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  • ​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 5300 are completing other postgraduate courses. SGH employs over 700 teaching and research staff.

  • Warsaw School of Economics was ranked in the Financial Times ranking of Top 70 Global Masters in Management programmes in 2013. CEMS Masters in International Management programme taught at SGH is ranked in the top 10 wordwide. According to the Eduniversal ranking, SGH is one of the three top business schools in Central & Eastern Europe.

  • 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 a good job.

  • According to independent surveys alumni of the Warsaw School of Economics have the highest salaries among graduates of Polish universities.

  • SGH students represent almost 60 countries.

  • 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 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. In fact many of Polish finance ministers gradueted from SGH.

  • Professor Danuta Hübner, the first Polish commissioner in the European Commission (for Regional Policy), previously the Minister of 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 lecturer.