The Eastern European University of Applied Sciences in Bialystok (Wschodnioeuropejska Akademia Nauk Stosowanych w Białymstoku – WANS), formerly known as the Higher School of Finance and Management (WSFiZ) and the Higher School of Physical Education and Tourism (WSWFiT), has been one of the leading non-state universities in Poland for many years. The Academy is based in Białystok, with a branch located in Ełk.
Celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2023, WANS is one of the universities writing a new chapter in the history of Polish higher education.
WANS has a world-class educational base. It is easy for its graduates to find permanent employment in companies in the region and all over Poland. Research confirms that they enjoy their work and meet the expectations of their employers. Moreover, many of them successfully run their own businesses.