Warsaw School of Economics is an innovative economic university that develops intellectual potential and creates leaders in response to the challenges of the future. It is an influential centre for academic research, new ideas and initiatives undertaken by the academic community and alumni, as well as by business representatives, NGOs and public administration. As an autonomous and socially responsible university, SGH promotes ethical citizenship through its teaching, research and social engagement activities.
SGH Warsaw School of Economics was founded in 1906 by August Zieliński as Poland’s first university of economics. About 13,700 students are enrolled at our School in bachelor and master degree programmes, over 700 are studying at the doctoral level and over 4,900 are completing other postgraduate courses.
SGH employs over 790 teaching and research staff. In the opinion of journalists of the Polish edition of Newsweek, among all Polish universities it is SGH that gives its graduates the greatest chance of finding a good job. According to independent surveys alumni of the SGH Warsaw School of Economics have the highest salaries among graduates of Polish universities.