Opole University

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Opole University
Uniwersytet Opolski
Latin: Universitas Opoliensis
Established 1994
Rector Stanisław Nicieja
Location Opole, Poland
Website www.uni.opole.pl

Opole University (Polish: Uniwersytet Opolski) is a university in Opole. It was founded in 1994 from a merger of two other educational institutions.

Faculty of Philology

It has eight faculties:

  • Faculty of Philology;
  • Faculty of History and Pedagogy,
  • Faculty of Theology,
  • Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Information Technology,
  • Faculty of Natural and Technical Sciences,
  • Faculty of Economics,
  • Faculty of Law and Administration,
  • Faculty of Chemistry.

The university has 17,500 students doing 32 majors and 53 specializations. The staff members numbers 1380 - among them 203 professors and habilitated doctors and 327 doctors.

The university confers licentiate, master and doctoral degrees.

Scientific journal[edit]

Opole University publishes the peer-reviewed academic journal Economic and Environmental Studies (print: ISSN 1642-2597, online: ISSN 2081-8319), a publication which deals with economics, environment, and sustainable development, with a focus on Eastern Europe. Within the field of economics it belongs to the new institutional economics.[1] The journal is published by the University of Opole and was established in 2001. The editors-in-chief are Joachim Ahrens and Joost Platje.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Economic and Environmental Studies". Faculty of Economics - Opole University - Poland. Retrieved 2010-08-22. 

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Coordinates: 50°40′8″N 17°55′33″E / 50.66889°N 17.92583°E / 50.66889; 17.92583