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 per cent 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.

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  • 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 combine solid foundation of academic education with high quality of specialized knowledge, without which one cannot smoothly function in 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 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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MA in Economics (International Economics)

Campus Full time October 2017 Poland Warsaw

This is a two-year, full-time, second-cycle programme in the field of Economics which concentrates on International Economics with double-degree opprotunities. 2nd best program in the region (according to EduUniversal). [+]

This is a two-year, full-time, second-cycle 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. You will learn in international environment: 50% of students at 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 morern world of finance: mathematics and English You will acquire knowledge about the rules of negitiations 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 engeneering in international corporations You will use advanced econometric tools like STATA MAXIMA, Eviews with ease Career perspectives: International Trade Negotiations, Foreign Investment, Technology Transfer, Global Financial Markets, International Corporations, Currency Market Analysis, Labour Market Analysis, Migrations Analysis. Double-degree opportunities with University of Vienna (Austria), Economics School of Louvain (Belgium), University of Trier (Germany), Central European University in Budapest (HUngary), University of Lisbon (Portugal). Prerequisites The minimum requirement for entry into the International Economics program is generally a completed Bachelor's degree. During the admission procedure specific lectures taught on undergraduate (Bachelor) level are taken under consideration. To be eligible for International Economics programme, applicants are required to have passed at least some of the following courses called or their equivalents: Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, International Trade Theory, Mathematical Analysis (Mathematical Calculus), Probability Calculus, Mathematical Statistics, Econometrics. These courses indicate the academic background that is assumed while students enter the programme (there are also a statement of purpose and letters of recommendation required). Studying these subjects is highly desirable but is not the only requirement of admission. Tuition Tuition fees charged in AY 2015/2016 Tuition fee charged from non-EU/EFTA candidates: 2100 Euro a year + 200 Euro of additional one-time payment Tuition fee charged from PL/EU/EFTA candidates: 6600 PLN a year Maximum 30% of candidates may receive 70% tuition waivers for the first year of the programme for high performance in the admission procedure. The tuition fee may be paid even in 10 instalments. [-]

MA in Quantitative Finance

Campus Full time October 2017 Poland Warsaw

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

The graduate programme in Quantitative Finance (QF) at the Faculty of Economic Sciences at the University of Warsaw is a four-semester programme 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 at the program are foreigners You will fluently use two main languages in the world in finance: mathematics and English Career perspectives: Risk Management, Investment Analysis, Derivatives Pricing, Proprietary Trading, Portfolio Management, Financial Consultancy, Academic and Industrial Research, Financial Products Development. The distinctive feature of this programme is that it combines the overall fundamentals of economic theory with specialised knowledge in finance. The basic aim of this specialisation 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. The theory may be practiced in OSTC Trading Lab managed by the QF coordinatior. Prerequisites The minimum requirement for entry into the Quantitative Finance program is generally a completed Bachelor's degree. However during the admission procedure specific lectures taught on undergraduate (Bachelor) level are taken under consideration. To be eligible for Quantitative Finance programme, applicants are required to have passed at least some of the following courses called or their equivalents: Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, International Trade Theory, Mathematical Analysis (Mathematical Calculus), Probability Calculus, Mathematical Statistics, Econometrics. These courses indicate the academic background that is assumed while students enter the programme (there are also: a statement of purpose and two letters of recommendation required). Studying these subjects is highly desirable but is not the only requirement of admission. Tuition Tuition fee charged from non-EU/EFTA candidates: 2100 Euro a year + 200 Euro of additional one-time payment Tuition fee charged from PL/EU/EFTA candidates: 6600 PLN a year Maximum 30% of candidates may receive 70% tuition waivers for the first year of the programme. The tuition fee may be paid even in 10 instalments. [-]

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