful is only a notch above average. Instead, we want the young people who enter our university to realise that the key to success is not only what we present during lectures or what we are able to provide as part of scientific programmes or international cooperation. The key to success can be found when looking at our students and successful graduates. SGH gives opportunity to develop a personal vision, and you should take advantage of it.