Please be informed this study programme is offered in Polish—to undertake this programme knowledge of Polish language at least at sufficient level is required and will be verified upon application. If you do not speak Polish you can enrol in one of Polish language courses offered by Jagiellonian University School of Polish Language and Culture. Full list of programmes in foreign languages you may find here: Programmes in foreign languages.
study mode: full-time programme, part-time programme
language of instruction: Polish
profile: general academic
duration: 3 years (6 semesters)
title: Licencjat (equivalent of Bachelor's degree)
main discipline: Economics and Finance
There is a high demand for economics and finance specialists in the modern labour market. There is a wide range of jobs in banking, corporate finance, various aspects of the functioning of financial markets, and public finance. Candidates are expected to have an excellent knowledge of the theoretical conditions of the functioning of the modern financial need and a practical understanding of various aspects of the functioning of this market. Employees (graduates) entering the labour market must know the current situation and processes at a given time. Finance, Banking, Insurance meet these needs.
The most crucial education modules are enterprise finance, finance at the national economy level and international finance. Among the specialist issues, the course offers content in banking, public finance, insurance market, the functioning of the capital market and international finance. A separate group are mathematical modules, providing knowledge and a broad spectrum of tools for conducting analyses and research based on social sciences in economics and finance. These include mathematics, statistics, descriptive statistics, mathematical statistics, probability calculus and econometrics.
Information regarding Faculty
The Faculty of Management and Social Communication has the category A granted by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education and outstanding rating awarded by the Polish Accreditation Committee (PKA). The variety of study programmes conducted by the Faculty makes this unit one of the best interdisciplinary faculties of the Jagiellonian University.
The premises of the Faculty of Management and Social Communication are located on the territory of the Campus of the 600th Anniversary of the JU Revival. The Faculty is located in a modern building that consists of well equipped lecture halls, classes and computer rooms. Study programmes at the Faculty of Management and Social Communication are known for: exceptional research and didactic staff; unique fields of studies and original study programmes not available at other Polish universities; possibility to get a double degree thank to agreements with European universities; collaboration with the business sector; comfortable conditions for studying surrounded by the beautiful and green campus, UJOT TV television and UJOT.FM radio; various research societies which reflect the versatility of research conducted at the faculty and its didactic offer. The study programme is offered by the Institute of Economics, Finance and Management, which is a part of the Faculty of Management and Social Communication. Students have access to the modern library of the faculty the book collection is of which is constantly supplied with the newest books (in Polish and English).
Rankings, distinctions, accreditations
- Outstanding rating for the Faculty of Management and Social Communication awarded by the Polish Accreditation Committee (PKA)
- Category A granted to the Faculty by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education
Programme curriculum consists of information regarding classes in which you will take part while studying at this field of study. The programme provides data on classes in particular semesters, which of them are compulsory or optional, which of them end with an exam, and which do not. Each class has its own syllabus – a description of contents of the class.
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Time spent at the university is not all about education and class participation; it is also an excellent opportunity to develop hobbies and interests. Many research societies and student organizations operate at the Jagiellonian University, including faculty- and university-wide ones. These societies allow students to spend their free time actively, gain knowledge, develop their talents, participate in engaging, unconventional projects, go on research and team-building trips, participate in conferences, and meet fellow students outside the lecture halls. There are many student research groups at the Faculty of Management and Social Communication, f. e. Student Research Group 'STRATEG'.
Students interested in the international dimension of studying can participate in a wide variety of exchange programmes, such as Erasmus+, Utrecht Network, bilateral exchange programmes, European university Una Europa, or the domestic mobility programme called MOST.
More than just studies
- Student online television UJOT TV
- Radio UJOT FM. Student, uncensored
- Student associations at the Faculty of Management and Social Communication
- Student Government of the Faculty of Management and Social Communication
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All about admission
- Admission for programmes in English
- Admission for foreigners
- Admission for programmes in Polish
- Online Application System
- International Students Office
Centre of Academic Support
Admission to studies
Admission at the Jagiellonian University is conducted electronically in the Online Application System (IRK): irk.uj.edu.pl. Admissions Office is responsible for the admission process at the Jagiellonian University. In case of questions regarding admission, contact the Office directly or visit websites: welcome.uj.edu.pl and irk.uj.edu.pl.
Information regarding admission to this study programme, including qualification rules, admission and tuition fee, schedule, required documents and information on final result calculation, are available on the Online Application System (IRK): irk.uj.edu.pl
Transfer from other university or study programme
Transfer from other university or other study programme is possible, with the consent of the dean: after finishing a first year of studies and fulfilling additional conditions described by the Faculty Council. In case of questions regarding a transfer, contact the unit in charge of study programme directly.
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There is a very high demand for specialists in economics in finance in the modern labour market. There is a wide range of jobs in banking, corporate finance, various aspects of the functioning of financial markets, and public finance. Finance, Banking, Insurance gives an excellent specialised preparation to work in the financial market (among others in banking and financial corporations) and in other economic entities that use knowledge in finance. Graduates are prepared to work in positions related to finance, both in public administration, in private entities, as well as to conduct their own business; they can organise teamwork and make essential and intermediate decisions as part of teamwork, and effectively communicate, negotiate and convince, with fluent English.
Further education possibilities
- Second-cycle programmes
- Post diploma programmes
University in close-up
- Nature Education Centre
- Confucius Institute
- Jagiellonian Library
- Museum of the Department of Anatomy
Centre for Communications and Marketing
Offer for school
The following events are conducted in Polish – to find out about the offer for English-speaking audience, please get in touch with the organizer directly. Additionally, due to the current pandemic, some faculty and university events may be canceled or conducted in a form other than that described below.
We invite all schools to a series of meetings, "University Closer to you – trips to the Jagiellonian University." The purpose of the sessions as part of the tours is to familiarize students with our university's history through a broad educational offer (lectures, workshops, laboratory classes, etc.). The current program of the event is available on the organizer's website - Centre for Communications and Marketing.
The Jagiellonian Library allows you to visit the old and new parts of the building. The tour program includes presentations of information about the history of the Library and the building itself and a tour of the Warehouse Department. The offer of Collegium Maius consists of the "Traces of science" and "Traces of history and art" lessons as well as interactive online classes. We also invite you to familiarize yourself with the educational offer of: the Botanic Garden, the Nature Education Center, the Confucius Institute, and the Museum of the Department of Anatomy UJ CM.
The study programme is conducted at the Institute of Economics, Finance and Management, a unit of the Faculty of Management and Social Communication. The Institute is located on the Campus of the 600th Anniversary of the Restoration of the Jagiellonian University, shortly called the Third Campus, in the Kraków district of Ruczaj. In case of questions regarding studies, please contact:
ul. Łojasiewicza 4
30-348 Kraków, Poland
Phone: (+48) 12 664 56 80
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- Business and Finance Management (Faculty of Management and Social Communication)
- Economics (Faculty of Management and Social Communication) – programme in Polish
- Finance and Controlling (Faculty of Management and Social Communication) – programme in Polish
- Accounting and Finance Management (Faculty of Management and Social Communication) – programme in Polish