Business expansion
Poludniowy; Malopolskie; Miasto Krakow
Location of affected unit(s)
Information / Communication
Computer Programming, Consultancy And Related Activities
Computer Programming, Consultancy And Related Activities
62.09 - Other information technology and computer service activities

140 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
14 December 2015
Employment effect (start)
1 January 2016
Foreseen end date


American company UBER has announced that it will create 140 jobs at its Centre of Excellence in Kraków which is expected to be operational in January 2016. The company has started a recruitment of IT and business specialists.

This is the first such hub of UBER in Poland as well as in the European Union, and the company plans to invest PLN 40mn (EUR 9.17mn USD 10mn). The centre will be one of the most complex within UBER, serving the largest number of countries with the most number of languages. The centre will provide services for both users and partner-drivers that cooperate with the company in the region of EMEA.

In Poland, UBER has been operating since 2014 and has units in five locations: Wrocław, Warszawa, Kraków, Trójmiasto and Poznań. UBER was founded in 2009 in San Francisco. Currently, the company operates in 67 countries worldwide. The company offers transportation network services, based on rideshare.


  • 14 December 2015: Puls HR
  • 7 January 2016: Rzeczpospolita


Eurofound (2015), UBER, Business expansion in Poland, factsheet number 86132, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/86132.