Vistula University is the first private non-profit higher education institution established in Poland. UV has been steadily rising in the university rankings of Polish universities (currently no. 5 among private universities). Vistula is also the national leader in the field of internationalization among all Polish Universities with 2784 foreign students out of 6372 in total.
The high quality of education and achievements of students and graduates of Vistula have been recognized by the Polish School Accreditation Commission. A wide range of academic programs are offered in bachelor`s, master`s and PhD levels. UV participates in global projects with socio-cultural, environmental, business and technological dimensions. UV received the highest rating, “A” , in the parametric evaluation of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education in the category of small research units. Vistula also participated in the European Erasmus LLP and Gruntvig programs.
UV is doing effective research cooperation with business partners. We produced many reports commissioned by our corporate partners , including “Go Global – Report on the Polish Economy”, the report “The role of interest groups in the legislative process in Poland”. Currently conducts projects: “Student Center for Innovation and Technology Transfer”, “Computer chance for you”, "Innovative and efficient administration of the source of success in the knowledge economy”, “The quality of the Academy of Finance”.
The University consists of eminent experts who have a real impact on economic and social life, including prof. Witold Orłowski – special adviser of European Commission on the budget, member of the National Development Council established by the President of Poland; Marek Kulczycki PhD – chairman of FM Bank PBP, former chairman of Deutsche Bank PBC SA, former employee of United Nations on Industrial Development; prof. Krzysztof Rybiński –former Vice-President of the National Bank of Poland, prof. Andrzej Olechowski – former minister of finance and former minister of foreign affairs, prof. Longin Pastusiak – former Vice-President of NATO Parliamentary Assembly, Associate prof. Oskar Kowalewski – INE PAN, Fellow Wharton Institutions Financial Center, member of the editorial board of the Family Business Review magazine, Associate prof. Roman Fulneczek – former chairman of the Management Board of PZU, Judge of the Court of Arbitration of the Insurance Ombudsman, Bartłomiej Nowak PhD – former director of the office of Vice-President of the European Parliament, former adviser to the members of the Convention on Future of Europe, Associate prof. Wawrzyniec Konarski – Vice-President of The Polish Association for The Club of Rome, Member of the Committee „Poland 2000 Plus” at Presidium of the Polish Academy of Sciences.