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University of Economics in Katowice

University of Economics in Katowice

University of Economics in Katowice


University of Economics in Katowice was founded in 1937 and is the biggest and oldest business school in the region of Silesia, one of the top universities in Poland. Our students and graduates mature in a thriving metropolis and engage in the development of the region in the course of their professional lives: managing companies, organizing socioeconomic life, and taking part in a wide range of business activities. Due to the balance between academic strength and soft skills in our courses as well as professional career services the employability of our graduates is very high.

Why the University of Economics in Katowice?

Are you going to take your matura exam this year and wondering “what’s next”? Perhaps have you decided after a few semesters that you want to change your life path. Or maybe you already have your professional title, but you want something more? Whatever the reason is, you have come to the right place. The University of Economics in Katowice is a perfect place to take the first or next step towards a satisfying job, new passion, and long-term friendships.

Both humanists and exact minds will find themselves at the university. Theorists will be able to explore the secrets of the science they have selected, and specialists and managers will acquire practical skills.

Our advantages

  • a prestigious diploma from a reputable public university;
  • classes with recognized experts – outstanding scientists and practitioners;
  • education methods based on projects;
  • an opportunity to pursue passions (student research groups, student associations, sports);
  • scholarships and tutoring as part of the University of Talents program;
  • scholarships for studies and internships abroad, e.g. Erasmus, at over 500 partner universities or companies around the world;
  • convenient types of fees and discounts for part-time studies;
  • extensive infrastructure (state-of-art libraries, multimedia rooms, swimming pool, gym);
  • relaxation areas, free parking, and Wi-Fi;
  • dean’s offices open at weekends for part-time students;
  • language courses;
  • lifelong learning as part of economic education programs for children and youth and the University of Economics of the Third Age;
  • guaranteed places for winners of national high-school contests;
  • special tutoring program for the best students;
  • rector’s scholarship for students with exceptional grades;
  • 2 foreign languages at the Foreign Language Centre;
  • University can be contacted via Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook, etc.;

State-of-art educational offer – business and practice

  • the oldest and largest economic university in Silesia;
  • top-quality teaching programs combine over 80 years of tradition and innovation;
  • modern offer and practicing lecturers thanks to close cooperation with business;
  • unique study programs and specializations in Polish and English;
  • small groups, the great comfort of studying, and close contact with lecturers;
  • modern infrastructure – nearly 200 teaching rooms equipped with high-class multimedia equipment;
  • access to the Centre of Modern Information Technology and resources of the Scientific Information Centre and the Academic Library – one of the most state-of-art hybrid libraries in the country;
  • extensive employers’ database – approx. 1500 job offers and approx. 700 internships, traineeships, and contracts for specific work or of mandate annually; approx. 300 pending job offers at any time;

Values of the UE Katowice diploma on the labor market

  • highest employability rate of graduates among the biggest Silesian universities (85%);
  • our graduates are one of the best-paid employees among graduates of Silesian universities (2nd place);
  • second best in the annual ranking of Rzeczpospolita [“Kuźnia prezesów”] – we are educating presidents of the greatest Polish companies;
  • graduates of UE Katowice (undergraduate and graduate studies) are on average employed the soonest after graduation (2.05 months after) both among graduates of Silesian public universities and 5 economic universities in the country;
  • 60% of graduates of master studies find their first job and get an employment contract right after graduation;

Visa Requirements

Visa & residence

As a foreigner, check the formal requirements for staying in Poland.

EU/EEA citizens

Non-EU/EEA citizens


  • Katowice

    1 Maja,50, 40-287, Katowice