AMBA-ACCREDITED

Kozminski University


Age: 18

History: Founded in 1993 Komzinski University. Since the beginning of our operation the university concentrates on internationalistion both in terms of research and education. In 1999, Kozminski University (formerly named the Leon Kozminski Academy of Entrepreneurship and Management, or LKAEM) became the 16th business school in Europe to be accredited by EQUIS and it followed with reaccreditation in 2004. Now also accredited by AMBA and successful in international rankings, it can claim to have joined the ranks of the prestigious European business schools.

Address: Jagiellonska 57/59 Street, Warsaw, Poland.

Ambience: Kozminski University is a private business school located in the very heart of Europe. The school describes itself as “young and ambitious, as our students are”.

Vital statistics: Undergraduate, Masters and doctorate qualifications in business and finance are all offered in addition to the MBA and Execuitve MBA programmes. All courses are taught entirely in English by an international faculty, and the students themselves are a diverse bunch which makes studying at Kozminski a truly international experience. The MBA features a wide range of online courses, which students can complete from home, but there's also an emphasis on practical experience, gained through regular group assignments, case studies and the MBA project.

Added value: The only business school in Poland to be EQUIS-accredited, and one of only two accredited by AMBA. The European MBA programme and MSc Programme in International Business and Management have also been validated by the University of Bradford which gives Kozminski University graduates a double diploma. EURO*MBA programme delivered by a consortium of 6 European business Schools including Maastricht University School of Business and Economics, IAE Aix-en-Provence, AUDENCIA Nantes Ecole de Management, EADA, Kozminski University, HHL-Leipzig Graduate School of Management.

Easy to get into? You'll need an undergraduate degree and three years' relevant work experience. A knowledge of English and GMAT test, as well as an interview and essay in English (European MBA only), are all required.

Glittering alumni: Kozminski University alumni hold managerial positions at the many national and international companies such as Citibank; Ericsson; IKEA; Orange; Siemens; Oriflame; Johnson & Johnson, Lukoil and TU Allianz.

Gurus: Professors Andrzej K. Kozminski, a management specialist; Grzegorz W. Kolodko, former Polish Finance Minister who had a big influence on the country's integration into the EU; Witold Kiezun, management theory; Witold Askanas, strategic management and organisational design.

International connections: The school has relationships with nearly a hundred international universities and business schools throughout the world, from Solvay Business School in Belgium to Arizona State University in the USA. It offers double-diploma programmes with the University of Bradford, UK and cooperates in research with such universities as Yale. Kozminski university students can participate in exchange programs with 87 universities worldwide.

Student profile: The average age on the MBA is 33, and most students have between four and 10 years' work experience. The male to female ratio is 35:65.

Cost: The MBA is around €6,280; the executive MBA is €8,140; the European MBA is €12,300 , Euro*MBA (distance learning) is €25,000.

Return on investment: The usual benefits of a boosted salary and improved contacts book.

Who's the boss? Professor Witold Bielecki is the MBA programme director.

Prospectus: +48 22 519 22 48; www.kozminski.edu.pl; ced@kozminski.edu.pl

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