Wrocław University of Economics

Wrocław University of Economics

The Wrocław University of Economics "(Uniwersytet Ekonomiczny we Wrocławiu)" is one of ten public universities located in Wrocław, Poland. Originally established in 1947 as a private business school (then named "Wyższa Szkoła Handlowa", or "Trade College"), it was socialized in 1954 under the name "Wyższa Szkoła Ekonomiczna", "College of Economics"). In October 1974 it was named after the Polish economist Oskar Lange, although his name does not occur in the official English name of the university.

As of 2005, the university has 21,000 students (including in distance courses) and a faculty of 638 teachers, including 137 full professors.

The main campus with three out of four departments is located on Ulica Komandorska near the center of Wrocław, whereas one department (Regional economy and tourism) resides in a separate campus in Jelenia Góra.

The university comprises the following departments:
*Economical Knowledge
*Engineering and business
*Management and computer science
*Regional economy and tourism (Jelenia Góra)

External links

* [http://www.ae.wroc.pl/english/ Official English website]

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