Scientific fundamental research are coordinated by university research teams and departments, individual young researchers (up to 35 years - old) and PhD students within the Faculties.
Core R&D activities are financed by statutory funds from Ministry of Science and Higher Education and National Science Centre (two research projects were also financed by European Commission (under Seventh Framework).
Applied research are coordinated by university interdisciplinary research teams. Core applied research are financed under domestic and strategic research programmes coordinated by the National Centre for Research and Development and under research, consulting, organisation of trainings and expert opinions ordered/commissioned by institutions and companies from private sector.
Faculty of Economics
The Faculty is a ‘centre’ established to improve research and teaching programmes focused on economic and social development. The faculty has a right to award doctoral and postdoctoral degrees in the field of economic sciences (discipline – economics) and doctoral degrees in the discipline of management science. The Faculty has the first scientific category - A, according to the evaluation criteria of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education. Didactic process developed by the academics is aimed at teaching highly qualified specialists in Economics, International Economic Relations, Spatial Economy, Business and Public Management, Logistics, Finance and Management Protection of Health.
Faculty of Finance and Insurance
Faculty of Finance and Insurance aims at strengthen its academic position in finance and accounting, by cooperating with international environment. Faculty has the authority to award PhD degrees and a post – doctoral degrees in the discipline of economics, and a PhD degrees in the discipline of finance. Faculty implements teaching programs for undergraduate and graduate studies in finance and accounting (with multiple specialisations), health care finance and management and PhD studies. s. Faculty offers graduate studies in cooperation with foreign universities under joint diploma programs (European Business and Finance, and Quantitative Asset and Risk Management).
Fundamental research of the Faculty of Finance and Insurance are focused on: corporate finance, banking, public finance, financial markets, insurance, accounting, investments, real estate management, applied mathematics, statistics and econometrics in finance. The academic staff of the Faculty cooperates with business entities, institutions, professional organizations and other administrative units.
Faculty of Informatics and Communication
Faculty of Informatics and Communication was established in January 2009 and now offers academic programs for more than 1000 students in Informatics, Informatics and Econometrics , Journalism and Social Communication. More than 75 academic staff in a cooperation with students and business experts promote and coordinate research in fields of business informatics, communication theory and management science. Many conducted projects are interdisciplinary and are aimed to integrate knowledge from ICT, communication and management science designing intelligent application and smart content for new media. Our courses, educational and research programs are designed to satisfy needs and interests of students, business and other stakeholders who have different aims, plans and aspirations but common passion for designing and implementing new ideas in creative industries.
Faculty of Management
The academic position of the Faculty is created by the following activities: scientific research, teaching process, academics development and partnership with national and international environment. This reflects the following facts - Faculty of Management has dual rights to award academic doctoral and postdoctoral degrees in two disciplines: Economics and Management sciences,Faculty has the first scientific category - A, according to the evaluation criteria of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education, Faculty has the highest assessment for the teaching quality in Management awarded by National Accreditation Commission.