Cracow University of Economics has ranked among Poland's best schools of economics for a number of years, and its popularity is confirmed by an increasing number of candidates who wish to be accepted students. The University's mission is to provide sound and universal education, combining professional knowledge with methodological and theoretical expertise.

Top reasons to study here

  • CUE ranks among Poland’s leading universities, being a significant educational and research centre.
  • Cracow University of Economics maintains close contacts and cooperation with over 200 foreign universities.
  • The University is actively engaged in international student exchange programmes (Erasmus, CEEPUS, FSS, STEP, Double Diploma and bilateral agreements).

PhD Programmes

Business & Management (2)



Cracow University of Economics (CUE) was established in 1925 as the Higher Trade School. During these 89 years of tradition and experience, the name and the profile of the university changed frequently but one thing remained unchanged - the quality of education, which has always been confirmed by national rankings and indexes.


It consists of four faculties:

  • Economics and International Relations
  • Finance
  • Commodity Science
  • Management

Apart from study programmes in Polish, CUE also offers study programmes in English, such as short-term study opportunities and degree programmes leading to Bachelor’s, Master’s or the PhD degree:

  • Applied Informatics (BSc)
  • Corporate Finance and Accounting (BSc, MSc)
  • International Business (BSc, MSc)
  • International Finance and Accounting (MSc)
  • Product Manager (BSc)
  • Studies in Economics, Finance and Management (PhD).


We apply for EU grants and develop international educational and research cooperation programmes.


The Career Centre’s mission is to help students identify their own potential on the labour market and offer assistance in career development planning, ensuring a successful entry into the labour market.


Housing services

The Office cooperates with University executives and the academic community in disseminating the idea of social integration through providing easier access for persons with disabilities to University facilities.

Medical services

Those students who have reached the age of 26 without any health insurance (work, farm and other) apply to the Student Affairs Department of AE Students:

  • Written application for health insurance application
  • statement of non-title to insurance
  • Fill in the print ZZA

Other formalities and fees are paid by the University.

Student Life

Campus life

The University of Economics campus is located near the intersection at the intersection of Lubomirski and Rakowicka Streets

Sports facilities

Cracow University of Economics gives priority to sports at its campus. Students have access to a large sports gym, swimming-pool, tennis courts and a sports field.

Student clubs

At the University there are more than 50 student organizations and scientific circles, including the most active representatives of national and international organizations, including the Independent Association of UEK Students , the Local Committee of AIESEC Kraków and the Erasmus Student Network UEK .