Warsaw School of Economics (SGH)

The Warsaw School of Economics is the oldest university of economics and management in Poland. As it seeks to impart a European dimension to its academic activity, SGH combines an over century-long tradition with engagement in the contemporary world and the pursuit of future challenges. In its educational endeavours, the School seeks to provide students with the latest knowledge, solid working skills and a sense of responsibility to society.



Warsaw School of Economics was founded in 1906 by August Zieliski as Poland’s first university of economics.


  • Bachelor Studies
  • Master Studies
  • Doctoral Studies
  • Post-Graduate Studies
  • MBA Studies
  • Academy of Young Economist
  • Children’s University of Economics
  • Preparatory Courses in Economics
  • Language courses
  • Professional trainings
  • E-learning
  • University of Third Age


Along with education research is the most important objective of the SGH. Research topics are selected to support the teaching process and enhance educational standards of the academic staff.

Research activities are conducted in institutes and departments within Collegia and cover a wide range of current issues of a significant impact on theory and practice.

Warsaw School of Economics (SGH) conducts research in various areas of economics, finance, management and business administration as well as in public policy and political science. Our researchers lead the rankings of internationally recognized academics from Poland.


There are psychologists whose task is to advice students and alumni on selecting the right direction of development, further education and profession. They carry out various forms of counselling: we help to plan career paths, define plans and goals, support in learning your strong points, personal skills as well as indicate the areas requiring improvement and development.

Master's Programmes

Computer Science & IT (1)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (1)
Social Sciences (1)


Housing services

Dorms: We provide accommodation for full time international students for programmes conducted in English in dormitory which is situated near SGH premises (within 10 minutes by walking). However, there is limited number of places at the dormitory. We offer only double or triple rooms. The cost depends from the number of people in the room and it ranges from 500 till 365 PLN per month.

Accommodation outside of SGH: For these students who are not given a place in the dormitory or do not decide to stay in dormitory and would like to rent apartment or room in the city there is company Accommodation for Students to assist you.

Library services

SGH Library – the biggest library resources in the field of economics in Poland. It contains over one milion volumes including over 215 thousand magazines. The SGH Library provides access to about one thousand Polish and foreign magazines, while additional 30 thousand are available in computer databases. The main library resources are the biggest collection of this kind in Poland.

ICT services

  • Mailbox in the SGH cloud (FAQ)
  • SGH account
  • Microsoft Office (for free)

Student Life

Campus life

Few people know that the large campus of the Warsaw School ofEconomics, located between Batorego and Rakowiecka Streetsand the Niepodleglo´sci Avenue, is a historical facility – an exam-ple of the original Polish architectural concept of the interwarperiod.The building complex at Niepodleglo´sci Av. was constructed forthe purposes of the school, and, as a result of constant improve-ments, it has always been a perfect centre of academic life. Thereis no doubt that the shape of the library, the building A and themain edifice with the so called “parachute lecture theatre” havea positive influence on the character of studies and work at SGH.


Warsaw School of Economics (SGH) was granted national and international accreditations, such as:

  • PKA
  • ACCA