Kozminski University, founded in 1993, is a private institution of higher education with full academic rights. The university has obtained Polish and international accreditations, as well as excellent results in global and national educational rankings, which shows the high quality of its programs and services. Due to these qualities, KU diplomas themselves have become coveted. The university’s offer includes various Bachelor's, Master’s, MBA’s as well as Ph.D. programs. All of these are also offered in English.

Since 2009, Kozminski University is classified in the prestigious educational rankings provided by the ‘Financial Times’ – Business School Rankings, which include the best universities from around the world. Moreover, for the past 17 consecutive years, it holds first place throughout private universities in educational rankings published by ‘Perspektywy’, ‘Rzeczpospolita’ and ‘WPROST’. Kozminski University also received a special distinction from the National Accreditation Committee in regards to management, administration and law programs.

Kozminski University holds three international accreditations: EQUIS, AMBA, and AACSB. Only around 70 business schools from all over the world hold all three accreditations. The AACSB accreditation is awarded to such prestigious universities such as Yale and Harvard.

KU holds the rights to award doctoral degrees in the following disciplines: management, economics, finance, sociology, and law. As the only private higher education institution in Poland, it has the power to authorize a higher Ph.D. degree (habilitation degree) in the discipline of management, law, and economics. Also under the so-called parametric evaluation of research units within the field of economics Kozminski University boasts the highest first category ranking.

The educational offer includes management (in Polish and English), management in virtual environments (in Polish and English), finance and accounting (in Polish and English), economics – international markets, law, administration, as well as social sciences in management: business and media sociology and psychology in management. Starting in the academic year 2016/2017 the university has created an elite law program called "Law and Finance".

Kozminski University cooperates in research and exchange programs with over 200 prestigious institutions worldwide. All undergraduate and graduate students can choose those prestigious universities as destinations for their international exchange. Kozminski University offers several double degree programs. The Master in International Business and Management Program delivered in cooperation with Bradford University allows students to obtain a British Master Degree in Poland. Kozminski University is the only business school in Poland accredited by all three of the most prestigious accrediting institutions in the world: EQUIS, AACSB, and AMBA.

Our Mission

We are leveraging our entrepreneurial flair, our corporate relations, our research potential, and our internationalization to make a difference in business, law, and society.

The sailing ship in an open sea in our logo is a symbol of adventure, openness to new horizons, creative teamwork and leadership and limitless possibilities.

Why Choose Kozminski University?

Prestige

  • The best business school in Central and Eastern Europe according to "Financial Times".
  • The best business/economic university in Poland according to the "Perspektywy" Education Foundation ranking.
  • The best private higher education institution in Poland according to the "Perspektywy" Education Foundation ranking.
  • Strategic alliance with the world's first business school ESCP Europe.

High quality of education

  • "Triple Crown" - 3 international accreditations: EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA.
  • The IQA CEEMAN accreditation – awarded by the Central and East European Management Development Association.
  • Distinctions from the National Accreditation Committee in regards to the Finance & Accounting, Management, Administration and Law programs.

Internationalization

  • One of the most internationalized universities in Poland according to the "Perspektywy" Education Foundation ranking.
  • Study programs in English on all levels: undergraduate, graduate, postgraduate and Ph.D.
  • Double degree programs with international partners.
  • Foreign lecturers and students from over 75 countries.
  • Student and staff exchange programs with more than 200 partners on 6 continents.

Business-oriented

  • Study programs conducted together with employers (e.g. Citibank, Accenture).
  • Internships and apprenticeships in Polish and foreign companies.
  • Meetings and conferences with business practitioners.
  • Lecturers with practical experience.
  • Kozminski Venture Lab - acceleration program for students and alumni.

Education valued by employers

  • Number 1 in "Wprost" ranking of private universities appreciated by employers.
  • Programs updated and adapted to the needs of the market.

Full academic rights

  • The rights to award Ph.D. degrees in 5 disciplines: Management, Economics, Finance, Sociology, and Law.
  • The rights to award senior Ph.D. degrees (habilitation) in 3 disciplines.
  • Numerous research projects.

Students life

  • 19 scientific clubs.
  • Educational Trips.
  • Cultural and social events.
  • Summer and winter sport camps.
  • KOZMINALIA - the Day of the University.
  • 13 sport sections.
Programs taught in:
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The Big Data Analysis specialization, on our Master in Finance and Accounting studies, is a two-year program conducted in English, which is held in collaboration with industry experts from global companies. The studies simultaneously prepare students to work in big data in the finance field. Aside from extensive finance knowledge, practical technical skills will be taught, such as identifying, collecting, analyzing, interpreting, and transforming data, in order to face big data challenges in the financial world. Furthermore, new trends in both areas will be presented, from venture capital to cloud computing.

The attained expertise will allow graduates to handle business processes from data capture over to processing and visualization, enabling them to participate in the decision-making process whether from a strategic or financing standing point by applying their problem-solving abilities and outside the box thinking. As a result, they will have the widest career opportunities in all areas. In 2018 the Master in Finance and Accounting program was ranked 17th in the world in the Global Masters in Finance Ranking published by "Financial Times". It is the only program ranked from Central and Eastern Europe. The Big Data Analysis program is a specialization on the Master in Finance and Accounting Program. Kozminski University is an academic partner of the CAIA Association. Becoming a partner of the CAIA Association, a global network of more than 9,000 alternative investment professionals located in more than 90 countries, gives our students access to CAIA's vast databases and the possibility to get a special... [-]
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The Digital Marketing program is a new, innovative specialization in the field of management, conducted in English.

The studies are intended to educate a modern marketing manager who:

Proficiently moves through the conditions of the digital economy, understands the contemporary world and the modern client. Knows how the Internet can change not only marketing but also the whole organization and knows how to effectively implement such a change. Understands how modern technologies, i.e. social media, mobile, artificial intelligence or automation, change the functioning of the company. Will be able to effectively create a strategy, plan, and tasks related to internet marketing (including social media marketing). Perfectly knows and is able to use tools related to online promotion (e.g. Facebook Ads, Google Adwords, systems for marketing automation or e-mail marketing systems). Knows how to start up and run an online store, understands the possibilities resulting from the use of online business models (e.g. crowdsourcing, sharing economy, model freemium etc.). Perfectly knows web analytics, can use tools such as Google Analytics, Brand24, Sotrender and many other. Knows the basics of computer graphics and the preparation of online video materials. Can cooperate in a virtual environment (virtual teams). During his/her studies, the student is in continuous contact with e-marketing and e-business practices. Recognizes the development opportunities of any organization, resulting from the phenomenon of digital transformation, through which every company or institution passes. Can function freely in an international environment since the program is conducted in English. Unique values The partners of... [-]
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In 2018 Kozminski University was ranked 17th in the world in the Global Masters in Finance Ranking published by "Financial Times". It is the only university ranked from Central and Eastern Europe. The Master's Program in Finance and Accounting has been accepted into the CFA Institute University Recognition Program. This status is granted to institutions whose degree program(s) incorporate at least 70% of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK), which provide students with a solid grounding in the CBOK and positions them well to sit for the CFA exams. Graduates of the program benefit from exemptions from most of the papers on the fundamental level ACCA Qualification (F1-F5, F7, F9; additionally students from the Corporate Reporting and Accounting specialization are exempted from F6 and F8) and can expect to have a wide range of career opportunities in all areas of business. Kozminski University is an academic partner of the CAIA Association. Becoming a partner of the CAIA Association, a global network of more than 9,000 alternative investment professionals located in more than 90 countries, gives our students access to CAIA's vast databases and the possibility to get a special scholarship. The Master's Program in Finance and Accounting is designed in close cooperation with practitioners - representatives of companies and financial institutions. It delivers in-depth specialized knowledge and develops skills of analyzing complex business problems through combining financial and accounting information with knowledge from other areas. The Program is actively supported by industry strategic partners, who assure that... [-]
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Health Economics and Big Data Analytics - HEBDA is a unique full-time Master’s dual studies program and a practical profile, conducted entirely in English.

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In 2018 Kozminski University ranked 20th in the Global Masters in Management Ranking published by "Financial Times". The Master Program in Management is designed to meet global market demand for qualified graduates with a wide range of business skills, knowledge of analytical tools, and the ability to apply them in a market context. Available specializations in strategic management and innovation management, as well as a diversified plethora of elective courses, allow students to create their own learning path while enhancing their areas of interest. The program is delivered via a mix of taught modules, practical experience, workshops, case study analyses, and research projects – and it is designed so that participants can either begin a career in business or continue the academic experience in a doctoral program. Students are encouraged to participate in international exchange programs offered by the university so as to master the skills that are necessary to work in a multicultural environment. What you gain from your studies Knowledge of leading strategic concepts and current research findings. Knowledge of most interesting case studies and practices. Skills and tools needed for a successful formulation, evaluation, and implementation of new competitive strategies. Ability to anticipate and respond to the rapidly changing environment under pressure. Ability to handle complex business challenges within a budget and time limits. Communication and negotiation skills (public presentations, teamwork, multi-party and multi-cultural negotiations, outside-the-box thinking). Real-life experience with strategic consulting assignments. A critical understanding of key concepts in the human resource management discipline Knowledge... [-]
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Kozminski University
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Kozminski University 57/59 Jagiellońska St.
03-301 Warsaw, Masovian Voivodeship, Poland
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