Cracow University of Economics

Cracow University of Economy founded in 1925 is the largest school of economics in Poland, and the third biggest university in Krakow, which is the main Polish academic center. The number of students currently enrolled at the University exceeds 23 000.

In addition to the main campus in Krakow, the University also has Remote Teaching Centers in different cities of the region.

Student life and services. A number of organizations and student associations are active at the University. These include to name a few the Student Government, the Independent Students Association, AIESEC (International Association of Economics and Commerce Students), ESN (Erasmus Student Network), SIFE (Students in Free Enterprise), the University Club of the Academic Sport Association, Dominanta Choir and many more. Cracow University of Economics gives priority to sports at its campus. Students have access to a large sports gym, swimming-pool, tennis courts and a sports field. The Academic Sports Union (AZS) offers a number of sports sections including popular team games - football, volleyball or basketball, or more "exotic" ones - shooting, riding or Capoeira.

Figures & Facts

  • Poland's largest university of economics, operating since 1925
  • four Faculties
  • about 21 000 students
  • various study programs in English
  • about 200 partners all over the world
  • member of presigious international organizations 
  • located in Kraków - leading academic center
  • and very popular tourist destination

International cooperation. The University has a number of international contacts. Presently, it has about 200 partners across the world and cooperates with universities and various organizations from Europe, both Americas and Asia. It offers exchange programs through Erasmus, CEEPUS, EMBS, Direct Entry, Ministerial and Governmental scholarships or bilateral agreements. It offers full study programs in English on both bachelor and master levels. CUE is a member of many networks and associations such as EUA (European University Association), NIBES (Network of International Business and Economic Schools), EMBS (European Master of Business Studies), UNECC (University Network of the European Capitals of Culture), Alexander von Humboldt Association.

Research and teaching infrastructure. The University’s research and teaching infrastructure includes: IT Center with Computer labs and Internet access, e-learning and Virtual Science Center, Main Library, University Publishing House and Printing Center.

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Cracow University of Economics
ul. Rakowicka 27, Kraków,

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