According to the latest fDi report “Polish Cities of the Future 2019/20 ”, Warsaw reigned supreme for the third time. The capital of Poland performed strongly in the economic potential, human capital and lifestyle, connectivity and business friendliness categories.

The University of Warsaw is the largest university in Poland and a leading research centre in the country. Its seat is in the capital of Poland, one of the most dynamically developing European cities. According to the fDi report, Warsaw remains the country’s largest draw for investors.


Warsaw has retained its number one position in fDi Intelligence division of the “Financial Times”. Cracow was ranked 2nd and Wrocław – 3rd. The fDi collected data from 50 locations in Poland using the specialist online tools fDi Markets and fDi Benchmark. The authors of the report collected data under five categories: economic potential, business friendliness, human capital and lifestyle, cost-effectiveness and connectivity.


Warsaw attracts more investors than any other Polish city between 2014 and 2018. The number of investments in sales, marketing and support and business services operations increased. What makes Warsaw the top city is the fact that it houses the highest number of higher education institutions of all Polish cities, including the University of Warsaw, and boasts the high­est number of students studying a foreign language.


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