Poland, Warsaw

Warsaw School of Economics

Bachelor, MBA

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The Warsaw School of Economics (SGH) is the oldest business school of university standing in Poland.

It is ranked first amongst Polish business schools in the Perspektywy ranking. The SGH offers courses leading to Bachelor’s or Master’s degrees to both full-time and extramural students. It also offers programs for doctoral and postgraduate degrees. Its Finance and Accounting program was ranked among the Top 40 European Masters in Management by the Financial Times, 2008.

The Country

Poland officially theRepublic of Polandis a country in Central Europe, bordered by Germany to the west; the Czech Republic and Slovakia to south;Ukraine, Belarus to the east; and the Baltic Sea and Kaliningrad Oblast (a Russian exclave) and Lithuania to the north. The total area of Poland is 312,679 square kilometres (120,726 sqmi),making it the 69th largest country in the world and the 9th largest in Europe. With a population of over 38.5million people, Poland is the 34th most populous country in the world, the sixth most populous member of the European Union, and the most populous post-communist member of the European Union. Poland is a unitary state divided into 16 administrative subdivisions.

The City

Public spaces attract heavy investment, so that the city has gained entirely new squares, parks and monuments. Warsaw’s current urban landscape is one of modern and contemporary architecture.

Student Life

The Student Union, elective body representing all SGH students in the School’s Senate and participating in setting all study regulations, provides students with housing and financial aid as well as organizes a wide range of cultural events.Along with over 20 local associations and 100 science clubs, all the most important international organizations are present at SGH. AEGEE, AIESEC or ESN give students a possibility to experience real teamwork, participate in project realization and events management. The Library of Warsaw School of Economics is the largest economics library in Poland.

Estimated Expenses

Warsaw, known in Polish as Warszawa is the capital and largest city of Poland. It is located on the Vistula River, roughly 260 kilometres from the Baltic Sea and 300 kilometres from the Carpathian Mountains. Its population is estimated at 1.711 million residents within a greater metropolitan area of 2.666 million residents, making Warsaw the 9th most populous city proper in the European Union. Warsaw’s mixture of architectural styles reflects the turbulent history of the city and country. During WWII, Warsaw was razed to the ground by bombing raids and planned destruction.

Rough Expense Comparison

Semester at ZSEM

Semester at Warsaw School of Economics

Health Insurance

Airfare

185 EUR

Housing/Utilities

287 EUR

123EUR

Internet/cable

28 EUR

12 EUR

Food

177 EUR

128 EUR

Books

Included

Included

Transportation

16 EUR

24 EUR

Visa

*per month

Travel opportunities

Several commemorative events take place every year. Gatherings of thousands of people on the banks of the Vistula on Midsummer’s Night for a festival called Wianki (Polish for Wreaths) have become a tradition and a yearly event in the programme of cultural events in Warsaw. Warsaw Multimedia Fountain Park is located in an enchanting place, near the Old Town and the Vistula. The ‘Water – Light – Sound’ multimedia shows take place each Friday and Saturday from May till September at 9.30 pm (May and October – 9 pm). From among Warsaw’s 60 museums, the most prestigious

ones are National Museum with a collection of works whose origin ranges in time from antiquity till the present epoch as well as one of the best collections of paintings in the country including some paintings from Adolf Hitler’s private collection, and Museum of the Polish Army whose set portrays the history of arms.