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Field: Financial Management and Accounting
Undergraduate Studies, full-time

General Academic Profile
Field: Social Sciences
Disciplines: Management and Quality Sciences, Economics and Finance, Legal Sciences
Leading Discipline: Management and Quality Sciences

Program Objectives:

The first-degree studies in Financial Management and Accounting aim to educate graduates who are familiar with the research methodology and terminology in the field of Management and Quality Sciences, as well as in complementary disciplines such as Economics and Finance, and Legal Sciences, with a specific focus on financial management and accounting. The program aims to provide knowledge of the fundamental principles of creating and developing various forms of entrepreneurship and prepare graduates to act in an entrepreneurial manner. The studies aim to develop graduates with the skills and competencies to recognize, diagnose, and solve problems related to financial decisions in organizations and the management of institutions. Additionally, the program intends to enable graduates to assess the impact of the technological, social, political, legal, economic, and ecological environment on financial decisions, the functioning of organizations, and the overall economy. The program aims to educate graduates with the ability to independently and collaboratively prepare documents related to financial management in organizations, accounting, management of financial institutions, and strategies of financial institutions. The studies prepare graduates for self-directed learning, knowledge updating, and adherence to professional ethical standards.

Profile of the Graduate

In terms of knowledge:

  • possesses knowledge of theories and practices related to financial management and accounting and their place in the system of social sciences, their subject matter, and methodological connections with scientific disciplines. Views financial management and accounting as an interdisciplinary science.
  • knows and understands the terminology and research methodology in financial management and accounting and in complementary disciplines (management, economics, legal sciences).
  • has knowledge of the principles, procedures, and practices related to the financial activities of various types of organizations.
  • familiar with theories and practices used to recognize, diagnose, and solve problems related to financial management in organizations, accounting, management of financial institutions, and strategies of financial institutions.
  • knowledgeable about the functioning of organizations, their various types, goals, structures, operations (functions, activities), cultures, and relationships with the environment.
  • understands legal regulations, economic theories and models related to the functioning of organizations and the entire economy.
  • familiar with techniques for analyzing the impact of the external environment on financial decisions in organizations, the functioning of organizations, and the entire economy.
  • knows methods and tools, including techniques for acquiring, analyzing, and protecting data (information), needed for making financial decisions in organizations.
  • understands basic concepts and principles in the field of industrial property protection and copyright, as well as the need to manage intellectual property resources.
  • has knowledge of basic principles of creating and developing various forms of entrepreneurship.

In terms of skills:

  • can correctly interpret social, political, legal, economic, technological phenomena and their impact on financial decisions, the functioning of organizations, and the entire economy.
  • analyzes proposed solutions to specific financial problems related to the functioning of enterprises and proposes appropriate resolutions in this area.
  • can independently analyze real decision-making situations and make the right choices.
  • can assess the market, financial, and social effects of the decisions and undertakings and present their substantive justification.
  • can independently and collaboratively prepare analyses, diagnoses, and reports on finances, accounting, the functioning of organizations, the sector, and the entire economy.
  • can use information and communication tools in their work.
  • has the ability to prepare oral presentations and written works using basic theoretical approaches and various sources in Polish and English.
  • proficient in a foreign language at the B2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages and can use specialized terminology in management in that language.
  • has the ability to cooperate and work in larger or smaller groups, taking on various roles in teams, demonstrating leadership, communicativeness, conscientiousness, and perseverance.
  • understands the need to complement and improve acquired knowledge and skills, including during second-degree studies.
  • possesses basic research skills, such as formulating research problems, selecting research methods and tools, and presenting results in the field of management sciences.

In terms of social competencies:

  • can make critical assessments related to financial management in organizations, accounting, management of financial institutions, and strategies of financial institutions.
  • can think and act entrepreneurially.
  • demonstrates sensitivity to ethical, social issues, and cultural differences.


Study Form: Full-time (daytime)
Duration: 3 years (6 semesters)

  • Registration in the Internet Registration of Candidates and payment of the recruitment fee from June 6 to July 7, 2023.
  • Click on this link to register for studies!
  • Submission of documents after the publication of the list of qualified persons:
    – 1st term: July 21, 24-25, 2023.
    – 2nd term (in case the limit is not filled in the first term): July 26-27, 2023.
    3rd term (in case the limit of places is not filled in the first term): July 28, 31, 2023.

OPENING HOURS 09:00-14:00
Faculty of Management, University of Warsaw
ul. Szturmowa 1/3, 02-678 Warsaw, Building C, ground floor
tel. 022/ 55 34 100
e-mail: rekrutacja@wz.uw.edu.pl

  • Documents required from candidates qualified for undergraduate extramural studies will be accepted in paper form, according to the dates provided in the IRK system. Details of the organization of document acceptance will be communicated to candidates through the IRK system.

Documents required from candidates qualified for undergraduate studies, full-time:

  • Original or authenticated copy of the maturity certificate or maturity certificate and a certificate of the results of the secondary school leaving examination (for candidates who obtained a maturity certificate before 2005) or IB diploma or EB diploma or maturity certificate obtained abroad, for the purpose of making a copy and certifying its compliance with the original or authenticated copy
  • Personal questionnaire containing the candidate’s photo, printed from the personal registration account in the IRK system, and signed by the candidate.
  • Declaration of familiarization with the content of the model contract for educational services at the University of Warsaw.
  • Application for the issuance of an Electronic Student Card (ELS), printed after the candidate has uploaded their photo in electronic format to their personal registration account – in the case of candidates without ELS. NOTE: The photo must be uploaded to the IRK system in the appropriate format – requirements are published in the IRK system. The photo must then be accepted by the Admissions Committee, so please upload photos to the system as soon as possible. Photos that do not meet the conditions specified in the IRK system will be rejected, and the candidate will not be able to print the documents.
  • Proof of payment for ELS (PLN 22) – for candidates without ELS (account number). Candidates who are students of the University of Warsaw, having ELS UW, do not apply for a second ID card.
  • In the case of submitting documents on behalf of the candidate by third parties, an authorization (personal) must be presented for the person submitting the documents (authorization template).
    NOTE! The document does not authorize to sign on behalf of the candidate. Documents printed from the personal registration account in IRK must be signed personally by the candidate.

Foreigners – additionally:

  • Confirmation of the legalization of residence for foreigners staying in the territory of the Republic of Poland.
  • Document confirming the entitlement to undertake studies free of charge (more information on this subject).
  • A document recognized by the UW confirming proficiency in the Polish language – for studies conducted in Polish (more information on this subject).

For candidates with a secondary school certificate issued abroad, additionally:

  • Certification of the secondary school certificate in the form of legalization or apostille (more information on this subject).
  • Sworn translation into Polish of the secondary school certificate, legalization, or apostille (if prepared in a foreign language) or – in the case of translation abroad other than sworn – translation legalized in a Polish diplomatic mission (more information on this subject).
  • Certificate confirming possession of secondary education entitling to undertake higher education in Poland, in case the secondary school certificate is not subject to recognition by law or on the basis of international agreements, as a document entitling to undertake higher education in Poland (issued by the competent Education Superintendent) (more information on this subject).

Online recruitment 

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We cordially invite you to explore the recruitment videos on how to go through the recruitment process step by step, prepared by the UW Recruitment Office. We present four tutorials that straightforwardly and comprehensively discuss the path of enrolling in studies – from creating an account in the Internet Recruitment System for UW Candidates to submitting the required documents.

Online recruitment step by step.


In Polish to candidates from abroad (w języku polskim do kandydatów z zagranicy):


In English to candidates from abroad (w języku angielskim do kandydatów z zagranicy):

W języku ukraińskim (українською мовою):