About the Faculty of Economic Sciences
Faculty of Economic Sciences, University of Warsaw, was established in 1953. It currently comprises ten Departments, and provides for functioning of five research centres. At the Faculty nearly one hundred scientists, including seven professors, three associate professors and seven University of Warsaw professors are employed.
The cornerstone of our Faculty’s actions is unifying science and learning, therefore an equal weight is given to research and teaching activities. At the Faculty more than sixty national and international projects funded by the European Union, the National Centre for Research and Development and the Ministry of Science and Higher Education are realised. The confirmation of high quality of research conducted by Faculty staff are numerous scientific publications in highly scored foreign and Polish journals, the first position among the Polish economic institutions present in the RePEc database and incorporation of our Faculty into 25% of the best economic institutions in Europe. Faculty staff are members of editorial committees of two important series of monographs in economics: in English-language Polish Studies in Economics published by the prestigious scientific publishing house Peter Lang and in Polish-language Economic Research published in cooperation with the University of Warsaw Press. Working Papers and scientific journal Economics. Market, Economy, Society are also published at the Faculty. For 11 years our Faculty has also been the organizer and co-organizer of important annual conferences: Warsaw International Economic Meeting, Mechanisms of Euro Area Functioning, Polish Law and Economics Conferences.
It should also be emphasised that during the parametric evaluation of scientific institutions as one of the three economic entities (from among 93 research institutions in the field of economics operating in Poland), Faculty of Economic Sciences was awarded the highest category of A +.
Active research and scientific activities are accompanied by a care to ensure for students the best education within a wide range of subjects. Faculty offers studies at all levels of education as well as postgraduate studies and summer school. Three degree programmes are conducted: Economics; Finance, Investments and Accounting; IT and Econometrics. In cooperation with other faculties of the University of Warsaw (including Mathematics, Computer Science and Mechanics, Philosophy and Sociology, Law and Administration and Management) interdisciplinary economic-managerial studies and inter-specialisation studies in economics and mathematics can be pursued. In English, at WNE Quantitative Finance, highly rated programme in international education rankings (19th place in the world) can be studied. Currently, at the Faculty approximately 1 200 undergraduates, 700 graduate students and 49 students on doctoral studies are studying, which are conducted in Polish and English languages. Teaching offer also includes a number of postgraduate studies, in which close to 150 people participates. Our students have won awards in prestigious competitions and receive grants for young researchers. Studies at WNE prepare well for professional work, as evidenced by the success stories of our graduates. Confirmation of excellent quality of education is a distinguished evaluation of the State Accreditation Committee and high place of WNE in the rankings of Polish and foreign universities (prepared e.g. by the Perspective, the Rzeczpospolita daily, Eduniversal).