Economic studies at the University of Warsaw at the first place in the „Rzeczpospolita” ranking

2 January 2020

The results of the ranking of economic colleges conducted by Rzeczpospolita daily newspaper with the participation of The Ministry of Sciences and Higher Education were announced on 18th December 2019.

Economic studies offered by The University of Warsaw won in the rank of economic studies conducted by non-economic colleges. Vice leader of the ranking was Gdańsk University of Technology and University of Lodz was ranked third place.

University of Warsaw became a leader in scientific potential which is measured by combining:

  • the amount of grants given from the National Science Centre and the Ministry of Science and Higher Education
  • the amount of degrees in the economic field
  • the amount of scientific articles
  • and financial support for conducting research. 


Economic studies at The University of Warsaw were also ranked highly in the other three categories: alumni career, the quality of teaching and internationalisation.

In the highest marked category of the ranking – alumni career – 40 % in the final ranking results, University of Warsaw was ranked 1st place among 23 colleges. Average wages of the University of Warsaw’s alumni during the first year after graduation are the highest among other colleges alumni and in relation to the average wage in the county of residence.

In the section “Internationalisation” the ranking’s authors underlined high internationalisation at The Faculty of Economic Sciences which was measured by comparing the amount of international students to the amount of all students of The Faculty.

In 2019 the methodology of the ranking was changed. In 2017 and 2018, when the economic faculties were taken under consideration, the Faculty of Economic Sciences was leading in the ranking of the best economic faculties. In 2019 the ranking included economic and non-economic colleges offering the best economic-field studies. The changes were caused by modifications in the Constitution for Science. From 2019 economic studies at The University of Warsaw are represented by The Faculty of Economic Sciences and The Faculty of Management.

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