Kozminski University, founded in 1993, is a private institution of higher education with full academic rights. The university has obtained Polish and international accreditations, as well as excellent results in global and national educational rankings, which shows the high quality of its programs and services. Due to these qualities, KU diplomas themselves have become coveted. The university’s offer includes various Bachelor's, Master’s, MBA’s as well as Ph.D. programs. All of these are also offered in English.

Since 2009, Kozminski University is classified in the prestigious educational rankings provided by the ‘Financial Times’ – Business School Rankings, which include the best universities from around the world. Moreover, for the past 17 consecutive years, it holds first place throughout private universities in educational rankings published by ‘Perspektywy’, ‘Rzeczpospolita’ and ‘WPROST’. Kozminski University also received a special distinction from the National Accreditation Committee in regards to management, administration and law programs.

Kozminski University holds three international accreditations: EQUIS, AMBA, and AACSB. Only around 70 business schools from all over the world hold all three accreditations. The AACSB accreditation is awarded to such prestigious universities such as Yale and Harvard.

KU holds the rights to award doctoral degrees in the following disciplines: management, economics, finance, sociology, and law. As the only private higher education institution in Poland, it has the power to authorize a higher Ph.D. degree (habilitation degree) in the discipline of management, law, and economics. Also under the so-called parametric evaluation of research units within the field of economics Kozminski University boasts the highest first category ranking.

The educational offer includes management (in Polish and English), management in virtual environments (in Polish and English), finance and accounting (in Polish and English), economics – international markets, law, administration, as well as social sciences in management: business and media sociology and psychology in management. Starting in the academic year 2016/2017 the university has created an elite law program called "Law and Finance".

Kozminski University cooperates in research and exchange programs with over 200 prestigious institutions worldwide. All undergraduate and graduate students can choose those prestigious universities as destinations for their international exchange. Kozminski University offers several double degree programs. The Master in International Business and Management Program delivered in cooperation with Bradford University allows students to obtain a British Master Degree in Poland. Kozminski University is the only business school in Poland accredited by all three of the most prestigious accrediting institutions in the world: EQUIS, AACSB, and AMBA.

Our Mission

We are leveraging our entrepreneurial flair, our corporate relations, our research potential, and our internationalization to make a difference in business, law, and society.

The sailing ship in an open sea in our logo is a symbol of adventure, openness to new horizons, creative teamwork and leadership and limitless possibilities.

Why Choose Kozminski University?

Prestige

  • The best business school in Central and Eastern Europe according to "Financial Times".
  • The best business/economic university in Poland according to the "Perspektywy" Education Foundation ranking.
  • The best private higher education institution in Poland according to the "Perspektywy" Education Foundation ranking.
  • Strategic alliance with the world's first business school ESCP Europe.

High quality of education

  • "Triple Crown" - 3 international accreditations: EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA.
  • The IQA CEEMAN accreditation – awarded by the Central and East European Management Development Association.
  • Distinctions from the National Accreditation Committee in regards to the Finance & Accounting, Management, Administration and Law programs.

Internationalization

  • One of the most internationalized universities in Poland according to the "Perspektywy" Education Foundation ranking.
  • Study programs in English on all levels: undergraduate, graduate, postgraduate and Ph.D.
  • Double degree programs with international partners.
  • Foreign lecturers and students from over 75 countries.
  • Student and staff exchange programs with more than 200 partners on 6 continents.

Business-oriented

  • Study programs conducted together with employers (e.g. Citibank, Accenture).
  • Internships and apprenticeships in Polish and foreign companies.
  • Meetings and conferences with business practitioners.
  • Lecturers with practical experience.
  • Kozminski Venture Lab - acceleration program for students and alumni.

Education valued by employers

  • Number 1 in "Wprost" ranking of private universities appreciated by employers.
  • Programs updated and adapted to the needs of the market.

Full academic rights

  • The rights to award Ph.D. degrees in 5 disciplines: Management, Economics, Finance, Sociology, and Law.
  • The rights to award senior Ph.D. degrees (habilitation) in 3 disciplines.
  • Numerous research projects.

Students life

  • 19 scientific clubs.
  • Educational Trips.
  • Cultural and social events.
  • Summer and winter sport camps.
  • KOZMINALIA - the Day of the University.
  • 13 sport sections.
Programs taught in:
English

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The Financial Management specialization, on our Bachelor in Finance and Accounting studies, is a three-year program conducted in English that prepares students for work in corporate finance and accounting. Their knowledge and skills are developed intensively, as are their problem-solving and decision-making abilities, as they focus on formulating, implementing, and monitoring business strategy and policy.

The purpose of the program is to produce technically competent professionals with high ethical standards and a good business sense. The curriculum of the program combines the benefits of traditional accounting with a broad range of business topics reflecting the expanding needs and responsibilities of finance professionals, allowing students to face the challenges of an ever-changing global economic environment. Graduates of the bachelor program can expect to have the widest possible range of career opportunities in all areas of business.... [-]

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The three-year Bachelor Program in Management (equivalent to a BSc or a BComm degree) is designed for students who are interested in pursuing managerial and entrepreneuri ... [+]

The three-year Bachelor Program in Management (equivalent to a BSc or a BComm degree) is designed for students who are interested in pursuing managerial and entrepreneurial careers in both domestic and international companies. Conducted in English, the program consists of six semesters. Its objective is to provide students with a solid foundation in management, finance, accounting, human resource management, and other business-related areas in a real-world setting. Guided by our accomplished faculty students acquire the comprehensive knowledge, practical skills, and analytical tools needed to establish a successful enterprise or perform effectively as a manager. The program includes a professional internship and enables students to choose a specialization in Entrepreneurship, Marketing or International Management. Each specialization offers its participants the ability to gain a deeper knowledge and to fine tune the skills within specific areas of management necessary to successfully confront the numerous challenges when pursuing an international professional career. What you gain from your studies Practical skills and analytical tools needed for the creation of a new business venture. Entrepreneurial skills and knowledge required to take advantage of available opportunities and tackle the problems of business development. Knowledge and skills needed to become an entrepreneurial leader in various organizations (profit and non-profit). Knowledge regarding the specificity of a family business and succession processes. Creative thinking and problem-solving skills. Practical knowledge of planning and conducting marketing activities in different organizations. Practical knowledge on how to develop successful strategies for achieving marketing objectives. Skills and competencies in the use of Information... [-]
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The Management and Artificial Intelligence in Digital Society Program is a specialization on the Bachelor in Management Program. The Program is a rare, but very necessary, combination of insightful management knowledge with programming skills and data analytics. The studies are aimed at educating more and more managers demanded on the labor market, who simultaneously have: business skills knowledge of new technologies and their impact on society knowledge of quantitative and qualitative research methods programming competences (programming in several languages - Python, Java) In addition, students will master the tools for multidimensional analysis of the digitalization processes and will acquire the skills necessary to identify, acquire, store and analyze data of a large volume (Big Data). Students have the opportunity to familiarize themselves with theories that give a deeper understanding of the ongoing technological revolution and the related social and business changes. During the studies a module on artificial intelligence is implemented, thanks to which students acquire skills in the field of programming and machine learning as well as their use in business. From the second semester, students will work in groups on a start-up or implementation project under the supervision of KU specialists. During their studies, students obtain a certificate which states that they completed a Python programming course, and a certificate of obtaining a basic course in machine learning. The Program offers a lot of freedom in developing the students' interests by offering elective courses aimed at deepening their interests. The studies are run only in full-time mode.... [-]
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Kozminski University
Address
Kozminski University 57/59 Jagiellońska St.
03-301 Warsaw, Masovian Voivodeship, Poland
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Phone
+48 22 519 21 00