University of Warsaw, Faculty of Economic Sciences


Studies at the University of Warsaw hold high positions in international rankings, such as the Times Higher Education World University Ranking and the Academic Ranking of World Universities (also known as the Shanghai Ranking). Taking into account the total number of research universities that reaches 20 thousand, the University of Warsaw is among the top two percent of the world’s best universities. According to international rankings, it also is the best university in Poland and one of the leading ones in this region of Europe.

  • The University of Warsaw was founded in 1816.
  • University graduates have won 5 Nobel Prize awards.
  • The University community consists of 60,000.
  • The UW cooperates with over 1,100 foreign entities. It is a member of approximately 100 international associations and networks.

Faculty of Economic Sciences' degree programmes combines solid foundation of academic education with the high quality of specialized knowledge, without which one cannot smoothly function in the modern economic environment. Our graduates are respected and sought out by employers and easily find employment in various institutions. All specializations at the Faculty of Economic Sciences have obtained accreditation that is a certificate of quality education bestowed by University Accreditation Committee. Our degree programmes in economics received a positive mark with distinction from the State Accreditation Committee. Modern economics is not only an empirical science but also an experimental one. Our course curriculum covers subjects falling within the domain of modern economics with compliance to high European standards. UW students are at the forefront of Poland's intellectual developments because their academics create the primary part of the intellectual content. Thus, they can become familiar with such ideas first-hand. Our students have access to newest textbooks and publications, not only domestic but also foreign. WNE economic library has an interesting economic collection and belongs to WU's Internet library network.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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MA in Economics (International Economics)

Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 Poland Warsaw

This is a two-year, full-time, second-cycle program in the field of Economics which concentrates on International Economics with double-degree opportunities. 1st best program in the region (according to Eduniversal). [+]

1st best programme in Eastern Europe according to Eduniversal.

This is a two-year, full-time, graduate programme in the field of Economics which concentrates on International Economics. This programme is offered by the Faculty of Economic Sciences at the University of Warsaw which, in opinion of Polish State Accreditation Committee, offers the best economics curricula in Poland. This programme leads to the degree of 'magister', which corresponds to Master of Arts in Economics.

You will fluently implement advanced macro and micro theory while modeling socio-economic processes You will understand how finance and economics work and you will be able to use this knowledge for advance finance engineering in international corporations You will acquire knowledge about the rules of negotiations and you will know how to solve trade disputes You will use advanced econometric tools like STATA, MAXIMA, Eviews with ease You will gain an opportunity to obtain double degree diploma You will fluently use two main languages in the world of economics: mathematics and English You will learn in international environment: 50% of students at the program are foreigners Career perspectives International Trade Negotiations Foreign Investment Technology Transfer Global Financial Markets International Corporations Currency Market Analysis Labour Market Analysis Migrations Analysis [-]

MA in Quantitative Finance

Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 Poland Warsaw

17th best program in Financial Markets worldwide according to Eduniversal Ranking 2018. [+]

17th best programme in the world according to Top 100 Global Eduniversal Ranking in the Financial Markets in 2018.

The Quantitative Finance Program at the Faculty of Economic Sciences, University of Warsaw is a four-semester program on a full-time basis that provides students with outstanding knowledge of modern quantitative finance. The program leads to 'magister' degree and is compatible with the Bologna system, equivalent to Maters of Arts.

The distinctive feature of this program is that it combines the overall fundamentals of economic theory with specialized knowledge in finance. The basic aim of this specialization is to provide students with theoretical knowledge from the field of quantitative finance combined with its practical applications in financial institutions, taking into account the latest trends in financial world.... [-]


University of Warsaw, School of Economic Sciences


Wydział Nauk Ekonomicznych Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego

Address Faculty of Economic Sciences University of Warsaw ul. Długa 44/50
00241 Warsaw, Masovian Voivodeship, Poland
Phone +48 22 55 49 190