Established (year): 1999
Type: Private University
Main specialization(s): International Business | International Tourism and Hospitality Management | Computer Engineering and Mechatronics
Rector: Professor dr inż. Wiesław Olszewski
PROFILE – SHORT DESCRIPTION
University of Economy is a non-state institution of higher education. Its foundation was preceded by a ten-year experience gained from providing post-secondary education aimed at qualifying staff for free market economy, in particular for tourism sector as well as for the use of modern IT technologies in company management. The education profile was embedded in the University’s name – Pomeranian University of Tourism and Hotel Management. It is still reflected in the character of the University and its current name – The University of Economy.
University of Economy, currently the largest non-state institution of higher education in northern Poland, was established on the basis of the Ministry of National Education decision dated 17 March 1999 and has the same rights as state higher education institutions.
In 2014, University of Economy celebrated its 25th anniversary.Currently, the University provides education to approximately 8 thousand students from all over the country in 20 fields of study and over 50 specialties.