The biggest group of private universities in Poland
- Merito Group is the largest group of private universities in Poland.
- We have over 29 years of experience in higher education, while maintaining the position of a leader and innovator on this field.
- We offer each Partner the know-how and an individual approach to business, ensuring development and increasing the scale of their business.
12 universities in 11 cities
Merito Group comprises WSB Merito Universities and the DSW University of Lower Silesia. In total, the Group has six universities and seven faculties in 11 largest Polish cities. WSB Merito Universities and DSW University of Lower Silesia rank very high in the most prestigious Polish rankings of private universities.
Merito Group is currently the largest group of private universities in Poland, with over 100.000 students from Poland and abroad (2022).
Our foreign students are:
Our Universities participate in the Erasmus+ programme. Numerous partnership agreements exist with universities from all over Europe and beyond, and all the Group's Universities conduct the programme. With an Erasmus+ Charter issued by the EU, the Universities are entitled to participate in and benefit from the Erasmus+ Programme.
Merito Universities Development Center
Merito Universities Development Center is a professional partner in the development of universities and ensures a unique mode of operation for the Group, including business support in digitalisation, e-learning, marketing, PR, sales, IT, and legal issues. It is an ideally functioning cooperation model between business and education. Each year our Universities evaluate internal cooperation in a specially designed survey, BAM Merito Group b2b (Brand Attributes Survey), and the results always indicate the mutual benefits of the partnership.
WSB Merito University in Gdansk was founded in 1998 as the Gdańsk School of Banking. With its campuses based in Gdańsk and Gdynia, the university is comprised of five faculties: Faculty of Business, Faculty of Law and Administration, Faculty of Information Technology and New Technologies, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, and the Faculty of Health.
Founded as the Poznań School of Banking, WSB Merito University in Poznan has been in existence since 1994 . The university is made up of three faculties: the Faculty of Finance and Banking in Poznan, the Branch Faculty in Chorzow, and the Faculty of Economics in Szczecin.
WSB Merito University in Torun has been active since 1998. The university is made up of three faculties, including the Faculty of Finance and Management in Torun, the Faculty of Finance and Management in Bydgoszcz, and the Faculty of Applied Studies in Lodz.
WSB Merito University in Warsaw was founded in 2019. It constitutes of a single entity, the Faculty of Entrepreneurship and Innovation.
WSB Merito University in Wroclaw was established in 1998. The university consists of two faculties: the Faculty of Finance and Management in Wroclaw, and the Faculty of Economics in Opole.
DSW University of Lower Silesia in Wrocław has been in existence since 1997. It is comprised of the Faculty of Applied Studies, as well as five colleges—including the College of Administrative, Security and Technical Studies; College of Social Communication and Media Studies; College of Pedagogical Studies; College of Psychological Studies; College of Health Sciences—and the Research Group for Remote Education.
In 2019 Merito Group Universities founded the first Research Federation of WSB & DSW Universities. The mission of the Federation is to conduct research activity, commercialise the effects of scientific research and know-how linked with the achieved results, and manage internal publication activity and cooperation with the socio-economic environment.
Merito Group in figures
Merito Group has six Univeristies: DSW University of Lower Silesia, WSB Merito University in Gdansk, WSB Merito University in Poznan, WSB Merito University in Wroclaw, WSB Merito University in Torun and WSB Merito University in Warsaw.
We are located in 11 largest cities in Poland.
We have been operating on the education market in Poland for 29 years.
Merito Group offers over 1,000 study programmes, primarily at a bachelor’s degree level and master’s degree level also on post-graduate and MBA studies.