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.