Faculty of Economics and Management University of Bialystok GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT UNIVERSITY OF BIALYSTOK The University of Bialystok www.uwb.edu.pl Address: ul. Marii Skłodowskiej-Curie 14; 15-097 Białystok; www.uwb.edu.pl; tel. + 48 85 745 70 00; fax + 48 85 745 70 73; The Rector’s Office: tel. + 48 85 745 70 01, e-mail: [email protected]; The International Relations Office: tel. + 48 85 745 70 21; e-mail: [email protected]; The Information and Promotion Office: tel. + 48 85 745 70 97; e-mail: [email protected] The University of Bialystok was created under the Act of Sejm of the Republic of Poland on June 19, 1997 from the Branch of Warsaw University after 29 years of its existence. The academic potential and scope of the new University’s activities have contributed to its present position as one of the biggest and most important academic centers in the Northern Eastern Poland. Though now an independent academic centre, The University of Bialystok still maintains scientific and personal connections with Warsaw University. The region of Podlasie with its essential religious and ethnic diversity creates numerous opportunities for scientific research, as well as cultural projects. Hence, as an academic centre The University of Bialystok has a unique opportunity to foster tolerance, encourage openness and advance cooperation between ethnic and religious minorities of the region. For years The University of Bialystok has specialized in researches concerning various problems of the Eastern borderland. The areas of study available at the University are well suited to specific regional needs, possibilities and geopolitical conditions of Podlasie. The University of Bialystok also responds to the needs of Poles living behind the Eastern boarder of Poland. Among others, the University befriends and cooperates with academies from Belarus, Russia, Lithuania and Ukraine. At present, The University of Bialystok educates over 15 000 students, including foreigners, mostly from Eastern Europe. It is a mold of future intellectual elites, as well as a source of creative social, cultural and economic life. Faculty of Economics and Management is a part of University of Bialystok, which educates students of two specializations: - Economics, - Management. We also educates students from other countries participating in ERASMUS program. We have bilateral agreements with: 1. VON OSSIETZKY UNIVERSITÄT OLDENBURG D OLDENBU01 Germany 2. UNIVERSIDAD DE CASTILLA-LA MANCHA E CIUDA-R01 Spain 3. SZENT ISTVAN UNIVERSITY HU GODOLL001 Hungary 4. UNIVERSITA DEGLI STUDI DI BARI I BARI01 Italy 5. UNIVERSITÀ DEGLI STUDI DI CATANIA I CATANIA01 Italy 6. UNIVERSITÀ DEGLI STUDI DI ROMA 'LA SAPIENZA' I ROMA01 Italy 7. UNIVERSITA DEGLI STUDI DI VERONA I VERONA01 Italy 8. NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF IRELAND, MAYNOOTH IRLMAYNOOT01 Ireland 9. BALTIJAS STARPTAUTISKA AKADEMIJA LV RIGA28 Latvia 10. UNIVERSIDADE DA BEIRA INTERIOR P COVILHA01 Portugal 11. BIZNESA AUGSTSKOLAS TURIBA LV RIGA09 Latvia We offer a wide range of subjects in English for foreign students (you can find them in attachement).