Warsaw was ranked 55th in the A.T. Kearney’s Global Cities ranking which analyzes 125 world’s most important cities. In comparison with last year it performs better due to its development opportunities.
The Global Cities Index is based on 27 metrics across 5 dimensions: business activity, human capital, information exchange, cultural experience, and political engagement. It was created to provide insights into the global reach, performance, and level of development of the largest cities in the world.
Warsaw took 55th place in the ranking. In 2015, the capital of Poland was ranked 66th. Authors of the A.T. Kearney’s Global Cities ranking recognized the economic situation in Poland encouraging business to invest in Warsaw. Certainly, opening of the Google innovation campus in Warsaw and growing number of broadband internet have had an impact on the information exchange. T. Kearney – global management consulting firm appreciated wide cultural offer in Warsaw. The capital of Poland is perceived as a place where its inhabitants are satisfied with their life and feel safe.
Authors of the ranking also claim that Warsaw has an opportunity to be ranked even higher. Capital of Poland was classified to the group of the fastest growing cities, which will be increasing their influence across the world.
More information about the A.T. Kearney’s Global Cities.
We would like to remind that few months ago The Guardian published an article about QS Best Student Cities 2016 where Warsaw has been on 2nd place in a list of the world’s most affordable cities for international students and the University of Warsaw was mentioned as the best place to study.