Poznan, University of Economics
Established in 1926, the Poznań University of Economics is one of the best, oldest and most prestigious economic universities in Poland, widely renown for its academic excellence. It occupies top positions in the rankings published by respected magazines. With its reputation for quality it specializes in the education of highly-qualified managers, economic experts, as well as national and international administration personnel capable of operating successfully in the globalized business. It also has an undisputed position as a leader in economic research as welll as a major centre for applied research, expert evaluation, analysis and consultancy.
The school’s reputation is built on high educational standards consistent with the world’s latest teaching methods and business trends. The University has been awarded certificates and accreditations confirming that its teaching and research standards comply with the highest academic requirements. The University’s main strengths are its educational base, international relations and co-operation with the business world. To a significant extent, the credit for the University’s high position in academic rankings goes to its qualified teaching staff. The school employs over six hundred academics, including approximately a hundred and thirty professors. These are highly-qualified educators as well as widely recognized, eminent scientists and business practitioners. Members of the University’s research personnel sit on various advisory committees, participate in research projects, offer expert opinions, and advise business entities and state agencies. As the school attaches great importance to the quality of education, it consistently applies modern teaching methods in class. PUE lays great emphasis on the internationalisation of education and research. The University’s curricula meet the requirements of the global labour market and the EU’s educational standards. Students receive credits in accordance with the ECTS standard, which enables them to undertake international study programmes. The school itself is linked with a vast number of world’s leading partner institutions and it has well-developed teacher and student mobility programs. The University’s lecturers actively participate in the work of international research networks and groups, and in intergovernmental research projects. They also deliver guest lectures at universities abroad. The number of University’s foreign partner institutions, international research consortia and projects financed from European funds is constantly growing.
The Poznań University of Economics is the only university in Poland to enjoy full academic rights in economic, management and commodity sciences. Education is provided in the form of first-, second- and third-level studies, MBA programmes as well as post-master’s degree studies.
The University has been awarded the following certificates and accreditations confirming that its teaching and research standards comply with the highest academic requirements: accreditation from the State Accreditation Committee for programmes in the faculties of Economics and Management; certificates from the EPOQS Foundation for the Promotion and Accreditation of Economic Education; the ISO 9001:2000 certificate (the only one in Poland) issued by the world-class certification company Det Norske Veritas for the Faculty of Commodity Science; high evaluation by the Scientific Research Committee.