University of Warsaw, Faculty of Economic Sciences

Introduction

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.

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  • English

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MA in Economics (International Economics)

Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 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. 2nd best program in the region (according to EduUniversal). [+]

This is a two-year, full-time, second-cycle program in the field of Economics which concentrates on International Economics. This program is offered by the Faculty of Economic Sciences at the University of Warsaw which, in the opinion of Polish State Accreditation Committee, offers the best economics curricula in Poland.

You will learn in international environment: 50% of students in the program are foreigners You will fluently implement advanced macro and micro theory while modeling socio-economic processes You will fluently use two main languages in the modern world of finance: mathematics and English You will acquire knowledge about the rules of negotiations and will know how to solve trade disputes 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 use advanced econometric tools like STATA MAXIMA, Eviews with ease ... [-]

MA in Quantitative Finance

Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Poland Warsaw

20th best program in Financial Markets worldwide according to EduUniversal Ranking 2014. [+]

The graduate program in Quantitative Finance (QF) at the Faculty of Economic Sciences at the University of Warsaw is a four-semester program on a full-time basis that provides students with outstanding knowledge of modern quantitative finance. It has been recognized by EduUniversal Top 100 in Financial Market ranking as the 20th.

You will use rigorous analytic tools, advanced derivatives valuation models, and portfolio management strategies in real dynamic conditions You will learn modern risk management techniques and quantitative investment tools You will acquire codding skills (C++, R, CRAN) that will enable you to implement financial models in practice You will know how to design and optimize automated trading strategies You will probably earn an equivalent of entire tuition within three months of work You will learn in international environment: 50% of students in the program are foreigners You will fluently use two main languages in the world in finance: mathematics and English ... [-]

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University of Warsaw, School of Economic Sciences