WSB University, Poland
WSB University located between two major urban centers in the south of Poland such as Katowice and Krakow, is one of the most renown business and information technology universities in Poland. WSB University excels in the ranking of the best universities for several years. In the educational ranking “Perspektywy Rzeczpospolita” WSB University took the first place in Silesian voivoidship and ninth place in Poland.
WSB University is one of the most frequently chosen Polish universities by students from abroad. International students include students from Ukraine, Belarus Azerbaijan, Georgia, Turkey, France, Spain, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Portugal, Italy and more. The number of international citizens increases from year to year.
WSB University, founded in 1995, has several years of experience in educating students, conducting research and co-operating with the state economy. Since the beginning of its activity, 20 000 graduates gained practical and theoretical knowledge allowing them to enter the European labour market. WSB University offers bachelor, master, bachelor in engineering, doctorate and postgraduate programmes. One can choose from 14 fields of study and over 100 specialties. The University of Dąbrowa Górnicza is committed to provide highquality education opportunities to its students and staff which include an international dimension. Our objective is to work on the international level, in close liaison with the European and international education, research and business environment. European dimension has already been incorporated into the curriculum of a number of successful programmes taught at the University.
Joint study programmes held with HEIs from various countries in Europe, Asia and America provide our students with the opportunity to undertake period of study abroad and to be awarded double diploma. The quality of education at WSB University is acknowledged by the high positions in the rankings of Polish higher education institutions and the State Accreditation Committee.
WSB University has wide experience in delivery of scientific and research projects. As the second non public higher education institution in Poland, WSB University holds the top ‘A category’ in the field of scientific and R&D activity awarded by the Committee for Evaluation of Scientific Institutions. WSB University works with business sector, including a number of the biggest Polish employers whose management staff participate in the process of creating study programs as well as take part in conducting classes. Every year WSB University takes part in numerous international programmes such as Erasmus+, Norway Grants, DAAD, Visegrad Fund, Polish- Lithuanian Youth Exchange Fund etc. Participation in the EU and other international and research projects has grown into multilateral joint agreements with universities in many European countries and Asia. University of Business has about 250 bilateral cooperation agreements with foreign universities, both from European and non-European countries.
WSB University is continuously developing further opportunities to internationalise the curricula by further applications for mobility and educational programmes and the development of more double/joint degrees in Rother fields of study. Students have the opportunity to complete part of their studies or internships in one of the cooperating organizations all over the world. Students of WSB University have the unique opportunity to apply for a joint degree in 1st and 2nd cycle studies. WSB University holds partnerships on joint study programmes with HEIs from various countries in Europe, Asia and America. The students of WSB University can earn a double diploma by doing part of their studies in one of the partner universities abroad. The intensive education at WSB University is assured by: knowledge, experience and skills of highly qualified scientific and academic staff.
WSB University is a member of the following organizations:
Moreover, the University runs active actions in seven Clusters: Silesian Cluster of Urban Transport, Silesian Cluster of Revitalization and Environmental Technologies, Business Cluster Process Outsourcing.
WSB University is:
the region leader in educating the companies’ managerial staff in the fields of Bachelor’s, Master’s and postgraduate studies. The University implements the Polish educational market unique specializations in management and postgraduate studies.
The University implementing modern standards in the scope of quality of education, what is confirmed by the following distinguished assessments awarded by: Polish Accreditation Commission, the environmental accreditation of the Management major, awarded by the Foundation of Promotion and Accreditation of Economic majors. The University has obtained the pro-quality award from the Ministry of Science and Higher Education in the amount of 1 million złotych. The award is granted for the best educational programs and for implementing the innovative systems of the education quality. The University Internal System of Education Quality, which includes procedures for all areas of the University activities, has obtained the numerous distinguished assessments from the most important national Accreditation Commission, which accredits the quality of education in Polish higher education institutions.
The University possessing huge experience in building effective relations with the social economic environment. It is confirmed by the University’s participation in numerous organizations, associations and influential Polish and regional bodies. Moreover, the Council of Experts works actively at the University. The Council brings together the representatives of the most important employers of the region and state. This cooperation is based on involving employers in the process of creating teaching programs, education, evaluation and improvement. Due to the cooperation, the educational offer meets real needs of the labor market.