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POLAND: JAGELLONIAN UNIVERSITY IN KRAKOW

Krakow, Poland

GENERAL INFORMATION

FULL NAME AND LOCATION OF UNIVERSITY

Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland

NUMBER OF UTRECHT NETWORK SEMESTERS ACCEPTING DURING 2019/2020

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

MAIN UNIVERSITY WEBSITE

INTERNATIONAL OFFICE WEBSITE FOR INCOMING STUDENTS

CONTACT PERSON FOR INCOMING STUDENTS

Dr Izabela Zawiska
phone: +48 12 663 30 13
izabela.zawiska@uj.edu.pl

CONTACT PERSON FOR OUTGOING STUDENTS

Dr Izabela Zawiska
phone: +48 12 663 30 13
izabela.zawiska@uj.edu.pl

APPLICATION WEBSITE

Official nomination must be sent to the UN representative and student should fill the on-line application: https://www.incomingstudents.uj.edu.pl/

HOW DOES THE APPLICATION AND ADMISSIONS PROCESS DIFFER FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS?

No difference

 

ACADEMICS

 

AREAS OF STUDY OPEN TO UNDERGRADUATE EXCHANGE STUDENTS

UNDERGRADUATE AREAS TAUGHT IN ENGLISH

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

AREAS OF STUDY OPEN TO GRADUATE EXCHANGE STUDENTS

CAN GRADUATE STUDENTS TAKE UNDERGRADUATE LEVEL COURSES

Yes

CAN ADVANCED UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS TAKE GRADUATE LEVEL COURSES?

Yes

AREAS OF STUDY RESTRICTED TO PRIOR BILATERAL AGREEMENTS BETWEEN EXCHANGE DEPARTMENTS OR FACULTIES

European Studies, Pharmacy.

AREAS OF STUDY THAT ARE NOT OPEN TO EXCHANGE STUDENTS

Medicine

WEBSITE FOR COURSE OFFERINGS

REQUIRED MINIMUM AND MAXIMUM NUMBER OF CREDITS AVAILABLE THROUGH THE EXCHANGE

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, WHAT IS THE WEBSITE?

No

DO STUDENTS REGISTER FOR COURSES IN ADVANCE OR UPON ARRIVAL?

Upon arrival.

COURSE REGISTRATION DEADLINE(S)

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

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

English B2 or Polish B2.

LANGUAGE TEST CERTIFICATE REQUIRED? IF SO, WHICH AND WHEN: BEFORE ADMISSION OR UPON ARRIVAL?

 Not requested from native speakers.

PREPARATORY LANGUAGE COURSE FOR INCOMING STUDENTS? DATES AND COSTS?

No.

ARE THERE ANY SPECIAL ADVISING OR REGISTRATION CONCERNS THAT STUDENTS SHOULD BE AWARE OF? ARE SERVICES AVAILABLE TO ASSIST IN REGISTRATION OR COURSE SELECTION?

Contact Utrecht Network representative: izabela.zawiska@uj.edu.pl

ADDITIONAL NOTES

DATES

 

None.

APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR EACH TERM

Semester 1/Fall: 30 May
Semester 2/Spring: 30 November

ACADEMIC CALENDAR

EXAMINATION PERIOD

Semester 1/Fall: 29 January to 10 February
Semester 2/Spring: 16 June to 29 June

IF THERE IS A BREAK BETWEEN THE ACADEMIC COURSE CALENDAR AND EXAMS, CAN ARRANGEMENTS BE MADE SO THE STUDENT MAY TAKE EXAMS EARLY?

Yes.

ORIENTATION SESSION(S) FOR INCOMING STUDENTS. ARE THEY MANDATORY? DATES AND COSTS?

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

ADDITIONAL NOTES

COSTS

 

TOTAL COST ESTIMATE PER MONTH (IN EURO)

400-500 Euro

HOUSING

Private - 200-250 Euro | Students dormitory - 85 Euro

MEALS

150-200 Euro

BOOKS/COURSE MATERIALS

50 Euro

LOCAL TRANSPORTATION

20 Euro

HEALTH INSURANCE

25 Euro

OTHER

Student ID card payment - 5 Euro

IS COMPARABLE HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FROM ABROAD ALLOWED?

Yes.

ADDITIONAL NOTES

None

HOUSING AND STUDENT LIFE

 

IS HOUSING ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE? IS IT GUARANTEED? HOW DO STUDENTS APPLY?

Yes. Student can apply for a place in double room in one of JU students residence in the application form.

HOUSING OPTIONS

Student dormitory - Double/Triple Rooms.

HOUSING WEBSITE AND CONTACT PERSON(S)

DO STUDENTS APPLY FOR HOUSING WITH THEIR UNIVERSITY APPLICATION OR IS IT SEPARATE? IS THERE A DEADLINE?

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.

PROMOTIONAL MATERIALS

 

LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS UNIVERSITY

Virtual Campus Tour

YouTube Channel

JU Official Instagram: @jagiellonian_university

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