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Kozminski University has become the latest university to be welcomed into the CFA Institute University Recognition Program.

23.03.2016

Kozminski University has become the latest university to be welcomed into the CFA Institute University Recognition Program. KU’s Master in Finance and Accounting program has been acknowledged as incorporating at least 70 percent of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK) and placing emphasis on the CFA Institute Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice within the program. This program position students well to obtain the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation, which has become the most respected and recognized investment credential in the world. 

Entry into the CFA Institute University Recognition Program signals to potential students, employers, and the marketplace that Kozminski University curriculum is closely tied to professional practice and is well-suited to preparing students to sit for the CFA examinations.   Through participation in this program, Kozminski University is eligible to receive a limited number of student scholarships for the CFA Program each year.

“Students in these programs study the Candidate Body of Knowledge, which includes the core knowledge, skills, and abilities identified by practitioners worldwide as essential for successful practice,” said Neil Govier, CFA, Head of University Relations at CFA Institute. “By mastering the fundamentals of the CFA Program as well as the Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct, these future investment professionals gain a strong foundation that helps prepare them well to join the growing CFA Institute community dedicated to promoting the highest standards of ethics, education, and professional excellence for the ultimate benefit of society.”

Kozminski University, founded in 1993, is a private institution of higher education with full academic rights. The university has obtained Polish and international accreditations, as well as excellent results in global and national educational rankings which shows the high quality of its programs and services. Due to these qualities KU diplomas themselves have become coveted. The university’s offer includes various Bachelor, Master’s, MBA’s as well as Ph.D. programs. All of these are also offered in English. 

Since 2009 Kozminski University is classified in the prestigious educational rankings provided by the ‘Financial Times’ – Business School Rankings, which include the best universities from around the world. Moreover, for the past 15 consecutive years it holds first place throughout private universities in educational rankings published by ‘Perspektywy’ and ‘Rzeczpospolita’ and ‘WPROST’. Kozminski University also received a special distinction from the National Accreditation Committee in regards to management, administration and law programs. Kozminski University holds three international accreditations: EQUIS, AMBA and AACSB. 

Kozminski University’s Master in Finance and Accounting  can be studied full-time or part-time. The program offers a mix of theoretical and applied courses seeking a balance between the theory and empirical aspects of finance, trying different aspects with the rigor that analysis and financial management requires. In 2015 Kozminski University ranked 18th in the world in the Global Masters in Finance Ranking published by "Financial Times".

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