• General Information

    Full Name of University:

    Jagiellonian University in Krakow

    Number of MAUI semesters you can accept during 2017/18 (not students):

    20 semesters in total(some of departments may accept more than 20 students, while other only 2 per Semester)

    General University Website:

    Click here.

    International Office/Website for Incoming Students:

    Click here.

    Contact person for incoming students:

    Krzysztof Byrski  
    Phone: +48-12-663 1004
    Fax: +48-12-663 1545
    Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    Contact person for outgoing students:

    Michał Bereziński 
    Phone: +48-12-663 1546
    Fax: +48-12-663 1545
    Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    Application website. If paper only, please write “paper only.”

    Click here.

    How does the application and admissions process differ for undergraduate versus graduates?

    Application process is the same for all level of studies.

    Other important notes

    Last updated

    31 March 2017

  • Academics

    Areas of study open to undergraduate exchange students (list explicitly)

    Polish Studies, History, Sociology, Geography, Humanities, Law, Administration.

    Open undergraduate areas of study taught in English (list explicitly)

    Polish Studies, History, Sociology, Geography, Humanities, Law, Administration.

    Are graduate areas open for exchange?

    N/A

    Areas of study open to graduate exchange students (list explicitly)

    Polish Studies, Slavonic Studies, History, Sociology, Psychology, Philosophy Geography, Geology, Humanities, Law, Administration, Physics, Astronomy and Applied Computer Science, Ecology and Evolution, Environmental Sciences, Biology – Botany, Public Health, Management and Social Communication, Media, Journalism, Public Affairs, Economy, Culture Studies.

    Open graduate areas of study taught in English (list explicitly)

    Polish Studies, Slavonic Studies, History, Sociology, Psychology, Philosophy Geography, Geology, Humanities, Law, Administration, Physics, Astronomy and Applied Computer Science, Ecology and Evolution, Environmental Sciences, Biology – Botany, Public Health, Management and Social Communication, Media, Journalism, Public Affairs, Economy, Culture Studies.

    Can advanced undergraduate students take graduate level courses?

    Yes

    Can graduate student take undergraduate level courses?

    N/A

    Areas of study restricted to prior bilateral agreements between exchange departments or faculties

    European Studies, Pharmacy.

    Areas of study not available to exchange students

    Medicine

    Websites for course offerings

    Click here.

    Required minimum and maximum number of credits available through the exchange

    For both undergraduate & graduate

    Up to the sending institution - Usually students should obtain 30 ECTS per one semester

    Are summer courses available as exchange (non fee-paying)?

    If so, please provide summer school website.

    No

    Do students register for classes in advance or upon arrival?

    Upon Arrival

    Language Requirements

    Knowledge of Polish or English on B2 level or higher.

    Language test certificate required?

    If so, which and when: before admission or upon arrival?

    Aany language certificate before arrival - not requested from native speakers.

    Preparatory language course for incoming students?

    Indicate dates and costs

    No

    Are there any special advising or registrations concerns that students should be aware of? Are services available to assist in registration or course selection?

    Yes - Contact International Students Mobility Office or visit the website and read frequently asked questions.

    Additional Notes

    Last updated

    31 March 2017

  • Dates

    Application deadline for each term

    Semester 1: 30th May
    Semester 2: 30th November

    Academic Calendar

    Please list exact dates

    Click here.
    Semester 1: 1 October - 23 February
    Semester 2: 24 February - 30 June

    Examination period(s)

    Semester 1: 29 January 2018 to 10 February 2018
    Semester 2: 16 June 2018 to 29 June 2018

    If there is a break between the academic course calendar and exams, can arrangements be made so the student may take exams early?

    (i.e. semester ends in December and exams are late January).

    Yes

    Orientation session(s) for incoming students

    Is it mandatory, indicate dates and costs

    First week of each semester. It is not obligatory, for free or some minor payments for trips or sightseeing’s participation.

    Course registration deadline

    Registration to courses is organized in the beginning of semester – 2-3 weeks.

    Last updated

    31 March 2017

  • Costs

    Total cost estimates per month in Euro

    (broken down below)

    400-500 Euro

    Housing

    Private - 200-250 Euro | Student's dormitory - 85 Euro

    Meals

    150-200 Euro

    Course Materials

    50 Euro

    Local Transportation

    20 Euro

    Health Insurance

    25 Euro

    Other

    (please indicate and specify any mandatory additional fees)

    Student ID card payment - 5 Euro

    Is comparable health insurance coverage from abroad allowed/not allowed?

    If not, please include fees in “other” field above.

    Yes

    Additional Notes

    Last Updated

    31 March 2017

  • Housing and Student Life

    Is housing assistance available? How do students apply, and is it guaranteed?

    Yes. Contact the International Student Mobility Office. Limited spaces available.

    Housing options

    Student dormitory - Double/Triple Rooms

    Housing Website and Contact Person(s)

    Click here.
    Paweł WINIARSKI, MA
    tel. (+48-12) 663-1547
    e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    Do students apply for housing with their regular application or is it separate?

    It is separate through University system for students – USOSweb. Applicants receive information on email about the procedure.

    What kinds of health facilities are available at the university?

    None

    Are internships available?

    No

    Are student jobs available/allowed?

    No

    Additional Notes

    It is not forbidden by the Jagiellonian University in Kraków for exchange students to find job and work, but we do not provide any assistance concerning this issue.

    Last Updated

    31 March 2017