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Summer University Warsaw

We are sorry to inform you that due to the Covid-19 pandemic,
SUW 2020 has been cancelled.

Summer University Warsaw

Summer University Warsaw (SUW) offers 2-week-long courses on economics and management at Warsaw School of Economics (SGH). All classes are organised as lectures and workshops with numerous case studies, discussions and group projects. Bachelor’s and master’s level students have an opportunity to earn 4 or 8 ECTS credits that are internationally recognised. Our academic team includes teachers from Warsaw School of Economics and invited guest speakers from partner universities taking part in Erasmus+ KA107 exchange programme (SGH academic partners) and practitioners from international corporations (SGH business partners).


The programme for Summer University 2021 will be announced in January 2021.


Academic team

Startup Entreprenership

Albert Tomaszewski
Albert Tomaszewski, PhD, an Associate Professor in the Department of Strategic Management at SGH Warsaw School of Economics. A researcher of contemporary entrepreneurship and new-economy organizations (i.e. startups). A lecturer (with 10 years of experience in graduate and post-graduate courses), educator, business trainer and consultant with startups experience of his own.





Firms Strategies in International Business

Anna Masłoń-Oracz
Anna Masłoń-Oracz (PhD) is a lecturer at three continents (Europe, Africa and Asia), based at SGH Warsaw School of Economics. She is a economist and organizational behavior expert. Dr Anna is and a member of the International Women’s Forum, and Vice-President of Polish European Community Study Association. As a business oriented researcher, Dr Anna has done analysis on how clusters influence regional development competitiveness from smart specialisation perspective. She is also involved in international projects in many countries in Africa concerning women empowerment, development of SME’s and regional innovation system to enhance the role and importance of regional innovation systems (RIS) in economic development and growth.


Creative Problem-Solving Process and Design Thinking

Rafał Kasprzak
Prof. Rafał Kasprzak PhD academic teacher at the SGH Warsaw School of Economics, working at the Institute of Management. Author of many research and economics projects focusing on the issue of innovation and cooperation between science and business. He has professional experience in the areas of business consulting services to organizations implementing innovation and in management of innovation projects in the cultural and creative sector.
Key areas of scientific interests: creative industries (cultural and creative industries), their relationship with innovation and creativity, theirs impact on the local economy and household behavior. He developed tools supporting the functioning of cultural activities, counselor and certified trainer in fundraising and the author of project proposals. Graduate Master of Business Administration at the Ecole Superieure de Commerce de Rennes (France).
Author of book about the creative sector in Poland, available on-line HERE.


Marlena Gołofit
Marlena Gołofit - Design Thinking Facilitator, Action Learning Coach, Project Manager with over 10 years of working experience in a variety of professional environments: R&D and Space projects. HR Manager responsible for the development of project teams and processes that support the achievement of the organization's goals. Space exploration enthusiast.




Brand Management

Mikołaj Pindelski
Mikołaj Pindelski, PhD, Collegium of Management and Finance, SGH Warsaw School of Economics. Author of publications on making strategy work, operations management, sales, sales management and strategic management in both Polish and English languages. Leader and team member of numerous research and consultancy projects on the topics mentioned. Was teaching at universities worldwide – Nottingham Trent University (UK), Institute of Management Technology (New Delhi/Ghaziabad, India), Estonian Business School (Tallin, Estonia), Tel Aviv University, (Israel), Vilnius University (Lithuania), Ecole Superieur de Commerce (Rennes, France). Former research and teaching fellow at Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan, Bar Ilan University, Tel Aviv/Ramat Gan, Fordham University, New York and Tel Aviv University. Last 10 years spent on projects for numerous international companies as Carlsberg, Leroy Merlin, Abbott, Raiffeisen, Tesco and many others.
Contact: Mikolaj.Pindelski@sgh.waw.pl


Joanna Żukowska
Joanna Żukowska, PhD, Assistant Professor at Business Enviroment Unit at the Institute of Enterprise at SGH Warsaw School of Economics. She holds International Coach Certificate in the scope of coaching, learning and development, issued by Edexcel and BTEC Professional Qualifications. She was conferred the CoachWise Certificate accredited with the International Coach Federation. The tutor of Acceleration Scientific Society. Head of Post-Graduation Studies - Academy of Professional Coach at Warsaw School of Economics. She specializes at HR management, marketing communication, coaching, creation of relationships with clients. She make her core research in HRM area. She is specially interested in employees’ evaluation theories and methods. She took part in scholarship at the University of Bologna in Italy and at Fordham University of New York City. She was the visiting professor in Toulouse Business School, ISCAP Porto, Vilnius Business School, Turku School of Economics, ISCTE Lisbon, Budapest Business School, Universita degli Studi di Firenze. The authoress of numerous scientific publications and researches on the above topics, lecturer at conferences and seminars.

Advanced Behavioural Economics

Paweł Pońsko (PhD) – lecturer at the Warsaw School of Economics. He received his Ph. D. from the University of Calgary, Canada, where he specialised in behavioural and experimental economics. He has lectured at the following universities: the University of Calgary, Mount Royal University (Canada), and Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (Spain). He gained his professional experience in the evaluation and forecasting of economic processes at the Narodowy Bank Polski (National Bank of Poland) and the Polish Ministry of Finance. He is the author of several scientific articles on economics.


Venue and cultural events

Our summer programme includes not only interesting classes, but also a great social and cultural offer. Students will have an opportunity to visit the most iconic sites in Warsaw including The Warsaw Rising Museum and Chopin Museum. We are also planning numerous outdoor activities like guided city walks in the Old Town and Lazienki- Royal Residence Park.

Other interesting place to visit are Praga district, Palace of Culture and Science, King Jan III's Palace and many more ;)

Focal point of SUW 2020 cultural programme is trip to UNESCO World Heritage sites Cracow, Memorial and Museum Auschwitz-Birkenau and Wieliczka Salt Mine (3-day guided trip by bus. Please see Accommodation and fees for the price).

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Accommodation and fees


During SUW participants will be staying in Sabinki dormitory in double or triple rooms with wi-fi connection. Dormitory also has common areas including billiard and TV room, and space for parties. Sabinki dormitory is located within a walking distance from SGH campus.



Fees for 2019 edition were as follows: 

  • 450 euro – fee for one course, inauguration and graduation, access to SGH’s library and university’s computers with internet, „welcome package”
  • 310 euro – fee for second course
  • 145 euro – accommodation in students’ dormitory, double or triple rooms for 16 nights
  • 170 euro – 10 breakfasts before classes (at about 8 a.m.), 9 light lunches and 9 dinners
  • 180 euro – trip to Cracow, Auschwitz and Wieliczka (by bus)
  • 80 euro – cultural and social events including visits in Chopin Museum, The Warsaw Rising Museum and city walks

Summer University Warsaw fees should be paid after candidate’s acceptance but before their arrival.

Please note that fees do not cover:

  • insurance (students have to buy one on their own)
  • students' arrival and departure (plane tickets, train tickets etc.)
  • bus tickets in Warsaw
  • food during weekends


Application form

We are sorry to inform you that due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Summer University Warsaw 2020 has been cancelled.


The timetable for Summer University 2021 will be announced in January 2021.



If you had any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us:

SGH Warsaw School of Economics (Szkola Glowna Handlowa w Warszawie)

The Centre for Open Education
Niepodleglosci Ave. 162 suite 150
02-554 Warsaw, Poland

Joanna Tabor-Błażewicz PhD,
SUW 2019 Director
e-mail: jtabor[at]sgh.waw.pl

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