Kozminski University, founded in 1993, is a private institution of higher education with full academic rights. The university has obtained Polish and international accreditations, as well as excellent results in global and national educational rankings which shows the high quality of its programs and services. Due to these qualities KU diplomas themselves have become coveted. The university’s offer includes various Bachelor, Master’s, MBA’s as well as Ph.D. programs. All of these are also offered in English. Since 2009 Kozminski University is classified in the prestigious educational rankings provided by the ‘Financial Times’ – Business School Rankings, which include the best universities from around the world. Moreover, for the past 15 consecutive years it holds first place throughout private universities in educational rankings published by ‘Perspektywy’ and ‘Rzeczpospolita’ and ‘WPROST’. Kozminski University also received a special distinction from the National Accreditation Committee in regards to management, administration and law programs. Kozminski University holds three international accreditations: EQUIS, AMBA and AACSB. Only 67 business schools from around the world hold all three accreditations. The AACSB accreditation is awarded to such prestigious universities such as Yale and Harvard.
KU holds the rights to award doctoral degrees in the following disciplines: management, economics, finance, sociology and law. As the only private higher education institution in Poland, it has the power to authorize a higher Ph.D. degree (habilitation degree) in the discipline of management and economics. Also under the so-called parametric evaluation of research units within the field of economics Kozminski University boasts the highest first category ranking. The educational offer includes: management (in Polish and English), management in virtual environments (in Polish and English), finance and accounting (in Polish and English), economics – international markets, law, administration, as well as social sciences in management: business and media sociology and psychology in management. Starting in the academic year 2010/2011 the university has created an elite law program called ‘LAW+’.